Inspired by AllenG's thread.
For those of you here, what are some tips to train a dog? What are some key things that you need to train a dog in?
e.g. crate training, poop training, commands like sit or stay
not to chase cyclists, etc.
What are the best ways to do this that you have personally experienced?
For a dog who wants to poop on the carpet, how do you train it not to, or to go on a pad, newspaper?
Do you give treats? Attention? What is effective in your experience?