Dog Training

Bad Dog Behavior: Is It a Medical Problem or a Training Issue?

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Bad Dog Behavior: Is It a Medical Problem or a Training Issue?

Dogs can’t tell us what they’re feeling, so it can be difficult to d...

Dog Taking Over Your Bed? Training Can Help You Both Sleep Soundly

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Dog Taking Over Your Bed? Training Can Help You Both Sleep Soundly

Q. I love having my dog sleep near me, but he takes up the entire bed. Is it pos...

Dog Training 101: Choosing the Right Class

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Dog Training 101: Choosing the Right Class

Do you want to keep your dog for life? Of course, you do! To help him become you...

Dog Training 101: Essential Tools You'll Need

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Dog Training 101: Essential Tools You'll Need

You’re all ready to welcome a new puppy or dog into your home — includin...

Dog Training A-to-Z: Brief Glossary of Terms

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Dog Training A-to-Z: Brief Glossary of Terms

You’ve found a dog trainer you like and you’re excited to be working...

Dog Training A to Z: Brief Glossary of Tools

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Dog Training A to Z: Brief Glossary of Tools

Dog training has its own language, and its own set of tools. When your trainer s...

Keep Your Dog Focused During Training

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Keep Your Dog Focused During Training

One of the greatest challenges of dog training is keeping the pooch focused on t...

Keep Your Dog Motivated During Training

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Keep Your Dog Motivated During Training

Q. I’ve noticed that in a training session my dog doesn’t seem to get what I...

Top Five Must-Have Dog Training Tools

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Top Five Must-Have Dog Training Tools

Investing in the right equipment can make it easier to train your dog. The follo...

Training Your Dog? Why Rewards Work Better Than Punishment

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Training Your Dog? Why Rewards Work Better Than Punishment

Reward-based training has been demonstrated to be effective both in the trenches...

Training Your Dog to Walk on Slippery Floors

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Training Your Dog to Walk on Slippery Floors

Veterinary visits can be stressful for dogs. One of my greatest joys as a traine...

Video: Is Your Dog a Territorial Barker? This Training Can Help

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Video: Is Your Dog a Territorial Barker? This Training Can Help

Do you have a dog who likes to alert bark inside the house or out in the yard? H...