A puppy who can't hold his bladder overnight is something that requires some troubleshooting. Most young puppies cannot hold their pee overnight, but as they mature, they should start to attain better bladder control. Here are some reasons why and what you can do about it.
This article is a step-by-step guide that covers the fivefold process of training your dog to instantly obey your recall command.
If you would like your dog to learn how to release items from its mouth on cue, this article will guide you on the steps you need to take.
Many dog owners are eager to train their dogs to ask to go out to go potty, but this behavior can get out of hand and sometimes backfires. Dog owners are often stuck with dogs who are always by the door because they want to go out to sniff and explore more than a true need to going potty.
Does your dog become jumpy when it meets you or other people? This article guides you on the specific measures you can take to change this behavior and keep your pet's impulses under control.
This article covers the practical steps you can take to prevent your pet from crossing into a restricted indoor or outdoor space.
If your puppy or dog has a habit of nipping or biting, this article covers the essential steps you need to take in order to correct the behavior.
This article discusses effective methods you can use as a pet owner to develop your dog's ability of knowing and responding accordingly whenever its name is called.
If you are a dog owner who would like to know how to teach your pet how to fetch when instructed, this article breaks down the process of training into steps that you can easily follow and see positive results.
Does your dog have a habit of pulling or tugging at the leash? This article shows you how to take control of the situation and curb the behavior permanently.
To introduce a dog to your rabbit or vice-versa, safety needs to be your top priority. Not all dogs are created equally, and whether a successful introduction is possible depends on a variety of factors such as your dog's breed and his level of training and responsiveness to you.
In this article, we examine the key elements involved in efficiently potty training your puppy.
Body-handling exercises for puppies are important so that your puppy won't object when he needs to be groomed or see the vet. You want to start with your puppy early so as to inoculate good habits and create positive associations with a human's touch.
Many dog owners wonder whether it's possible to keep a dog outside without a fence. The fact is that keeping a dog free to romp comes with many potential dangers. In some places, it's even illegal. Learn what options you have to keep your dog contained.
I wrote an article about my ACD about six years ago. Since that article, I have received countless emails, questions and requests for updates over the years. So I wanted to answer some of those publicly and also give an update on Yusuke. (Original article linked at the bottom of the page).
Knowing how to pick up a small dog or puppy correctly is important considering that you may need to reach down for your companion on several occasions. Make sure to keep the process fun and rewarding and involve your dog in the learning process too!
Are small dogs really harder to potty train or is it just a matter of training them the right way? Is a smaller bladder really the main reason why smaller dogs seem to have accidents in the home more often? Let's take a closer look at whether small dogs are really harder to potty train.
In this article, we examine how to positively impact your puppy's behaviour through training and how to curb negative qualities and undesirable habits.
This article explains how you can train your puppy to become used to a collar and leash and how you can positively impact its development.
Let's examine the process of socializing your puppy and developing its associative skills.
Learn about all the different methods for training dogs and how they compare. A recent study has finally confirmed the best training methods for dogs. Interestingly, these methods prioritize welfare above all else.
This article discusses six simple aspects of puppy training that you can focus on in order to ensure your pet is well-equipped and can look forward to a viable and enjoyable future.
Training a dog that is not food motivated can be a challenge for many dog owners. A vet visit is always in order if your dog has little interest in food, but some dogs are simply picky. Take the time to find the right treats or try a new training technique if your dog is not motivated by food.
There is one single best way to get your dog to immediately come when called. This ingenious trick has worked for me every single time! It's so simple to teach your dog, you’ll wonder why you never thought of it before.
Yes. It is entirely possible that your brown-spotted lawn is caused by your dog’s urine. As for the why, that will take a bit longer to explain. Let's discuss why dog pee is lethal for most plants and what you can do to stop, treat, and prevent damage from happening.
"Schutzhund" is a very intensive form of dog training that many people associate with police dogs. However, it’s not just police dogs that can benefit from this training practice. Anyone who owns a German Shepherd could experience immense benefits by having their dog learn these skills.
Training a deaf dog to come when called is fundamental. Learn about effective methods and strategies to train a deaf dog "recall" along with important management solutions to protect your deaf dog from any lurking dangers.
There are many articles online that express different ideas on how to properly train your dog (or any other animal!), but I'm here to tell you why positive reinforcement is the only way to go!
Services dogs have different types of training depending on the needs of an individual. There are dogs that can detect cancer due to their sense of smell, dogs for veterans that have PTSD or traumatic injuries (through non-profit agencies), and dogs that are used by the police and in the military.
Many dog owners wonder how to potty train a beagle puppy, considering that beagle puppies have a reputation for being difficult to potty train. By better understanding beagle puppies, it is possible to overcome several potty training difficulties and help these pups succeed.