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.
A new training program proves that dogs, themselves, may be among the best trainers in the world. Leader Dogs for the Blind has an executive training program that brings soft skills to the forefront of manager training.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lose or keep off the winter weight with these ten workouts that you can do with your dog while you’re stuck indoors during the cold season.
Creating a deep, profound bond with your dog is incredibly important if you’re a dog parent. Here are six ways to strengthen that meaningful connection.
The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation is a non-profit organization that rescues and trains shelter dogs to be used by firefighters and search teams in times of national disasters or to find missing persons.
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.
Do you have two dogs that both need training? Expert dog trainer Zak George is going to give you some great tips on how to get both dogs listening to you in no time.
The Society’s project called, Building Adolescent Responsibility and Compassion (BARC) brings dogs into the center for the youth to train and rehabilitate.
Not every day is going to be a good day, and that’s okay. You’ll move on. You’ll be better. You are a good dog parent. You’ve just had a bad day.
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 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 […]