This time, with a new puppy, you're determined to do things differently. However, when that dog is teeny tiny you are worried that he either won't listen or you are going to hurt him. In truth, neither of these eventualities has to be the case when you know how to train a small dog.
Indeed, training makes for a dog that feels more secure because he knows you are in charge. Plus, he'll adore all that one-to-one attention that training involves. So don't be hesitant about expecting the same standards of obedience from a Mini-Pom as you would from a German Shepherd!
However, training a dog doesn't have to be hard work, and when you do it correctly it can actually strengthen the bond between you. In addition, training provides vital mental stimulation and reduce the risk of bad behaviors that are the result of boredom.
In short, approach training a Mini-Pom in much the same way you would a big dog, ...but with a few considerations for his smaller size.
To do this you will need: