Does your dog ignore you? Do you think your dog isn’t listening to you, or maybe you’ve just got a stubborn dog on your hands? A pro shares tips on training a dog who doesn’t seem to listen!
Annie Phenix, CPDT-KA
These five tips will help you understand why your dog is waking you and get you back to a full night’s sleep.
Dogs have at least 200 million reasons to love sniffing and participating in nose work — and they could have as many as one billion reasons.
As a professional dog trainer and dog aficionado, I have had the privilege of sharing my 50-plus years on the planet with a multitude of dogs. I’ve had as many female dogs as I have had male dogs. When I think about adding a new family member, I give serious thought whether a female or a male dog would fit best in our home. Perhaps you do the same or have a strong preference for one sex over the other?
Does your dog bark uncontrollably at the front door? Are you looking for a way to train him? In this article we go in depth on how to resolve your dog’s front door behavior.
Road trip season is coming up! Here’s what to know about dog car travel and ensure that you and your pup have safe, happy and healthy car rides.
Get your new puppy off to a good start with lots of proper puppy training. Here’s what to know about those crucial first two months of puppy training.
Make your walks worthwhile and enjoyable — for both you and your dog — with these solutions to common dog-walking issues.
How do dogs show affection? Dogs communicate with us through body language and actions — here are are four ways dogs show affection to humans.
Wondering how to teach your dog to fetch? Dogs aren’t born knowing how to play this game. We turned to a pro for some advice on how to teach your dog to fetch the right way!
Dogs and holiday guests don’t have to be a stressful situation. See these training tips — and which dogs to keep away from seasonal festivities altogether.
The holidays mean visitors — but for a stranger-danger dog all that company is stressful. Here’s how to train your dog to greet guests appropriately.
A visit to the vet isn’t a dog’s favorite activity but there are ways you and your vet can make the experience more relaxing for everyone.
Muzzles get a negative rep — but it’s beneficial for every dog to learn how to accept a muzzle calmly. Here’s how to train your dog to wear a muzzle.
Before I could focus on training my wild-child puppy, I needed to calm down her overactive mind and fearful responses. Here are some things I’m trying to help calm this hyper dog.
Can you train a water-phobic dog to like water? Maybe! It depends on a few factors. Make sure you’re not forcing your dog and follow these steps from a professional trainer.
Struggling with the concept of loose-leashing walking? The good news is that you’re not alone. A pro dog trainer takes us through some common reasons why dogs fail at loose-leash walking and some steps for success.
The AVMA estimates that dogs bite 4.5 million people every year in this country. Here’s what to know and how to reduce the risk of dog bites.
Successfully training your dog to leave it could save her life. Let’s find out how to effectively teach this command.
If your dog is pulling on his leash, there are a few reasons why and several ways to curb this behavior.
Whether you’re training a working dog breed for service or getting them to adapt to everyday life, here’s how to keep these types of dogs happy and healthy!
Summer is a fun but hectic season. Keep your pup safe, happy and healthy with these summer dog training tips.
Train your dog to stay safe on the trail, whether encountering snakes, other even dogs or humans.
Dogster Magazine’s Miss Manners columnist has a new book out, and it will bring you closer to your dog.
Resource guarding can result in growling, snarling, or even biting. We tell you how to manage this unwanted dog behavior.
Fetch is excellent exercise for your dog, but what if it doesn’t come naturally? Here’s how to teach this fun-filled game.
In this excerpt from “The Midnight Dog Walkers,” my new book about living with and training troubled dogs, I explain what you need to DIY.
Baxter is food obsessed, but I’m helping to desensitize him so that he can enjoy food and treats around other dogs.
If your dog isn’t a fan of car rides, these five tips will help make your summer road trip more fun for you both.
Jelly loved to jump up and say hello. By watching her body language during training, I was able to figure out how to keep her paws on the ground.
Get Dogster in your inbox!
Stay informed! Get tips and exclusive deals.
Let Dogster answer all of your most baffling canine questions!
Starting at just
This error message is only visible to WordPress admins
There has been a problem with your Instagram Feed.