Treats: The way to a Pugs heart is surely through the stomach. Treats are the number one motivator for training most dogs and Pugs in Particular. Treats can also be a healthy addition to her diet. Here are a few treats that should be easy to carry in your treat bag and will satisfy even the most discerning Pug owner:
· Blue Ridge Naturals Oven Baked Salmon Jerky.
· Zuke’s Mini Naturals Healthy Moist Treats, are actually nutritious, they are corn, wheat and soy free
· Stewart Pro-Treat Freeze Dried Chicken Liver Dog Treat. These essentially Just liver. They are very rich and nutritious but could soften the stools in large quantities.
· Blue Buffalo Blue Wilderness Trail Treats Turkey Jerky Dog Treats,
· Wellness CORE Natural Grain Free Pure Rewards. They have a bunch of yummy flavors
· V-Dog have treats catering to the Vegan owners.
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Training Pads: Little to explain here. Absorbable pads will make cleanup easier with puppies in training, and if you have a litter box of sorts.
Treat Bag: If you are going out for potty or to the park, chances are you want to take some treats. Your pocket is probably not a good option, and at some point you will get tired of plastic bags.
Clicker: Positive re-enforcement is another big part of Pug training. If you want to enhance the tone of your voice with a more distinct and consistent audio que, a clicker is a simple method.
Training Harness:Training harnesses work differently than the regular ones. The don’t just give you a good grip on the dog without chocking, they are connected at the chest so that when the dog pulls, he will loose balance. Good, if you have a real ‘puller’.
E-collar: Most Pug owners will dismiss the idea of training collars (and for good reasons). However, this collar is different in that it has very fine tuning and also has a ‘Vibrate Only’ mode. The idea is to give a non-auditable que to your dog, and not a form of shock or punishment. It also has nice features like light and more.
Potty Doorbells:There are a few variations on this, but other than making you feel like you dog’s butler, I think it’s a great idea. Same as any training, you need to establish a direct link between the bell and potty time, and eventually she will let you know herself.