How To Teach Your Puppy Its Name
Choose a name that's easy to pronounce and not related to sit, stay, or come.
1 Name It Right
Positively use your puppy's name. When calling your puppy, use a happy tone.
2 Create Good Relations
Give your puppy a treat, praise, or affection when it answers its name. Positive reinforcement improves its name's link with good things.
3 Treat and Reward
Start training quietly and without interruptions. This keeps your puppy from getting overwhelmed while learning its name.
4 Beginning in Quiet
Call your puppy by name throughout the day. Keep your puppy interested with brief, entertaining training sessions.
5 Repeat, repeat
Start training in mildly distracting situations while your puppy learns its name. As your dog develops, add distrac
6 Add distractions
Learning requires persistence. Practise regularly and be patient with your puppy.
7 Maintain Patience
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