Smart dogs do not have to be only those listed in the popular "smart dogs" polls. If you work at it, your dog can be more intelligent.
Teaching your dog the basic commands such as "lie down" is an excellent way to train appropriate behavior and encourage bonding. Find out what steps to take to train your German Shepherd to lie down on command.
Here's a look at the power of positive reinforcement in dog training. Why go positive? Find out what positives positive training offers.
Learn how to train Alaskan malamute dogs to pull. This article shows how to train malamute puppies to pull for scootering, skijoring and more.
Puppy Training: Learn techniques on how to train a puppy to potty outside. Follow the six helpful puppy training tips on how to housebreak a puppy, being sure to be consistent and give tons of praise and reward to your furry friend!
How to crate train a Golden Retriever puppy: crate training is the fastest way to achieve a potty trained puppy.
Tips and advice for training a deaf dog from a professional dog trainer who owns and shows a hard-of-hearing dog.
Off-leash dog training will give you (and your dog) the right to fully enjoy the benefits of freedom. Just make sure you understand the basics before you start.
Becoming a dog trainer is a very exciting and fun for those who absolutely adore dogs. Here are a number of steps to take to transform the skill of training from just a pastime with your own canine to a full-time occupation.
A walk can be as uneventful as snapping on a leash and returning home after 10,000 steps. Unfortunately, dangers to dog walkers exist. Here's what you need to know.
Puppy dog training is the perfect time to start the process of teaching bite inhibition. As with any other behavior problem, prevention is key. Here is how to get a puppy dog to stop biting.
Combining dog training hand signals with normal training can emphasize commands and make your dog more compliant. Instead of relying on verbal commands, which can fluctuate in tone, hand signals show a more rigid request. This article covers what you need to learn about hand signal training.
A personal protection dog is trained to guard you at all times. Not all dogs are suited for this job, and not all dogs should even be asked to do this job. Find out if personal protection training is right for your dog, and how to go about it.
Help! My dog only listens to me when I have treats! In most cases, the inappropriate use of treats is what leads to problems. No worries, there are several solutions to prevent your dog from developing an over-dependence on treats.