Puppy Tips – Teaching Basic Commands

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

The three basic commands that every dog owner expects their pooch to know – “sit,” “stay,” and “come,” are easier said than taught. Nicole Larocco of Philly Unleashed is teaching T. Bear how to obey these commands while providing owners valuable insights to help get their pet to listen and learn.  She recommends teaching these commands in a group setting, so puppies to learn good behavior while being surrounded by distractions. Larocco has a specific technique for administering treats that proves to be particularly effective in motivating these adorably hyper puppies. Watch and learn, and in no time your dog will be following directions like a champ! Then visit phillyunleashed.com to learn about “the best dog trainers in Philadelphia.”

And be sure to tune in to Eye Opener, a Different Kind of Morning News Show, weekdays from 6-8 a.m. on PHL17.  You can also check us out on Facebook or Twitter @EyeOpenerPhilly.