Positive Reinforcements – Keeping your Bichon Frise Well-Behaved
There are a number of dog breeds out there and one of best type of breeds with many positive qualities is the Bichon Frise. Aside from the fact that they are adorable, they have also the most profound way of showing affection towards their owners. In taking care of these dogs it is not that difficult since they easily get along with people who show them love and affection moreover they are also considered as lap dogs. Just like other dog breeds out there, there are certain things which your Bichons can improved. When training the Bichons, it is not that difficult since they can be easily trained. Although they are fast learner, you will need to exert significant amount of effort since they sometimes lose their interest with the task given to them and start becoming affectionate to you by cuddling. The latter can be a problem since owners often are defeated with their cuteness and charm and so instead of learning you end up spoiling them. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean you cannot train them to do things. All you need to do when teaching them is learning how to reinforce their good behavior. Give them rewards for every good thing they have shown. If you don’t know how to reward their good behavior then all you have to do is read this article to be acquainted with the rewards you can employ.
Walk with them in the outdoors
Taking your dogs for a walk is not more of a reward instead it is more of a necessity. Bichons are the type of dogs that are fond of outdoor activities and so just by taking them for a walk and playing outdoors is already enjoyable for them. With that being said, if they are able to follow your commands then you can allot additional time for their outdoor adventures. Sure enough they will feel happier and excited to play with other fin the park and of course for them to stretch their legs. If you want them to feel more carefree then you can take them to a more spacious ground of field. You can consider taking them in a reservoir or in a new park for them to be one with nature. Most of the time, Bichons and other dogs are fond of new environment and so taking them in new places will keep them occupied while strolling around. When putting up their harness it would be best if you will allow them to sit prior doing so. By doing the latter then you are actually allowing them to learn a good habit that slowly train them to be obedient with your commands which is something that you must highly consider since Bichons get distracted easily.