7 Things to Teach Your New Rescue Dog

Begin with teaching your rescue dog name recognition. Use positive reinforcement like treats and praise when they respond to their name. 

Name Recognition

Introduce basic commands such as sit, stay, and come. These commands are not only practical but also form the basis for more advanced training. 

Basic Commands

Leash training is crucial for safety and enjoyable walks. Teach your rescue dog to walk calmly on a leash without pulling.

Leash Training

Consistent reinforcement and patience are essential for effective potty training, setting the foundation for a clean and happy home.

Potty Training

Positive socialization builds confidence and helps prevent behavioral issues. Gradually introduce new experiences to ensure a well-adjusted pet.

Socialization Skills

Rewarding desired actions with treats, praise, or playtime reinforces the behaviors you want to see, creating a positive learning environment.

Positive Reinforcement

Positive experiences at the vet and during grooming sessions reduce stress and contribute to overall well-being.

Vet and Grooming Familiarity

Mastering Canine Socialization