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Can I clicker train my cat?

Contrary to what many people think, clicker training isn’t just for dogs. Read on to learn how you can use this effective training tool...

Pet parents concerned about separation anxiety as they head back to...

Are you concerned that your dog might develop separation anxiety when you return to work after the pandemic? You’re not alone! Follow these expert...

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 well do you understand your dog's mind? Ongoing research reveals that the cognitive and emotional lives of canines are much richer and more...

How to stop your dog from herding people

Does your herding dog try to “corral” your family and friends? Here’s how to nip this bad habit in the bud. Border collies and other...

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...

Teach your dog to give kisses!

You probably give your dog multiple kisses a day. Want to teach him to return the favor? Here’s how! There are several ways to...

Choosing the perfect dog treats

How to find the best brand of dog treats for your best friend! Anyone buying dog treats at their neighborhood store or online could easily...

Get a jump on spring training with your dog

Five ways you and your pet can shed those winter pounds together. Humans aren’t the only ones who tend to pack on a few extra...

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...

6 ways to help your pets adapt to your New Year...

New year, new schedule! Even if your routine doesn’t change too much in January, a return to normalcy is bound to confuse your pet...

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...

10 self care tips for dog parents

You’ve just welcomed a new dog into your life and are spending lots of time looking after him – grooming, feeding, training, exercising and...

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...

Tricks you can teach your cat

Dogs aren’t the only animals that can learn tricks! Cats can too – it just requires some patience and diligence. When we think about trick...

Is your dog walker undoing your dog’s training?

If your dog is having trouble catching on to basic obedience skills, it might be the result of training inconsistencies. Here’s what to do...

Can herding dogs thrive without livestock?

You don’t need to buy a herd of sheep in order to engage your dog’s herding drive. Here’s a few simple ways to stimulate...

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

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

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....

National high-five day contest: your cat could be the winner!

Jackson Galaxy is in search of best feline high-five with a contest that kicks off on national high-five day. Could your whiskered friend be...

Top tips to keep your dog off the furniture

Check out these simple tips to keep your dog off the furniture! Everybody enjoys lounging on the couch now and then, including dogs! It might...

How to teach your dog the name of objects

Looking for a new trick to teach your canine companion? Try teaching him to identify objects! Dog tricks aren’t just cute to watch. In fact,...

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...

Hero

Hero the “Super Collie” wowed the world with his performances on America’s Got Talent, and he’s still turning heads everywhere he goes! Is it a...

Service, therapy and emotional support dogs

The terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but there’s a difference between these three working dog classifications. Our canine companions enjoy having a job. Many become...

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....

Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking or jogging with your dog can be excellent exercise and lots of fun, but remember to keep his comfort and safety in mind. Spring...

Harnesses for dogs

Take a look at the “who, why, what and where” of dog harnesses, and how easy they are to use! Walking offers multiple benefits to...

How to put on your dog’s harness

Do you struggle to get a harness on your dog? The very mention of going for a walk can send dog into an excitable frenzy....

Leash-walking basics for you and your dog

Is your dog an unruly leash-walker? Does he pull you off your feet every time something distracts him? These tips will help transform him...

When dogs “forget” their housetraining

Even the best-behaved dogs may sometime start messing in the house. Find out what can cause housetraining regression, and how to address the problem. One...