Whether the Border Collie you just bought is a puppy or you would like to teach your older dog some new tricks, it is important to train him the proper way. This article will give you the dos and don’ts of Border Collie training.
Right Age to Train a Border Collie
Most people wonder about the right age at which they should begin training a Border Collie. The right age actually depends on the kind of dog training you want. If you want to train the Border Collie on some basic house rules or would like fix a prevailing obedience problem, the sooner you begin the better.
However, if your aim is to train your puppy on some new simple tricks, the best time to do this is when he is three months old. If you intend to teach your dog something a little more challenging, you will have to wait until understand your commands. This will be when the dog is around five or six months of age.
Border Collie Obedience Training
Obedience training refers to training your Border Collie to follow house rules as well as teaching the dog him how to behave in social situations and at home. Things such as socializing and house training fall under this category.
Correcting challenging disobedience problems as well as preventing behavioral difficulties at an early age is the main purpose for obedience training. This is done by first creating your character as the “Alpha dog”, leader of the group. From there, you can proceed to either correct bad behavior or teach new rules.
Border Collie Trick Training
After assuming your role as the alpha dog and your Border Collie has mastered the house rules, you may need to take the training a step further. The best way of doing …