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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. This type of dogs are not difficult to handle since they have this loyal personality wherein they easily get along to those who show them love and care moreover their size is not that big which makes it ideal for those who are fond of carrying their dogs. However, just like any other dog breeds there are certain areas that you would want to improve. Teaching Bichons good habits and tricks will not be a problem since they are fast learner and can be trained easily. Yes they can learn things easily however you must be patient in teaching them something since they lose their interest easily and would rather cuddle in your arms or show affection to their owners rather than learning something. 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. But it doesn’t mean there is not chance of training them. 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.

Strolling around with them
Taking them for a walk is not necessarily a reward but more on an important thing that dogs must do. Although, this may not seem a reward nevertheless dogs like Bichons loves strolling around and playing outdoors. If they are able to follow your commands then you can treat them by having more time outdoors. They will be delighted to do some exercise, meet and place with other dogs in the park. If you are thinking of better ways of letting them enjoy the outdoors then you can take them afield where they can play around. It would be best if you will take them to places where they can feel at ease and be one with nature like a new park or in a reservoir. 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. Before you put the harness to them it would be best if you allow them to sit first. It is of great importance that you let them learn this one for them to get used of following your commands at the same time forge good habits especially with Bichons that gets easily distracted.