Your Schnauzer is a lot of dog in a little package. He comes with a large personality wanting to get to know everyone around him. Schnauzers adjust well to change, are highly affectionate, and incredibly easy to train. Your dog’s energy levels are high, so you can include exercise in your training sessions. When you start to train your Schnauzer basic obedience commands, start with the 'sit' command first. This will lay a foundation for positive reinforcement training and basic commands you can build upon as he grows.
If your goal is to have a well-trained pup, the 'sit' command is a great place to start. Your Schnauzer will be your best friend and will be obedient to you as the two of you work together building skills from basic training all the way to advanced training.
'Sit' is a command your dog will need to know before he learns any other commands. From this command, he can grow, express his personality by doing fun tricks, and prove his loyalty to you by always being obedient. To train the basic 'sit' command, you will entice your Schnauzer to learn a command by word recognition and perform the task then expect a reward. Some dogs learn to sit by matter of convenience. During training, the dog will find himself in that position, be rewarded, and then over time will learn the command associated with that action. You can train your adult Schnauzer to sit, but puppies, being so easily adaptable, are easier to train and fast learners.
Schedule some time to spend with your Schnauzer teaching him the 'sit' command. When you work with your little guy on a regular schedule, he is likely to retain more each session. Your pup will work hard for treats so be sure to have some tasty rewards available for positive reinforcement training.