Doberman Pinscher Training Information

Doberman pinscher training is no different than for any other breed of dog, and in fact it's a lot easier with this intelligent breed that's so eager to please you.

Doberman Pinschers are some of the most intelligent dogs out there, and you'll quickly see why once you settle into your training routine.

They will be quick to grasp new, progressively harder techniques, and eventually they'll just be showing off to show you how good they are. As always, be sure you know your proper Dog First Aid before you begin training, be consistent, and most importantly have fun.

There are three main areas that you need to focus on when it comes to Doberman pinscher training. Doberman Pinscher Puppies will have the tendency to bite playfully, bark, and jump up on people. They may seem really cute at first, but eventually they'll be more annoying than anything else, and as they get older and bigger the biting and jumping can actually become dangerous.

Doberman Pinscher Dogs are medium large dogs with a solid, muscular build and a fierce bite. Taking care of your training while your Doberman Pinscher is still a puppy is absolutely crucial.

Play Biting

Doberman Pinschers Puppies are playful little rascals who will naturally play rough with other puppies in their litter. They'll wrestle, bite, and claw each other in fun, and naturally they'll take these same behaviors over to you. In the wild, puppies will playfully nip at and bite their mothers, but she won't stand for this. She'll give them a swat across the nose and a short, sharp bark to grab their attention.

You need to do the same thing. When your Doberman Pinscher Puppy starts nipping at your hand, grab him firmly by the collar and loudly state “NO!” After this, and this is the most important part, give him a chew toy to nibble on.

You can even go so far as to place the toy directly in his mouth. What this does is shows the puppy not only that he shouldn't be biting you, but that he CAN bite as long as it's the appropriate item. Puppies, especially Doberman puppies, need to chew on things to keep their jaw and teeth healthy. If you simply focus on not biting during your Doberman pinscher training, it's actually unhealthy for the dog.

Jumping Up

The next area of focus for Doberman pinscher training should be jumping up on people. This is especially dangerous in houses with small children, because as the Doberman Pinscher Dog gets bigger he could seriously hurt a child thinking it's all in fun. When your dog jumps up on you, don't bend down and pet him. Remain standing and just turn the opposite direction.

The dog will eventually realize that his jumping is what is causing you to turn away, and he will stop. Next, use basic training commands to teach your Doberman Pinscher to sit instead, using positive reinforcement Doberman pinscher training techniques. By doing this you'll soon have a happy, well behaved puppy on your hands.

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