Building Confidence in Your Rescue Dogs BC

July 16, 2018

Is your rescue dogs bc shy? Or he or she doesn’t behave well in public? Perhaps they avoid public contact? Maybe they’re fearful around new people and new locations? Dogs tend to exhibit such behavior when they are lacking confidence. However, you needn’t worry because you can help your dog become more confident. Confidence comes from what you are able to teach them, what they have experienced in their life and in their past, some things are complete confidence destroyers, like mis treatment by other humans.

For starters, you can teach your dog's ‘targeting.’ Targeting means the process of teaching your dog to touch a specific body part of theirs (nose or paws) to a designated target around them. Focusing on nose targeting can help your dog draw eye contact and focus toward something.

Furthermore, you should develop confidence-building games for your dog. One such game is called ‘find it’ in which dogs are taught to find something you’ve hidden. This will allow your dog to associate fun with becoming more curious about their surroundings and thus become more confident on their own. Encouraging your rescue dogs bc to use it’s nose in the confidence building games will associate your voice command to using his nose and sniffing what’s around him to solve the task at hand. When they are able to use their nose for basic problem solving, then confidence will naturally improve.

You should also hug and cuddle with your dogs for adoption bc. This will give them a sense of security. Lots of love, care, and attention will boost their confidence in themselves. They will also feel safer in new surroundings as long as you’re somewhere near them.

You can also help your dogs for adoption bc face obstacles they might be scared of. However, for this to work, you need to develop a strong bond of trust with your pet. Furthermore, dogs are able to boost their confidence levels when they’re around other pets. You should take your pet to meet other dogs in the park or the neighborhood. This will enable your dog to learn important social skills that’ll help when interacting with new pets and even people. Socializing is probably the biggest confidence booster for a rescue dogs bc, but only do so when they are ready. And do it slowly over time. One dog at a time before they meet the group. The pack dynamic will change everything for the dog and might be overwhelming for him if you start with that first.

For you to help your dog become more confident, you should also have them trained to respond to certain cues. The confidence-building process will take time. So, you’ll have to be patient with your loyal pet as you help him or her to feel more confident.

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