Building a bond with your Dog is the first and the
most crucial step involved in successful training. As soon as you
bring your Dog home, you must first try to develop a caring and loving
relationship with him in order to win his trust and confidence.
are secure in the knowledge that they belong to the family, they are
more likely to respond better to their owners' training commands. Just
like with any relationship, there must be mutual trust and respect
between you and your Dog.
Trust takes time to develop and respect comes from
defining boundaries and treating any breach of those boundaries with
firmness and fairness.