Pet owners can sometimes think that a badly-behaved dog stealing food and jumping up at people is funny or cute. There can be some real downsides to a dog that doesn’t know how to behave though, and poor behaviour could actually have serious consequences for you beloved pet.
Here are some reasons why you should train your dog well:
- You will be able to have a better relationship with your pet. When you stop worrying about your dog’s bad behaviour, you will be able to enjoy each other’s company a lot more.
- It is much safer for your dog. Pets that don’t know how to behave might end up running off and won’t respond to commands when you call them back.
- You will have a much more sociable pet. Well-trained dogs will be more friendly towards people and other animals. You will be able to let you dog off the lead and feel confident in its behaviour wherever you are.