Dog Training: The Trouble With Punishment
Insufficient socialization and frequent and extreme punishment are the two major reasons why dogs become wary of people.
Dog Training: Walking On-Leash
Master trainer Ian Dunbar on teaching your dog good leash manners
National Train Your Dog Month Is January, Here’s What You Need To Know
If your New Year's resolution is to teach your dog some new tricks, spend more time with your pup, or just strengthen your bond, now is a great time to start.
New Dog? No Worries!
You wonder if you did the right thing getting a dog--particularly this dog? Troubleshooting advice for new dog owners.
My Puppy Won’t Stop Biting My Pant Legs!
My puppy is constantly biting my pant legs. What can I do?
Keep Your Dog Mentally And Physically Fit
In order to be well-adjusted pets, dogs need both mental and physical stimulation on a daily basis. The desire to "keep busy" is deeply ingrained in the majority of dogs.
Back To School…For Your Dog
Fall means back to school for kids and that's a perfect time for you to spend some quality time with you pup and teach him or her some new tricks and basic commands.
Top 10 Tricks Kids Can Teach Dogs
Teaching dogs isn't just for adults; here are 10 tricks and commands that children eight years and older can teach four-legged canines family members (with adult supervision).
Teach Your Dog To Greet People Politely
With continued loving guidance your pup will be greeting all visitors in a calm manner, even the mailman!
How To Stop Dogs From Destructive Chewing
Is your dog chewing you out of house and home? It could be boredom or displacement behavior. Learn why dogs chew and how to redirect your dog's destructive chewing.
Prison Inmates Help Shelter Dogs With Behavioral Issues Get A Second Chance
Dogs are being saved and human lives are being transformed through this amazing program that teams behaviorally challenged dogs with prison inmates in maximum security.
10 Fun, Impressive Tricks You Can Teach Any Dog
With some time and patience, any dog can learn new tricks. These are 10 of our favorites that are sure to impress your friends and family.
5 Dog Activities For A Rainy Day
Keeping your dog stimulated when you can’t venture outdoors can be a challenge, and here are five activities to keep him mentally and physically occupied.
Finding a good dog trainer
Simply hiring a good dog trainer is not a “cure-all” for all your canine’s antisocial and unwanted behaviors — the owner needs to get involved in the process, too.
World’s most disciplined dog
Video: The dog has when he craves most sitting on top of his nose; watch as the pooch shows amazing self-restraint until given a command by his owner — take a look.
Organization trains homeless dogs for police work
The founder of an organization in San Antonio, Texas, that’s devoted to training K-9 dogs says some of the best trainees have been rescued from doggie death row.
Dog owners: It’s okay to ask for help
Editorial: Sometimes our dogs can get out of hand or become overwhelming, and there is no shame in asking for help — especially from another dog owner; find out why.
January is National Train Your Dog Month
January is the month for New Year’s resolutions — and for some dog owners, successfully training their pooch probably ranks near the top of their “must-do” list.
Over-the-Top Dog Gifts
Starting at $100, these five products are perfect for dog owners who want to go the extra mile for their pooch; take a look at the Subaru Outback, and other items.
Find it: The dog sport of nose work
Nose work courses teach humans and dogs to take several factors into account when searching by scent, such as air flow, proper leash handling, and reading a dog’s signals.