Dog training is such a large topic that it can be difficult to know where to even begin. Often times the idea of training only comes up when someone says, "We need the dog to stop doing that!" Training and working with a dog needs to [...] Read More

As with the art of teaching, when it comes to dog training, there are different methodologies to choose from. On one hand you have the punishment-based trainer, on the other hand, you have the reward-based trainer. There are also trainers [...] Read More

There are several things to keep in mind that will help insure success in your dog training regimen. You need to expect your dog to participate in the learning process, but you don’t want it to be so difficult for him that he can’t succeed. Take your time, and learn to communicate effectively with your dog. Use [...] Read More

It may seem like puppies leap from early puppyhood to doggy adolescence in the blink of an eye, but if you pay close attention, you may notice that growing doesn't happen all at once. Regardless of breed, all puppies go [...] Read More

There isn’t much cuter than dogs and babies. There are pictures all over the internet of newborn with their canine family members. But there is a right way and a wrong way to prepare your dog for the new arrival. Here are seven tips to [...] Read More

The Alpha dog concept is a long passed down tradition in dog training, but it's not always fully understood and can often have a lot of myths and half-truths associated with it. The concept has been hijacked in dog training and has become highly [...] Read More

You may have heard about clicker training, the fast-growing training trend that has reunited dog enthusiasts and trainers across the globe. Considered more a philosophy than a training method, clicker training has become popular because it delivers cutting-edge precision and fast results in a relatively short period of time [...] Read More

You may have heard someone refer to their dogs as their furry children before, and while we do have significant emotional attachments to our dogs, they are not the same as people. This doesn't mean that dogs should be downgraded, treated poorly, or disregarded. What it means is that one needs to understand that there are some [...] Read More

There are so many dog treats on the market it can sometimes be difficult to decide what are the best dog treats for training. As with food we put into our own bodies, over the last few decades people have become increasingly aware of the health and nutritional contents of what we [...] Read More

There is nothing in the world that compares with the joy our dogs can bring to us when they run to greet us after a long day. The expression of pure bliss they have at the sight of us lets us know just how much they love us. One common occurrence during these greetings is the puppy “kiss”. Often they will [...] Read More