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Information on Yorkshire Terrier training

You should really take care when choosing the type of dog to get as a pet. Each breed is very different and it is their different characteristics and features that you are going to want to take into consideration so that you can choose the dog best suited to you. The Yorkshire Terrier is by far one of the most popular breeds of dog, one that is even great with children, when trained properly.

Yorkshire Terrier training does not have to be difficult but it can definitely take quite a bit of time, especially if the dog is older. You can do the training yourself or you can hire a professional trainer to come in and help you, and the decision is really up to you.

Of course you will need to have the available time to do all the training yourself, and you will have to do some research and make yourself more educated on the matter before going forward with it.

There are a few things that are important to know when it comes to Yorkshire Terrier training. One of the best tips is to work with your dog every day because they have a short attention span and so they tend to forget very easily things that you have taught them. If you skip even a single day, they may completely forget everything that they have already learned, which of course is not the outcome that you want.

One of the most important things here is that you make sure there are no distractions around. It is not fair because dogs are easily distracted and this will only cause confusion for them. Try to have them in an empty room where it is just you and the dog, so that they can focus and concentrate solely on you. You should also always use the same wording for every command that you teach, again to keep from confusing the dog.

The bottom line is that you can have great success with your Yorkshire Terrier training, as long as you are willing to put the time into it and have patience. It can be hard when you are working with a puppy, especially during Yorkie potty training, because they are so hyper and lose focus so easily.

You want a dog that you can be proud of and love having as a pet. Not one that you are going to be embarrassed by.

Yorkies are actually great students because they are so willing and capable. They respond best when they are given lots of repetition and encouragement and this will be very helpful for you to know. You need to provide them with mental stimulation and with challenges because this will make them strive to keep going and keep pushing ahead.

Never have any distractions in the room when you are training your dog because they tend to lose focus easily and you want them to be able to keep their concentration on you. They usually have no trouble learning basic household etiquette but socialization can often be a problem with this breed.

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