Most dog owners – new and experienced – associate
Wrong! Many folks who have taken the leap to bring older French Bulldogs into their homes have been pleasantly surprised to witness super eagerness and resilience from their four-legged companions.
French bulldogs absorb new ideas and thoughts throughout their lives, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that teaching older ones specific commands does not have to be harder than it is with a puppy. In theory and practice, it will come down to three critical factors:
- The French bulldog’s inherent characteristics, including genetics.
- Previous habits picked up prior to your ownership.
- The dog’s personal attitude and motivation towards learning.
Keep in mind an older dog’s physical limitations prior to the start of
Older French bulldogs likely will not be as energetic or feisty as puppies, so you should use low intensity
How To Teach an Old Dog New Tricks
Do not quit on your dog, especially when the going gets tough and it seems pointless to continue trying with a command. Know that older dog adoption necessarily means weaning your new arrival of bad habits – not the easiest of tasks. Persistence against ingrained actions will pay off eventually, just as forming “blank” puppies does.
Nutrition plays a critical role in your bulldog’s level of alertness and willingness to participate in
You can teach an old dog new tricks, even if