Dachshunds are among the most adored dog breeds in numerous countries, regularly ranking high in popularity. The charm of a Dachshund is instantly apparent to anyone who has spent time with one. These dogs are celebrated for their cleverness and unique, elongated appearance, exuding a blend of charisma and determination. Dachshunds possess a spirited and affectionate character, balancing their playful side with a certain degree of independence. Their energy levels are moderate, and they relish participating in activities that cater to their hunting instincts. Originally bred for hunting badgers due to their long, low bodies, Dachshunds are keen explorers and enjoy activities that engage both their physical and mental abilities. Given their energetic nature, Dachshunds are well-suited for individuals or families who enjoy an active lifestyle, as they need regular exercise and mental engagement to remain content and healthy.
Is it Hard to Train a Dachshund?
Dachshunds, known for their strong-willed and independent nature, can be challenging to train. Their hunting background contributes to a certain stubbornness, requiring patient, consistent, and positive training methods. They respond well to rewards-based training, such as treats and praise. Early socialization and training are crucial for their development. Although intelligent, their independent streak may necessitate more repetition in training, especially in housebreaking. With the right approach, combining firmness and positive reinforcement, they can be effectively trained.
If you have never trained a dog before and are not sure what to do, the dog trainers at Michael’s Pack have plenty of experience working with Dachsunds and have achieved great results in the past. If you are looking to train a Dachshund in your home, we can help.
Positive Reinforcement Dachshund Training
At Michael’s Pack, we believe that positive reinforcement training is the only way to properly train an animal and that negative reinforcement techniques only serve to harm the relationship between you and your dog. We strongly believe that “Communication is Key” and that the training process should strengthen the relationship between you and your pet by building mutual respect and trust. The results we have seen over the years prove that positive reinforcement methods are the only way to get long lasting results from training.
At Home Dachshund Training Services
At Michael’s Pack, we work with dogs and their owners to correct behavioral issues and build a strong, healthy relationship based on communication and mutual respect. The following are some of the services we offer to our New York and New Jersey clients. We are happy to address any specialized needs you may have. We are approved Canine Good Citizen Certification Evaluators by the American Kennel Club.
Contact Our NJ Dachshund Trainers Today
Michael Schaier and the rest of the team at Michael’s Pack are committed to helping New Jersey and New York clients train their dogs in their home environment in a way that will create a healthy, happy bond with your pet.
For our New Jersey clients, we offer at home dog training services. We are also happy to offer online dog training services. Learn more about dog breeds we train, including golden retrievers, beagles, german shepherds, and many more.