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Top 5 Main Reasons Why Your Dog Does Not Respond to Your Instructions

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So the situation is that, your dog is not obeying your commands, it is almost as if you are not present there when you want him to pay attention to you and respond well to what you want him to do. Let’s take a look at these helpful tips to help get your dog listening.

Why Doesn't My Puppy Listen?

Another major concern for a puppy owner can be that a dog ignores what it is being asked to do.

It can be annoying - and it can be dangerous too. After all, this type of communication can help keep your pooch from getting into trouble, preventing him from going out into a busy street or eating something he shouldn't do. It can also help you to remain reasonable by allowing you to deal with problem situations.

All pet dogs are good listeners, however, they need proper support and contact with their owners to understand this. In the event that your dog does not respond to your instructions, it may be due to the following reasons.


You May Not Be Funny Enough Anymore

In the event that your dog is unresponsive or not listening to you, they may have understood that there is a very important bonus to ignore you and your instructions - the more squirrels to follow, the more time to smell grass, etc. The only way to get your dog's interest is more interesting or alluring than what they are doing right now.


Fear of Punishment

Think carefully before correcting your dog for misbehavior (Also don’t use incorrect forms of repercussions). For example, your pooch pops out the front door leading you to take him outside for a stroll for an hour. In the event that you punish your pooch by returning home at the end (or just letting it to get caught), your pooch will associate that fix with the last action they took - returning.

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Tolerance and environment change

Our dogs sincerely want to do the right thing, but we have to give them the tools. If you ever feel that your dog is disobedient because it is difficult or unresponsive, consider your dog has not understood it.

Training your dog requires strength and patience. If you do not take out sometime to teach him the instructions you want him to obey every day, he will not pay much attention to you. You should start showing your dog the instructions that you want him to follow in a quiet place without distractions and gradually change in the due course of coaching sessions.

For example, when you train your dog with the “come” command, you should start at home when no one else is there in the home. Eventually, you will need to take your pet dog to a park and other places so that you can train it to respond at the same time no matter where you are. Then work around the area with lots of distractions and work the exact same thing.


You are communicating in the Wrong Language.

If your pet dog seems not listening to you or following your instructions, it's probably just a "language barrier" of some kind. Dogs are highly adapted to body language. The next time your pet dog does not listen to you, consider if he understands the question well.).


Do not repeat the command.

One of the most important blunder dog owners make while training their pet dogs is repetition. For example, if you tell your pup to stay and not do it right away, most people will repeat it in seconds. After saying two or three times a command, the dog will sit down and then you can appreciate your pet for listening your command. The problem is that when you do this, you are actually teaching your pet to sit only after you have said the word two or three times.


In the event that all else fails, seek professional dog help

In the event that your dog does not respond to your instructions, no matter why the most appropriate solution can be found with a skilled dog trainer.

Good dog trainers just don’t know the most effective ways to get a dog to sit down, or lie down; They can interpret the communication between the pets and the owners and help you understand how to improve it. That leads to a win-win situation for both you and your dog, and a lot of listening, and in the end you no longer have to say that your dog is not responding to your commands.

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