Being consistent is one of the most important parts of dog training. Your dog will learn to follow commands more quickly if you expect and positively reinforce appropriate behavior consistently, rather than only once in awhile. It’s also essential for all members of your household to use the same commands with your dog to avoid confusion.
When you follow these basic tips for training your dog, you should see results fairly quickly. Keep in mind that every dog learns at their own pace, so don’t get discouraged if it seems to be taking awhile. If you are really worried about the pace your dog is learning at, go back through and check that you are following all 5 super tips. We are confident, that with time and patience, your dog will eventually figure out what kind of behavior you expect and successfully learn to follow your commands.