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In the previous post, I listed the training essentials as:
and covered the first two.
In this article, I'll go over the next four.
Unless you're planning to join the circus, you really don't need your dog to jump through flaming hoops, walk on its hind legs or even roll over on command.
But there are some essentials that are really, really important and the sooner you start on this training, the better it is all round.
You'll be happier and so will your new puppy.
A number of different studies done by medical professionals have come to the conclusion that owning a pet improves the owner's health in many ways.
A dog tops the list because of its love of exercise and the unquestioning devotion that it gives you.
A companion that loves walking and running can inspire you to do the same. Almost all dog owners get more exercise than they would otherwise. This comes from running with the dog, walking on the beach and throwing a stick (over and over).