If you need help training your dog, look no further. Our library of dog training advice covers everything from barking and digging to advanced commands.

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Excessive Barking

Barking is one of the most common, as well as commonly annoying, vocalization methods of dogs. Wolves in the wild are believed to bark for only two reasons: as an alarm system to warn other pack members of a danger, and as a threat to ward off…
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Digging - How to Train a Dog Not to Dig

There are many different reasons as to why your beloved dog may want to start digging, everywhere or at anything. It could be that Woofer is bored in the house, or he may think there is a tasty treat under all that grass and soil. Or he very…
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Why do Dogs Growl - Learn What Each Type of Growl Means

We are taught as children that a growling dog is something to be scared of, to back away slowly and give the dog space. With an unknown dog, this is still great advice especially for children – never approach a growling dog that you do not…
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Training Dogs Not to Bark

The best way to train a dog not to bark is starting the day you bring him home from the breeder. Often new owners do not discourage the behavior – a small puppy bark is cute nor is it very loud at this point. Before long, the pup grows into…
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Preventing and Dealing with a Fearful Dog

ear periods and understanding how a puppy develops is critical in raising a stable dog. Unfortunately, few breeders or new puppy owners understand how to raise a confident dog and the importance of fear periods. A confident pup begins with…
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Potty Training a Dog - Solving Pee Problems

There are a variety of methods to accomplish the task of potty training a dog. Some methods work better than others with different dogs. However, when you are standing over the fourth puddle of the day and it’s not even noon, nothing can teach…
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How To Break Up A Dog Fight - Tricks of the Trade

There really are no winners in a dog fight. Whether you have two dogs at home who dislike each other or your dog gets in a fight when you're out for a walk, it's a bad experience for everyone – you and the dogs. The best thing you can do is…
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Dealing with the Stool Eating Dog - Fixing the Problem

Your new puppy is the apple of your eye! Sweet, cuddly, intelligent – everything you ever wanted in a dog. Then you see her eat her own stool and suddenly you wonder what you have done to deserve such a dirty little demon! Coprophagia or…
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Crate Training a Dog - What you Need to Know

About ten years ago, the idea of crate training a dog became brilliantly popular. People flocked to the nearest pet supply store to purchase crates, bought the right books, and instantly became crate devotees. Many of us who are reaching the…
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Clicker Training - Rewarding a Dog after a Click

One may as what “Clicker Training” is and how it can help with training your pooch. It really is a quite simple method of teaching them good behaviors…now if only we could use the same technique for our loved ones! It is essentially based…
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Types of Barking - Barking can be Broke Down to 3 Types

Dogs bark for many reasons and in all sorts of flavors. There is the constant drone of boredom barking, the edgy tones of the aggressive barker and the excited yip-bark of the happy barker. How you treat each bark is important – it tells…
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How to Stop the Dog from Growling around it's Food

Watch a documentary on wolves and it is easy to see that dogs instinctually protect their food. The wolves growl and snap at each other, make a fuss over the tastiest morsels and put their back to the pack if they tear off a chunk. Watch…
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How to Stop a Dog from Pulling on the Leash

First of all your dog isn’t really pulling on the leash so much as she’s being pulled by things in the environment that stimulate and attract her instincts. Of course, all dogs are different, so each dog will have her own motives for being…
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How to Keep the Dog off the Furniture

All dressed up, ready to hurry out the door, and waiting. Sitting down to wait for another few minutes until it was really time to head out, I knew I was nervous already. Big events make me that way. Of course, when I stood up to check my…
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Why do Dogs eat Poop

Many wild animals resort to eating poop at some point in their life for a variety of reasons – a female will eat the puppy feces to help hide the scent of the litter, to ward off starvation and because something missing in the animal'’s…