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.
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.
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 Ways Your Dog Can Help You Lose Weight In Winter
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.
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!
6 Ways To Connect With Your Dog On A Deeper Level
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.
Foundation Gives Rescued Dogs New Lives As Search & Rescue Teams
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.
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.
Tips For Training Two Dogs At One Time [VIDEO]
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.
Troubled Youth Learn Compassion By Training Dogs
The Society's project called, Building Adolescent Responsibility and Compassion (BARC) brings dogs into the center for the youth to train and rehabilitate.
A Letter To Myself For Those Days When I Feel Like I’m Failing As A Dog Parent
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: 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.
The Dog-Wolf Link and Dominance Training
By Katarina Behan, for Pet News and Views If 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 […]