25 practical tips for training your dog on your own

If you’re the proud pet parent of a canine, you’ll know you can never have too many tips for training your dog. Dogs are brilliant companions, they make for the best of friends, but these fur-bulous four-legged creatures do require some training. And some, much more than others. 

In the world of dogs, there are five golden rules when it comes to training. For starters, it’s important to go at your dog’s pace. You’ll also soon learn that consistency and patience are key. And, to really get your dog on board, it’s always best to make the reward worthwhile — which is where the best dog toys and best dog treats come in. The fourth point is to set your dog up for success and, just like you’d never punish your best friend, never do the same to your dog.