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Puppy and dog training tips

We’ve provided lots of tips on training and behavior for your dog on the following pages, as well as downloadable PDF versions of each!

          The Benefits of Training
          Help Your Dog Love Visiting the Veterinarian
          “Real Life” Training
          The Importance of Socialization
          Teach Your Dog to Play With Toys



Training your dog isn’t just fun, it also makes both of your lives easier! Often times dog owners learn the basics of sit, stay, down, etc. but they don’t use these behaviors in the course of their every day life. Here are some ideas on how to use what you’ve learned with your dog!

          25 Uses for Sit
          25 Uses for Down
          20 Uses for Wait or Stay
          15 Uses for Coming When Called
          15 Uses for Walking Without Pulling
          20 Uses for Tricks

In addition to the handouts and information provided on this site, you can find even more information on the APDT web site Pet Owner section.

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