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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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

My Dog is Scared of Strangers – Fixing the Problem

Just like humans, some dogs are inherently shyer than others. Always a debate between nature and nurture, shyness can be a debilitating trait for dog and owner, making both apprehensive about daily walks, trips to the dog park, and...

Methodology Of Dog Training

We all want our dog to learn how to behave. We want to be able to take him out and public and trust that his behavior will at the very least be tolerable. We don’t want him to attack...

Separation Anxiety and Dogs – Solving the Problem

A father heading to war tells his young son he is now the man of the house and ‘to look after his mother and little sisters’. The child is left with not only the trauma of possibly never seeing...

Popular Dog Articles

Rewarding a Dog with Treats – Is it a Good Idea?

Whether he’s a new puppy mastering the complicated procedure of “sit,” or an older guy who has successfully completed his first obstacle course, or just a regular dog following you around the yard waiting for play time, dogs behave better when they are rewarded for their good deeds. Far...

What Type of Shots Will My Dog Need?

For dog owners our pets are very precious to us. One of the ways we protect them is by providing vaccinations for them against diseases. Starting when they’re puppies and continuing throughout their lives, we need to take proper preventive measures to ensure our pets are protected from diseases...

Bottle Feeding Puppies – What You Need to Know

When, for whatever reason, a puppy is not able to nurse from its mother, it falls to the hands of the human caregiver to be sure that the puppy gets the nutrition it needs to survive and to be as healthy as possible. To some, this may sound like...