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What should a puppy be able to do at 6 months?

From the side, a half year old puppy may seem like a silly little one. But with the right upbringing, he already knows all the major teams and has great potential to learn new ones. Let’s talk about the basic skills of a 6-month-old puppy in our article.
With your nickname and a few basic teams puppy meet in another 3-4 months. He already knows the commands “Place!”, “Come to me!”, “Fu!”, Knows how to walk on a leash, understands how to behave on the street and at home. At the age of 3 to 6 months, already familiar teams are worked out and fixed, and new ones are added to them.
At 6 months a healthy puppy is very inquisitive and energetic, so new information is easily and quickly absorbed. Of course, much depends on the pedigree and individual characteristics of the puppy. For example, a border collie will be delighted with aportirovka, but Akita Inu will react to it with impenetrable indifference. However, despite the individual characteristics, there are “mandatory” commands that the puppy must know for its safety and for the safety of others.
What should a puppy be able to do in half a year?
Teams for a puppy in 6 months
In addition to the already familiar “Place!”, “No!”, “Fu!”, “Come to me!” And “Walk!”, Up to 6 months, the puppy also masters new teams:
“Beside!”
“Sit!”
“Lie down!”
“Stand!”
“Wait!” (Excerpt)
“Aport!”
“Give me your paw!”
The first five teams are very helpful in handling the dog at home and on the street. They allow the owner to control the pet’s behavior and avoid many unpleasant incidents. The last two teams are seemingly entertaining in nature, but in fact they develop the intelligence of a dog, teach teamwork, and even serve a practical purpose. For example, the knowledge of the command “Give a paw!” At times facilitates washing of paws after a walk.
To master the team, as before, taste stimulation, intonation work, physical influences help the pet: pressing the croup with the palm of your hand (with the Sit! Command), working with a leash, etc.
Teams for a puppy in 6 months
The raised half-year-old puppy is already walking well on a leash, not afraid of a muzzle, knows how to behave with people around him and four-legged comrades on the court. Of course, sometimes he can “play pranks” (for example, to execute one or another command not so conscientiously or even to ignore it), but it is precisely for this that the subsequent development of skills is needed. It is not enough to learn a team with a dog once. It is very important to work it out, and in various situations, regularly revive and consolidate existing knowledge so that they are not forgotten.
Be demanding, but friendly, and never forget that you and your pet are one team! Fascinating and successful training for you!

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