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  • Learn about dog poisoned cues and how to deal with them before they start becoming a problem. Tips and strategies to get your obedient dog back on track.

    Dog Training: Understanding Poisoned Cues

    Dog Training: Understanding Poisoned Cues

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • The question often asked to dog trainers is: "Should I play tug-of-war with my dog?" This article will discuss the game from a dog's perspective and will provide directions on how to take advantage of this game.

    Is It Okay to Play Tug-of-War With the Dog?

    Is It Okay to Play Tug-of-War With the Dog?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • Does your dog suffer from noise sensitivity? There's good news for you! Learn how I deal with dogs that exhibit noise sensitivity and help them to overcome their fear or reactivity to noises by using my "hear that" method.

    The "Hear That" Method for Dogs That Are Reactive to Noise

    The "Hear That" Method for Dogs That Are Reactive to Noise

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli10

  • Teaching a German Shepherd to "stay" can be very handy. Many dogs find staying where they are more difficult than commands like "sit" or "lie down."

    How to Train a German Shepherd to Stay

    How to Train a German Shepherd to Stay

    by Sam Shepards2

  • Motivation is ultimately the internal engine that gets your dog going, but you cannot have motivation without having a strong reward. If you want to make this equation work for you during training, you want to do some homework on what makes your dog motivated to work.

    High Value Training Treats for Dogs

    High Value Training Treats for Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • Do you need a dog to protect your property? Training a dog to guard the house is easy. This article will explain the process and discuss the benefits and some of the problems.

    How to Train a Dog to Guard Your House

    How to Train a Dog to Guard Your House

    by Dr Mark35

  • Hitting, spanking, slapping, or beating a dog—does dominance and pain work to punish bad behavior in dogs? We will discuss a more appropriate form of discipline: reward-based or positive training.

    Dog Discipline: Does Hitting and Beating a Dog Work?

    Dog Discipline: Does Hitting and Beating a Dog Work?

    by shibashake60

  • Learn how to train your dog by using the Premack principle. Reward calm behaviors with life rewards and train your dog to be a more manageable companion using a non-confrontational training method.

    How to Use the Premack Principle in Dog Training

    How to Use the Premack Principle in Dog Training

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • Housebreaking a puppy can be frustrating and tedious work. Consistency is the key and finding a schedule that works is necessary. Here we discuss the ins and outs of successfully housebreaking a new puppy.

    How to Housebreak a Puppy

    How to Housebreak a Puppy

    by Helena Ricketts2

  • How do stop a dog from jumping up on people? It starts by understanding why dogs jump in the first place. Learn what to do, what not to do, and set your dog up for success with alternate behaviors.

    Train a Dog to Stop Jumping Up on People

    Train a Dog to Stop Jumping Up on People

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli9

  • In this article, we'll discuss some important details for choosing an anti-bark collar for your dog. There are three types of collars available: ultrasonic, spray, and static pulse. Decide which is right for your dog.

    How to Choose an Anti-Bark Collar for Your Dog

    How to Choose an Anti-Bark Collar for Your Dog

    by Sleepylog6

  • All dogs need training, but it is especially important to train any dog with its particular breed in mind. Every dog breed has strengths and weaknesses when it comes to training. This article focuses on the art of training an Alaskan Malamute or other Northern breeds.

    Breed-Specific Dog Training for Malamutes

    Breed-Specific Dog Training for Malamutes

    by Audrey Kirchner1

  • This article and video will show you how to train your dog polite door manners when you take him outside using the "open sesame" and impulse control "stay."

    How to Stop Your Dog From Bolting Out the Door

    How to Stop Your Dog From Bolting Out the Door

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli13

  • Trying to get your dog to behave in the car can be challenging. Here is a simple technique that is painless to help you enjoy the ride.

    How to Get Dogs to Behave in the Car

    How to Get Dogs to Behave in the Car

    by Audrey Kirchner13

  • Walking your dog without a leash is very nice. There is no pulling or worries that the leash may break off. But training your dog to walk leash-free is no easy task. Here are some tips for how to do it.

    How to Train Your Dog to Walk Without a Leash

    How to Train Your Dog to Walk Without a Leash

    by Agapito Flores2

  • If you are trying to teach your dog the "stay" command, your success depends on a variety of factors. Here are some of the best training tips to help you achieve your desired outcome.

    The Best Tips for Training Your Dog How to "Stay"

    The Best Tips for Training Your Dog How to "Stay"

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • Puppies are chewers—there is no way around it. Choosing the best chew toy and providing it to your teething puppy will help protect the items in your home.

    The Best Chew Toys for a Teething Puppy

    The Best Chew Toys for a Teething Puppy

    by Helena Ricketts5

  • Here are three excellent ways to train a dog not to bark. The main cause of excessive barking in dogs is boredom, usually lack of exercise. Learn what to do.

    3 Ways to Train a Dog Not to Bark

    3 Ways to Train a Dog Not to Bark

    by Dr Mark10

  • If you got a new puppy, then time is ticking on the puppy socialization clock. Make sure you do not miss out during this critical window of opportunity. Learn how to organize and host a puppy socialization party.

    How to Organize a Puppy Socialization Party

    How to Organize a Puppy Socialization Party

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli1

  • Four useful dog training techniques: potty training, sitting, walking without pulling, and stopping barking.

    How to Train Stubborn Dogs

    How to Train Stubborn Dogs

    by SlapDashMom36

  • Board and train programs, do they work or are they the product of a convincing dog trainer experienced in marketing? Success rates ultimately depend on various factors; the skill of the trainer, time spent on training and last but not least, the owner's effort and level of commitment.

    Effectiveness of Dog Board and Training

    Effectiveness of Dog Board and Training

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli9

  • What is learned irrelevance and how does it affect your dog's training? Learn how to make the most of your training and behavior modification by preventing learned irrelevance.

    Understanding Learned Irrelevance in Dog Training

    Understanding Learned Irrelevance in Dog Training

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • Learning how to potty train your puppy if you work all day requires knowing how long puppies can hold it. If you won't be able to take your puppy out as often as needed, potty training may also take a little bit longer. There are different options for busy pup owners.

    How to Potty Train Your Puppy If You Work All Day

    How to Potty Train Your Puppy If You Work All Day

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • I have personally done this, so what you’re about to read is my own experience. It’s not as crazy as it sounds, and dogs take to it really well. Why? Because they like having their own special place to potty.

    How to Litter Box Train Your Puppy

    How to Litter Box Train Your Puppy

    by Isabella Snow0

  • 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.

    How to Train a German Shepherd to Lie Down

    How to Train a German Shepherd to Lie Down

    by Sam Shepards7

  • Does your dog literally refuse to potty in the rain? These tips should help you find a way to convince your pooch that rain is no big deal and can actually be fun!

    7 Tips for Dogs Refusing to Potty in the Rain

    7 Tips for Dogs Refusing to Potty in the Rain

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli31

  • Unfortunately, many dog owners believe it is necessary to hit their dogs. This article explains the deleterious effects this can have on dogs.

    Why Hitting Dogs Is Unacceptable

    Why Hitting Dogs Is Unacceptable

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli128

  • 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.

    Mastering Dog Training Hand Signals

    Mastering Dog Training Hand Signals

    by James Livingood1

  • What exactly are threshold levels in dogs? This guide provides helpful advice on how to create the fertile grounds for a good desensitization and counter-conditioning program.

    How to Use Threshold Levels to Train a Dog

    How to Use Threshold Levels to Train a Dog

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli11

  • Dealing with a dog with trust issues requires loads of patience and time. If you are persistent, your investment will be rewarded with a stronger bond and a happier dog.

    Helping a Dog With Trust Issues

    Helping a Dog With Trust Issues

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • Everything begins with attention training! If your puppy learns to watch you and listen, teaching him anything else will be much easier.

    Teaching Attention for You and Your Pup

    Teaching Attention for You and Your Pup

    by Newfoundland Club of America0

  • What is open bar/closed bar in dog training and behavior modification? What does it entail? Learn its dynamics from a dual-certified professional trainer and behavior consultant.

    What Is Open Bar, Closed Bar in Dog Training?

    What Is Open Bar, Closed Bar in Dog Training?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli10

  • How can you raise a puppy without a crate? Should you even try? Going against the popular advice, here comes a different approach to raising a dog.

    Can You Raise a Puppy Without a Crate?

    Can You Raise a Puppy Without a Crate?

    by Lyudmyla Hoffman6

  • Cesar Millan, the Dog Whisperer, uses a range of dog training techniques to change a dog's behavior. This article examines Cesar Millan's most popular positive dog training techniques.

    Cesar Millan's Positive Dog Training Techniques

    Cesar Millan's Positive Dog Training Techniques

    by shibashake176

  • "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.

    Schutzhund Training for German Shepherds

    Schutzhund Training for German Shepherds

    by Sam Shepards0

  • Learn to successfully potty train your puppy or adult dog in as little as seven days. Your dog will be able to hold it until he or she is at their approved "potty spot."

    How to Potty Train a Dog in 7 Days

    How to Potty Train a Dog in 7 Days

    by Kate Daily6

  • Teaching a dog to make eye contact is fundamental if you want to have a dog that trusts you and follows your guidance. Teaching eye contact is easy with some simple steps outlined in this article.

    How to Teach a Dog to Make Eye Contact

    How to Teach a Dog to Make Eye Contact

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • Training a dog can be easy, but understanding the dynamics behind it is a whole different story. Understanding the theory will make you a better trainer and your dog a better-trained dog.

    The Four Quadrants of Dog Training

    The Four Quadrants of Dog Training

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli9

  • While going out to photograph a flock of Canadian geese that just came in to the area, my pugs caused quite a ruckus with a gaggle of geese. Then I remembered tales told of geese drowning dogs.

    When Wild Geese and Dogs Meet

    When Wild Geese and Dogs Meet

    by Susan McLeish7

  • Is your dog chasing cars, rabbits, squirrels and anything else that runs by? Learn why your dog is chasing and how to reduce and possibly, eliminate it.

    How to Stop a Dog From Chasing Everything

    How to Stop a Dog From Chasing Everything

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • Learn how the treat and retreat game may benefit your dog and how to teach it. This game is great for those somewhat reactive dogs who would benefit from some behavior modification.

    How to Play the Treat and Retreat Game With Your Dog

    How to Play the Treat and Retreat Game With Your Dog

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • A time may come when you may need to train your dog to use a ramp. Whether it's to get your old dog to climb up into a car or an SUV, training your old dog to use a ramp will require that you take baby steps and use lots of positive reinforcement.

    How to Train a Dog to Use a Ramp

    How to Train a Dog to Use a Ramp

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • What's a conditioned reinforcer in dog training and how can it benefit your dog? Learn how to take advantage of them for stellar results in dog training and behavior modification.

    Conditioned Reinforcers in Dog Training

    Conditioned Reinforcers in Dog Training

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • Is your dog fearful at the vet's office? Is your dog terrorized of shots? Are annual vaccination appointments scary? You are at the right place! Learn how to make your dog less fearful of shots.

    How to Make Your Dog Less Fearful of Shots

    How to Make Your Dog Less Fearful of Shots

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli8

  • Hounds have a reputation for being headstrong and difficult to train. If so, you may be wondering why and what can be done to train a good recall and basic obedience.

    Are Hounds Hard to Train?

    Are Hounds Hard to Train?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli6

  • Many dogs are eager to jump into a car, but some find it quite intimidating. The process requires some patience, but most dogs will learn at their own pace courtesy of positive reinforcement training.

    How to Train Your Dog to Jump Into a Car or Truck

    How to Train Your Dog to Jump Into a Car or Truck

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli12

  • 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.

    Freedom Through Off-Leash Dog Training

    Freedom Through Off-Leash Dog Training

    by James Livingood0

  • Some dog breeds are more difficult than others. One example of an intelligent, yet sometimes difficult breed is the German Shepherd. Here are some tips to train this dog breed.

    Tips for German Shepherd Dog Training

    Tips for German Shepherd Dog Training

    by James Livingood1

  • If your dog is a social butterfly, you may be wondering how to stop your dog from running up to people. Here are some tips for dogs who want to greet everyone.

    How Can I Stop My Dog From Approaching People?

    How Can I Stop My Dog From Approaching People?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • Socialization is the primary purpose of puppy class and is the most important thing you as a puppy owner can focus on.

    How to Socialize a Growing Puppy

    How to Socialize a Growing Puppy

    by Newfoundland Club of America0

  • Training your dog to wear a muzzle is important no matter how friendly and nice they are. Any dog that is painful or nervous can bite. Dogs can also be anxious at the vet's office due to scary procedures and the presence of other fearful dogs. Here's a guide to positive muzzle training for dogs.

    How to Train Your Dog to Wear a Muzzle

    How to Train Your Dog to Wear a Muzzle

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • There are some pros and cons to paper training your puppy to pee on newspaper. It's important to evaluate them to determine whether paper training is the right method for you.

    Paper Training Your Puppy to Pee on Newspaper

    Paper Training Your Puppy to Pee on Newspaper

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • If you are moving into an apartment, your dog will have to get accustomed to some major life changes. This means your dog will have to polish up his manners because he will be forced to be around people more among other things.

    How to Get Your Dog Used to Living in an Apartment

    How to Get Your Dog Used to Living in an Apartment

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • If you introduce the puppy to the water slowly, using a step-by-step approach will help him develop confidence and good training habits to benefit him throughout his water work career.

    Starting a Newfoundland Puppy in Water Work

    Starting a Newfoundland Puppy in Water Work

    by Newfoundland Club of America2

  • Leash pulling is a very natural behavior for most dogs as truly, most do not like being on a leash in the first place. However, you can prevent it with a few easy techniques.

    How to Prevent Leash Pulling With Your Dog

    How to Prevent Leash Pulling With Your Dog

    by Audrey Kirchner28

  • 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.

    Help! My Dog Only Listens to Me When I Have Treats

    Help! My Dog Only Listens to Me When I Have Treats

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • How do overshadowing and blocking affect your dog's training and behavior? Learn the difference between the two with some easy-to-understand explanations and examples.

    Blocking and Overshadowing in Dog Training

    Blocking and Overshadowing in Dog Training

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • Your dog will watch you and learn your body language even when you think she is responding to your voice. Learn how to teach hand signals more effectively.

    How to Train a Dog to Use Hand Signals

    How to Train a Dog to Use Hand Signals

    by Dr Mark12

  • You are trying to watch your favorite TV show, but Buster keeps barking at the screen. Now you're wondering what to do. Learn the details about my powerful "treat the trigger" method to stop a dog from barking at the TV. I have used this proven method with my clients with success over the years.

    How to Stop Your Dog From Barking at the TV (Proven Techniques)

    How to Stop Your Dog From Barking at the TV (Proven Techniques)

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • These tips for training Jack Russell terriers are learned from experience. You can probably apply these helpful hints to training almost any dog, but my experience has been with Jack Russell terriers.

    How Not to Train a Jack Russell Terrier

    How Not to Train a Jack Russell Terrier

    by Peter M. Lopez140

  • The "Look at That" LAT game offers a powerful way to change a dog's emotional response. Learn why "Look at That" is a powerful behavior modification process for serious behavior problems in dogs.

    Introducing LAT: The "Look at That" Dog Game

    Introducing LAT: The "Look at That" Dog Game

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli8

  • Learn how to train Alaskan malamute dogs from puppyhood up to adulthood. Simple logical ways that can be used for a mal of any age.

    How to Train Alaskan Malamute Dogs

    How to Train Alaskan Malamute Dogs

    by Audrey Kirchner19

  • There are a number of different types of leashes & collars. No matter which tool you choose, learning how to use the leash and collar correctly and teaching your puppy to walk on leash is important

    Steps to Walking a Dog on a Leash

    Steps to Walking a Dog on a Leash

    by Newfoundland Club of America0

  • Learn how to teach your dog to go potty on command so your dog can go when needed. No more waiting around in the cold and rain trying to speed up the process!

    How to Train a Dog to Go Potty on Command

    How to Train a Dog to Go Potty on Command

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli16

  • This article explains the history and biology of working dogs, and shows why they have the remarkable powers of strength and stamina which have made them so important to humans over the millennia.

    Dog Facts: The Amazing Powers of Working Dogs

    Dog Facts: The Amazing Powers of Working Dogs

    by Amanda Littlejohn2

  • Learning how to train your dog to go to his mat can be helpful in many different scenarios and situations. Here is some information on how to train your dog to go to his mat.

    How to Train Your Dog to Go to His Mat

    How to Train Your Dog to Go to His Mat

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • 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.

    How to Get a Puppy Dog to Stop Biting

    How to Get a Puppy Dog to Stop Biting

    by James Livingood0

  • Having a dog is not always an easy thing, particularly not easy if your dog cannot play fetch. Here are a few tips on how to teach your dog to play fetch, I hope you will make good use of them.

    How to Teach Your Dog to Play Fetch

    How to Teach Your Dog to Play Fetch

    by Sophie6

  • Service dogs, also referred to as assistance dogs, truly are man's best friend. These are amazing creatures who are capable of so much more than we realize—they help ordinary people in extraordinary ways. Read on to learn about this amazing dogs.

    Service Dogs: Companions for Independence

    Service Dogs: Companions for Independence

    by Chantelle Porter5

  • German shepherds enjoy training and being very active. If we don't train them, they can become difficult to handle. Here we will start with obedience training and basic commands. Getting a handle on your dog's behavior is important.

    Basics of German Shepherd Obedience Training

    Basics of German Shepherd Obedience Training

    by Sam Shepards4

  • 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.

    Will Dog Pee Kill Grass and Plants?

    Will Dog Pee Kill Grass and Plants?

    by Schatzie Speaks0

  • This article is written for the border collie puppy buyer seeking a pet or companion puppy. It outlines the unique issues you should consider in choosing and training your new family member.

    Selecting and Training a Border Collie Puppy

    Selecting and Training a Border Collie Puppy

    by Solaras7

  • The deterrent qualities of dogs are often appreciated by owners who want a dog to guard a property; however, fence aggression can turn out being a big ordeal if the dog cannot be properly contained.

    How to Prevent Fence Aggression in Dogs

    How to Prevent Fence Aggression in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli13

  • A puppy can be the cutest bundle of joy. Puppies are literally sponges ready to absorb and learn all about the world surrounding them. Read on for helpful tips on how to train puppies during this malleable phase of their lives.

    Puppy Training Tips for First-Time Puppy Owners

    Puppy Training Tips for First-Time Puppy Owners

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli8

  • The Canine Good Citizen test is a great way to promote responsible dog ownership and build the foundation for a well-mannered dog. Learn how to train your dog for the CGC with this guide.

    How to Train Your Dog for the Canine Good Citizen Test

    How to Train Your Dog for the Canine Good Citizen Test

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • If you don’t want a dog that jumps, you can utilize these training techniques. Your dog might make a mistake, though, so don’t punish her for it. Just bend down and let her lick your face.

    3 Easy Ways to Teach a Dog Not to Jump on People

    3 Easy Ways to Teach a Dog Not to Jump on People

    by Dr Mark12

  • If your dog is a family member and also a guard, teaching her to refuse food from strangers is important and may save her life. It is not always easy so find out the best methods and start today.

    How to Train a Dog to Refuse Food From a Stranger

    How to Train a Dog to Refuse Food From a Stranger

    by Dr Mark9

  • Dog counterconditioning is a behavior modification technique that goes to the root of your dog's problem by changing your dog's underlying emotional responses.

    Understanding Dog Counterconditioning

    Understanding Dog Counterconditioning

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • Do you want to obedience train your German Shepherd? Have you tried clicker training dogs? Let's have a look at this effective and dog-friendly practice.

    Clicker Training for German Shepherd Dogs

    Clicker Training for German Shepherd Dogs

    by Sam Shepards0

  • What can you do to boost your dog's confidence? There are some dog sports, exercises, and confidence-building games that may help your pooch become a more self-assured creature.

    Exercises for Building Confidence in Insecure Dogs

    Exercises for Building Confidence in Insecure Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli10

  • Skills for German Shepherds can be divided into three levels. Here are commands for training puppies, commands for training young dogs, and options for advanced training.

    Training a German Shepherd: A 3-Part Plan

    Training a German Shepherd: A 3-Part Plan

    by lincolnk9

  • These are not the tricks that will impress your friends and neighbors, such as rolling over or giving kisses on request. Rather, what we'll cover here are vital everyday commands that may even turn out to be lifesavers, given the right circumstances.

    6 Basic Commands All Dogs Should Know

    6 Basic Commands All Dogs Should Know

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • What signs indicate that your puppy needs to go potty? Set your dog up for success and learn how to recognize these signs. Help your puppy to avoid accidents in the house.

    Signs Your Puppy Needs to Go Potty

    Signs Your Puppy Needs to Go Potty

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • Potty training a puppy isn't as difficult as you might think, but it does take patience and consistency. Popular methods of potty training include crate training, clicker training, and using housebreaking pads.

    3 Ways to Potty Train a Puppy

    3 Ways to Potty Train a Puppy

    by Pam Roberson56

  • Teach your dog to eliminate on command with this simple training trick: separate "walks" from "potty." Then, you improve obedience, too. Now, you are fully in control of when the dog gets to "go."

    How to Train Your Dog to Go to the Bathroom on Command

    How to Train Your Dog to Go to the Bathroom on Command

    by Laura Schneider13

  • Does your dog pose a deaf ear when you call him to come inside? Does he run away if you try to get him to come in? You may wonder why your dog dreads the indoors so much and would rather stay outside.

    Tips for Dogs Who Won't Come Inside When Called

    Tips for Dogs Who Won't Come Inside When Called

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli11

  • If your dog gets too excited when it sees the leash, you have several options to help them calm down. Here are some tips for owners of dogs who are too excited when it's time to go for a walk.

    How to Walk an Overexcited Dog on a Leash

    How to Walk an Overexcited Dog on a Leash

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli5

  • Teaching a German Shepherd to sit is very important. Often, you'll want a well-behaved dog when going outside, but you'll also want an obedient dog in your home that enjoys training with you.

    How to Train a German Shepherd to Sit

    How to Train a German Shepherd to Sit

    by Sam Shepards4

  • Yes, you can train your dog not only to live safely with your chickens but even to protect them! Here's a step-by-step explanation of how I taught my dog to be a chicken guardian.

    How to Train a Dog to Protect Backyard Chickens

    How to Train a Dog to Protect Backyard Chickens

    by Valerie Proctor Davis30

  • Does your dog not know his boundaries? Do you have problems keeping your dog out of the garden? The refrigerator? The neighbor's lawn? The chicken coop? Luckily, there are fast and inexpensive ways to ensure your dog remains on his best behavior.

    8 Ways to Keep Your Dog Out of Trouble

    8 Ways to Keep Your Dog Out of Trouble

    by MH Bonham0

  • Learn how to stop a dog from chasing cats through positive reinforcement training. This method requires some patience, but you'll reap the rewards if you are consistent and have good timing.

    How to Stop a Dog From Chasing Cats

    How to Stop a Dog From Chasing Cats

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • This article will explain why some dogs may be "harder-mouthed," and it will show you how to train them to take treats gently without biting your fingers.

    How to Train a Dog to Take Treats Gently

    How to Train a Dog to Take Treats Gently

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • We have always opted for rearing puppies, as we felt it was the best option while having young children. Most puppies come to your home with no behavioural baggage from mistreatment. We have learned a lot from our past experiences, and I hope you can learn something from our mistakes and experience.

    Tips for Raising a Gentle Dog

    Tips for Raising a Gentle Dog

    by Teresa Coppens10

  • Stopping a dog from chasing cars, bicycles, and the like can be quite a challenge, especially when the dog has been performing this behavior for a while. There several options available to stop it.

    How to Stop a Dog From Chasing Cars

    How to Stop a Dog From Chasing Cars

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli1

  • The easiest ways to teach a puppy to sit, stay, and wait. These are the simplest commands but mastering them will help your puppy grow into a happy, well-behaved dog.

    How to Teach a Puppy to Sit, Stay, and Wait

    How to Teach a Puppy to Sit, Stay, and Wait

    by Aiden Roberts32

  • 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.

    How to Train a Deaf Dog Recall or to Come When Called

    How to Train a Deaf Dog Recall or to Come When Called

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli2

  • When and why should you use whistle training for your dog? Well, for starters, it's fun and effective, and there are many advantages of using a whistle for recalls versus more traditional methods.

    Whistle Training for Dogs

    Whistle Training for Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli4

  • Find out how to correct biting, chewing, jumping, rough play, begging, barking, and digging when your dog has behavioral problems.

    How to Correct Bad Behavior in Dogs

    How to Correct Bad Behavior in Dogs

    by Susan Zutautas124

  • Learn basic commands to train your pit bull puppy and other important tips to raise the perfect pit bull and train it to be a great ambassador of the breed.

    How to Train  a Pit Bull Puppy

    How to Train a Pit Bull Puppy

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli18

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