Teaching your dog commands helps establish you as the pack leader and enforces rules. This provides needed structure.
Training is quality bonding time that builds trust and understanding between you and your dog.
A trained dog is more obedient, calm, and responsive. This leads to improved behavior at home and in public.
Learning new commands keeps your dog's mind active and prevents boredom or anxiety issues.
Training provides physical and mental exercise that contributes to your dog's overall health and happiness.
A dog who knows commands is less likely to get into dangerous situations. Coming when called is crucial.
Training teaches your dog how to understand what you want and opens clear lines of communication.