Introduction

A puppy is a fun companion who turns into a loyal and devoted friend as he matures. When he is separated from his natural family, all he wants is a new one that he can love and that will provide him with food and shelter. That new family will be you. The quicker he learns the rules of his new home, the happier both of you will be. A puppy usually wants to please, and it?s up to you to show him how to live in the world.

Training your puppy will help your new friend to understand what is expected of him and to gain confidence. Proper training will also strengthen the bond between you and your puppy and make it possible for you to include your puppy in your daily activities more often. A well-trained puppy is a happy, well balanced puppy, and of course that’s what you want for your new best friend.

This book will make puppy training a whole lot easier for you. The book features proven methods and step-by-step instructions for training your puppy and introducing him to your home, your visitors, and the general public. Chapter 1 introduces how to puppy-proof your home, and Chapter 2 provides you with useful puppy training tips. Chapter 3 shows how to begin leash training and Chapter 4 explains crate training. Potty training is one of the most important tasks when a puppy comes home and this is covered in Chapter 5. In addition, Chapter 6 introduces the best way to teach your puppy obedience commands. And finally, Chapter 7 contains tips on how to stop destructive behaviors.

With patience and consistency, your new puppy will learn what he is supposed to do and you will be well on your way to building an extremely satisfying, lifelong friendship that will be more rewarding than you ever thought possible.