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Pro Tips For Training A Miniature Schnauzer

October 10, 2018

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Miniature schnauzers are high-energy and eager-to-please dogs. This can make them a handful, but it also means that they are easy to train. Their intelligence also helps during training. You will be surprised that in just a few weeks of bringing your new puppy home, she will have learned a lot.

Start Training Your Miniature Schnauzer Early

You should start your training sessions with your Miniature Schnauzer puppy right away.

This is the best time for you to strengthen your bond and establish good behavior habits in your dog, which helps to prevent any problems from ever emerging later on.

Miniature Schnauzer puppies learn quickly, and the behaviors they learn as puppies will stay with them throughout their adult life. Dogs learn best with a clean slate, and while old dogs can indeed learn new tricks, it is difficult for them to break bad habits. Read more at Canna-Pet…

The importance of early training is true for most dogs, but it’s especially true for miniature schnauzers. It can be really difficult to train them when they’re older. As soon as you bring your puppy home, start to train her before she matures. You should also make sure you are present for most of the training sessions even if you get a professional to do it. This way, you can bond with her and she can learn to take commands from you.

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Attention Training

Train your mini schnauzer puppy to pay attention to you first. Your puppy is easily distracted by all the exciting things he sees and smells going on around him, so before you can teach him commands, you need to make sure he knows when he has to listen to you. Use treats during training but don’t let your dog see that you have them with you. To get his attention, say his name then move away from him. When he moves towards you, praise him and give him a small treat. Read more at The Nest…

Attention training is basically about teaching your dog to pay attention to you. The truth is, miniature schnauzers have a low attention span and get distracted easily, thanks to their high energy levels. This is why the first training lesson should be about attention. Once you have their attention, then you can proceed to teach her other commands.

Respect and Word Training

“Respect Training” is the dog training method I use and recommend for training Miniature Schnauzers. A dog who respects you will do what you say and will stop what he’s doing when you tell him “No.” Teaching your dog to respect you means interacting with him in specific ways that encourage respect.

My method of training Miniature Schnauzers includes teaching specific words in specific ways so that your dog not only learns the words but also develops the respectful attitude that makes him happy to obey you. Teach your dog words and he will understand what you say. Teach those words in the right ways and he will actually DO what you say. Read more at Your Pure Bred Puppy…

If a dog only listens to her owner when she feels like it, it is probably because she did not receive sufficient respect training when she was a puppy. A dog that constantly misbehaves most likely has a respect problem. This is why respect training should be prioritized at an early age.

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It is true what they say about miniature schnauzers and the schnauzer breed in general; they are very trainable. However, how you train them will ultimately determine how well trained they become. That is, will they pay attention to your commands? Will they respect you as they grow older? These tips are critical when it comes to training your schnauzer, so don’t hold back. Happy training!

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