Best Dog Training Solutions, Tools, and Toys for New Pup Parents
Dog Training Basics
Where to Start When Training Your New Dog: The Basics
Congratulations on the new furry addition to your family! Whether you’re deciding which professional dog trainer to hire or you want to try DIY dog training at home, check out our dog training basics to make the best decision for you and your dog. We explore dog training methods, describe when and where you could start training your dog, and explain how to train using common commands. To keep training positive and enjoyable, we’ve also included fun tricks you can teach your new pup!
Based on our research, we answer common questions like: What are the pros and cons of training your dog at home vs. hiring a dog trainer? Can I train my dog myself? When to start training a puppy?
Common Training Commands
Learn how to use dog training commands and hand signals for heel, lie down, sit, stay, fetch, and more!