This Is The Best Dog Training Technique According To Science
Dog training can come in different forms, but science has continually backed up one particular method: positive rewards-based training. Find out why this humane form of training is the best for encouraging good behavior and strengthening your bond with your dog.
How Much Training Is Too Much Training For Your Dog?
There are several circumstances where over-training your dog can be harmful and even undo all the hard work you and your pup have put in. Here's what you should keep in mind before you go overboard and train too much.
‘Stranger Danger’: Reduce Your Dog’s Anxiety When Meeting People
Meeting people can be stressful for dogs if they aren't used to seeing new faces. They may go into "stranger danger" mode and cower behind you or run away. Even worse, they may lash out with aggressive behavior. Here's what you should know.
Avalanche Search And Rescue School Makes Training Fun For Dogs
The Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School holds an avalanche search and rescue training program for dogs and handlers every other year. It makes training feel like play time for pups!
Do Dog Whistles Work? What Are They For?
A dog whistle, known also as a silent or Galton's whistle--after inventor Francis Galton--is a high-pitched whistle generally used for dog training. Here's what you should know about dog whistles.
Skijoring: Fun Exercise To Stay Active With Your Dog In Winter
Skijoring combines cross-country skiing with dog walking or running. It may not be for every dog, but it might be a good winter activity for the right dog and owner to get some exercise through the cold months.
8 Common Mistakes Owners Make When Training Their Dogs
You've got a new pup and you're ready to start training, but hold on! Make sure you avoid these common mistakes people make when training their dogs.
7 Most Popular Dog Training Methods
There are so many popular dog training methods out there that it can be frustrating to find out which is best for you. If you're confused, you're not alone.
10 Top Rated Classic Dog Training Books
Dogs don't come with instruction manuals, but these dog training books from renown trainers and authors have helped lots of people learn how to train their pups.
10 Fun, Impressive Tricks You Can Teach Any Dog
With some time and patience, any dog can learn new tricks. These are ten of our favorites that are sure to impress your friends and family.
January Is National Train Your Dog Month: 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, National Train Your Dog Month is a great time to start.
Leash Training: Train Your Puppy Or Dog To Walk On A Leash
Does your puppy like to pull on their leash? Does your dog refuse to walk with their leash loose? Learn how to train any dog--puppy or adult--to behave while walking on a leash.
Housetraining Adult Dogs: Training Tips And Techniques
Many adult rescue dogs come with spotty housetraining--or none at all--and even dogs who were housetrained in their previous homes will need a refresher. Follow these tips for housetraining adult dogs!
How To Teach Your Dog To Give Hugs PLUS 30 Dogs Who Love Cuddly Hugs [GALLERY]
Hugs aren't for every dog, but many pups can be trained to do this adorable trick on command. Follow these steps and your dog will be giving the cuddliest hugs!
How Dog Training Can Help Your Marriage
Professional dog training is like family therapy -- it’s better to get help before you need it. Training your dog as a team can help strengthen your relationship with your human partner and your dog before it’s too late.
Set Up A Playroom To Help Potty Train Your New Pup Or Dog
While housetraining, there'll be plenty of times you can't be around, and for those long stretches while you're at work or school, your dog will need more space...
Best Night Time Housetraining Routine
Housetraining your new puppy doesn't stop when the lights go out. Let us teach you how to set-up a successful nighttime routine for house training your dog.
The Alpha Dog Myth: Is Dominance Training Mistreatment?
Dominance training suggests that you are in a constant struggle with your pup to be the alpha dog, but the alpha dog is a myth, and you may be mistreating your pooch.
When Your Dog Has Really Bad Separation Anxiety
You have to take things one day at a time when you have a dog with severe separation anxiety.
Setting Up An Indoor Dog Toilet To Housetrain Your Pup
The more you can be around for your puppy, to take her in and out for bathroom breaks, the more quickly housetraining will proceed.