Top Tricks for Teaching Your Tiny Pup

Lure tiny pups into behaviors and positions with treats leading the way. It associates actions with rewards.  

Use Lures 

Little dogs have short attention spans. Keep training sessions under 5-10 minutes for optimal learning.

Keep It Short

Small breeds need enjoyable training. Play games and use happy voices to keep them engaged.

Make It Fun  

Use small obstacles, low platforms, and mini stair sets suited to tiny statures for best skill-building.

Use Their Size

Avoid scary training. Build up your small pup's confidence gradually with praise and treats.

Build Confidence 

Reinforce wanted behaviors immediately and frequently. Tiny pups need constant positive feedback.

Reward Often

Progress may be slow with toy breeds. Remain calm and understanding - it prevents frustration.

Be Patient 

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