How this precious puppy politely asks for a treat is the most adorable thing ever!

Training your puppy is very important. It lays the groundwork for future learning, obedience, and most importantly: housebreaking. It’s also a great way to help them get rid of all that excess energy.

Meet Maddie. In this video you can see this adorable 10-week puppy learning the basics of rewarding behavior, but it’s much more than that. Her mommy says, “I’m teaching her how to let me know when she wants to go outside. This is just the first step. We have a way to go. She thinks it’s all about food!”

Dachshunds are smart, clever, and sometimes stubborn 🙂 But Maddie is a very fast learner as this video clearly shows: