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Why does your dog keep escaping from the yard?

Why does your dog keep escaping from the yard?

If your dog seems bent on escaping from your yard and running off, you need to figure out why, while finding ways to keep...
When your dogs don’t get along

When your dogs don’t get along

If you have two or more dogs, chances are they’ve made friends with each other…but what if they haven’t? Find out why they don't...
Does your dog have separation anxiety?

Does your dog have separation anxiety?

Separation anxiety is common in canines, but don’t despair. Follow these four important steps to a calmer, more relaxed dog. Separation anxiety in dogs is...
Why crate training your dog is important 

Why crate training your dog is important 

Find out why you it’s a good idea to crate train your dog, and how to do it so she’ll be safe, happy and...
3 steps to a well-socialized dog

3 steps to a well-socialized dog

Many dogs are poorly socialized as puppies, leading to over-reactive behaviors in adulthood. The good news is that you can vastly improve your dog’s...
How does your dog’s mind work?

How does your dog’s mind work?

How well do you understand your dog's mind? Ongoing research reveals that the cognitive and emotional lives of canines are much richer and more...
Collar or harness -- which should your dog wear?

Collar or harness — which is best?

A comprehensive discussion of collars and harnesses and how and when to use them. At a recent dog event I attended, a search and...
Behavior proofing --  a vital step when training your dog

Behavior proofing —  a vital step when training your dog

If your dog only “comes” or “stays” in certain environments and situations, then it’s time to add behavior proofing to his training regime. Does...
When your dog doesn’t like other dogs

Does your dog show aggression toward other dogs?

A 5-step guide to helping your canine companion overcome aggression towards other dogs. If you have a dog who displays aggressive or defensive tendencies...
Why dominance-based dog training isn’t the answer

Why dominance-based dog training isn’t the answer

Many people still believe that dominance-based dog training is the only way to successfully train their canine companion. Here’s why we need to drop...
Training your dog to pose for photos

Training your dog to pose for photos

If your dog doesn’t cooperate when you try to take good photos of him, you’re not alone. These 5 tips will soon have you...
Top tips for training senior dogs

Top tips for training senior dogs

“Old dogs can learn new tricks” – and that means training senior dogs can be just as easy as training their younger counterparts. Many people...
Does your dog lunge and bark on walks?

Does your dog lunge and bark on walks?

They’re common problems, but they can make walking your dog less than enjoyable. The key to stop him from barking and lunging on the...
10 tips for training your dog

10 tips for training your dog

When it comes to training your dog, the keys to success are found in following these ten important steps. Dog training involves so much...
How Tellington TTouch resolves canine behavior problems – 3 case studies 

How Tellington TTouch resolves canine behavior problems

The Tellington TTouch® Method offers a novel way of shifting your dog’s behavior, leading to a deeper connection and bond with your canine companion....
Maintaining your dog’s good behavior

Maintaining your dog’s good behavior

You worked hard to train your dog when he was young, but how do you maintain his good behavior on an ongoing basis? You...
How to stop dogs from digging

How to stop dogs from digging

Is your dog's digging getting out of hand? If it looks like you have gophers living in your lawn, it's time to take steps...
A short history of dog training

A short history of dog training

From cruelty to kindness -- how our approach to dog training has become more enlightened. Dog training has come a long way in the...

Solutions for dogs that growl

Does your dog growl when he shouldn't? Here's how to solve the problem using positive training methods. Sarah's two rescue dogs are very gentle and...
Successful dog training with treats

Successful dog training with treats

Treats are important rewards during dog training sessions, but you don’t want him to become dependent on them. Learn to make training treats work...
Dogs that don't like to play

Dogs that don’t like to play

You’d think that dogs and play would go together like apples and cinnamon, and in most cases, they do. But depending on how a...
Understanding your dog's mind and emotions

Understanding your dog’s mind and emotions

How smart is your dog? How many emotions does he have access to? Recent research into canine behavior and cognition is yielding some surprising...
Solutions for dogs that chase cars

Solutions for dogs that chase cars

Does your dog chase cars or “attack” certain vehicles while you’re out on a walk? Here’s how to combat this dangerous behavior problem. Most...
4 reasons to enroll your new puppy in a training class

4 reasons to enroll your new puppy in a training class

You adopted a puppy – congratulations! Once you’ve gotten a chance to get to know one another, consider enrolling him in a training class....
how to select a dog training class

How to select a dog training class

Know what to ask and look for when choosing the right training class for you and your dog. Most of us recognize the importance...