Advice 1: How to train an adult dog

Often dogs behave on the street is ugly, don't listen to the owner, tear off the leash and run away. If she was already an adult, to educate will be more difficult. To train an adult dog, you need to steadily and consistently repeat a specific sequence of steps, without stumbling and without concessions.
How to train an adult dog
You will need
  • pieces of Goodies;
  • - iron will.
First train the dog method of targeting, that is, for a treat. Exercise with your dog on an empty stomach, so she had the motivation to work. If a well-fed dog won't listen to you and doesn't want Goodies, go to feeding the dog at the time of training, for example, cut the meat into pieces and let the porridge after the lesson conducted. For dogs on dry food even easier – just let the piece of poop after every executed command.
Teach the dog the command "Next". Put the Goodies in a bag on the belt, a dog keep on a leash. Go, holding the piece near the left foot, at the level of the dog's snout. When he reached the turn, say the command "heel" and after a turn give a piece. Once this step is passed, repeat the same thing, only reach for a treat before the turn. Start training at home, go out only after fixing the basic skills on the street continue in the quiet place, start all over again. Only after the dog starts to execute, without hesitation, go to a busy street where there are distractions.
Teach the command "come". Start work at home. Take a treat, show the dog and say: "me." When she comes, give treat. Distance it does not matter, you can just take a step back, so she followed you. The more often you do at home, the better. The street will continue training on a long leash, start to work in a quiet place without people and dogs. If the dog doesn't want to run on command – pull her a little jerk with the leash. Be sure to constantly study the team at home, each time encouraging the dog. When the unquestioning execution of commands try to run without a leash in the street.
Teach the dog the command "Sit". Take a treat, show it to the dog, put it to his nose, and the other hand put the dog. As soon as she sat down – give a bite. When you say this 1 time – when the dog sits. To work out the shutter speed so that she didn't off, say "Sit" and give a piece. One team – one piece. Then give the command "walk" and released the dog.
After any command to run, start to alternate the treat with praise (Good! Well done!). In no case do not give praise along with a treat or something or other. Remember, the command can be given only once. If the dog has not fulfilled a team – must be punished.

Advice 2: How to train a cat

Nurseries, where engaged in training dogs, there are plenty, which is not the same institutions for cats. Because of this you might think that they are not designed for this. However, cats also succumb to taming as any other animals.
How to train a cat
Train the pet to perform certain tasks at home. It is important to understand that cat training should not be a burden. If he doesn't like to do certain things, to make it will be virtually impossible. Won't help here neither persuasion nor bribery in the form of a favorite food.

In addition, if the cat will not trust you, what about the possibility of training also forget.


The optimal age for beginning training is 7-8 months. At this stage of development cats are considered old enough to understand the demands and desires of their owners.

Where to start

Training cannot begin without preparation. You must observe your pet to understand his character, habits. You should also determine his favorite treats and games. All this will allow to select the optimal exercise program that will give the maximum result.


To the cat has learned the command, e.g. "sit", you need to take a treat and show it to your pet. When he is interested, calmly but firmly say the command. Repeat again and apply a little pressure to the rear paws of the cat to the animal a better idea of what he should do. The important thing is that you must have when practicing is patience. Over time, the cat will remember and sit down. When this happens, give the word a few more times and then reward the pet.

Arranging the rest in a few minutes, secure the team. Keep training until then, until the cat starts to squat without treats or your help.

Teaching the command "Give paw" should do after having studied the previous action. When the cat will sit, grab one of his legs, say the command and give the treat. As in the previous case, to perform it should be, until the pet will not himself to give you his paw.

The command "down" runs on the same principle. You only need to put pressure on the front part of the sitting cat, so he lay down, and then reward him with a treat.

However, do not overdo it. Cats differ from other animals that will not do what you do not want. Each workout should be a kind of game.

For a pet it is important to understand that when the conditions are met the owner he will be rewarded. And if not, then it is for nothing. This method of training is called "positive reinforcement".

Such training will once again show who's boss, and will increase a cat's intelligence.
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