Clicker training is most useful for teaching new behaviors and refining known behaviors. It can also help modify reactive or aggressive dog behaviors.
If your dog decides to herd guests in your home by nipping at their heels, it can cause big problems. How can you break your herding dog’s habit?
Constant barking can be disruptive, if not downright nerve-racking. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent or curb problem barking.
Some dogs bark only in the car. That can be a big distraction when you’re behind the wheel. Here’s what you can do about your dog’s barking on car rides.
Puppies are programmed to seek out social connections for safety and comfort. Spending time alone is something that is inherently foreign to them.
Aggression toward people is born from anxiety and fear. If your dog displays aggressive behavior, guidance from an experienced dog behaviorist is crucial.
One of the main reasons people surrender their dogs to shelters is unwanted or destructive behavior from their dogs. Here are a few things to know.
Training is the best investment you can make in your relationship with your dog. Follow these eight simple guidelines to make the process easier!
If food turns your dog into a growling monster, then your dog has an issue with food aggression. Here’s what you can do about food guarding behavior.
Pulling on the leash is a common problem. Here are a few things you should know about leash training your dog to get rid of that pulling habit.
Skateboards not only move quickly, but they also make loud noises. So how can you get your dog to remain calm around skateboards? Here are some tips.
Crate training can keep your dog safe while you’re away, reduce destructive behaviors, and help with housetraining among other things.
Teaching your dog some tricks is a fun bonding experience for you and your dog. Watch these videos to learn some simple techniques.
One of the thorniest issues pet parents face is introducing a second dog into the family. The initial meeting is important, so you’ll need to prepare.
Potty training a dog can be a daunting task if you’ve never done it before, but dog parents can tell you quite a few things they’ve learned.
Walking your dog safely and calmly takes training! Check out what master trainer Ian Dunbar has to say about teaching your dog good leash manners.
Since January is National Train Your Dog Month, why not use the opportunity to start some good habits and strengthen your bond with your pup?
Skijoring combines cross-country skiing with dog walking or running. It might be a good winter activity for the right dog and human to get some exercise.
Many of our dogs show high energy and affection when other people come to our doors. That enthusiasm can get a little overwhelming, especially when dogs jump up, scratch, or bark at visitors. By following a few steps, you may be able to teach your dog to greet people with good manners.
Dogs and chickens getting along may seem counterintuitive. However, like most domesticated animals, dogs and chickens can get along if their humans train them well and carefully introduce them to one another.
New research suggests that you may need to frequently use your dog’s chosen name when training. Pups can distinguish their names in a fairly noisy environment. What’s more, they even respond when called by a stranger, making it the perfect training for service and therapy dogs.