Training

Hug Your Hound Day: How To Teach Your Dog To Give Hugs

Hug Your Hound Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in September each year. In 2019, the holiday falls on September 8th, so get ready to give your dog a hug! But only if they enjoy it, of course. Here’s how you can teach your dog to give hugs and what you should consider before you begin.

by Mike Clark
August 22nd

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.

by Beth Meadows
January 24th

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.

by Heather Marcoux
July 5th, 2018

Cesar Millan: Who Is “The Dog Whisperer?”

Cesar Millan is a dog behaviorist, television star, best-selling author, and advocate for animal shelters, but his training methods are often deemed cruel and unnecessary. Here’s what you should know.

by DogTime
August 1st, 2012

The Dog-Wolf Link and Dominance Training

By Katarina Behan, for Pet News and ViewsIf you own a dog you may have been told that your dog is a wolf in dogs’ clothing, and that your dog is always watching you for signs of weakness so that he can elevate himself to the position of top dog – or alpha. The trend […]

by DogTime
August 12th, 2011
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