Dog training hand signals are easy to teach and can come in handy in a variety of situations, plus if your dog loses his hearing as he gets older.
Teach a dog to stay by using small pieces of dog training treats, patience and a lot of repetition, starting with a Sit and Stay or Down and Stay
Fetch is a game all dogs and their people can enjoy together, even if your dog doesn’t take to it naturally. Follow these five easy steps to play more fetch.
Dog bootcamps are frequently advertised as a quick-fix solution for solving training problems. But, dog training camp programs aren’t all created equally.
Playing dead is one of the classic easy tricks to teach your dog that’s sure to impress your friends and family. This trick can be taught to dogs of all sizes.
Socializing and training a Boerboel from a young age are crucial steps to having a dog who isn’t aggressive. An intimidating, strong, naturally protective Mastiff-type dog, the Boerboel is for experienced dog owners who are committed to training.
Getting the right dog training supplies is step 1. Learning how to use them is next. We give you tips on how to use your new dog gear.
Online dog training is a great way to work with a trainer from the comfort of home to teach your dog new skills and address behavioral challenges.
Bernedoodles are highly trainable with positive reinforcement starting from an early age. Our experts list the basic training cues to teach your Bernedoodle.
These simple leash-training tips will have you loving walking your dog on a leash. Start on familiar turf, keep training sessions short, make a lot of turns and reward generously.
Improve your dog’s safety by teaching him these core behaviors on cue.
If the lines of communication between you and your puppy are getting crossed, dog obedience training — now referred to as manners or basic training — can help. Our expert digs in.
Dogs jumping up on people can be a frustrating habit to break. With patience and positive reinforcement, it’s possible to teach your dog not to jump on people stop your dog from jumping.
Looking for an easy walk harness to stop your dog from pulling? Dogster tells you all you need to know about this type of harness where the leash is clipped to the front of the harness instead of the back.
Puppies explore the world with their mouths, but puppy teeth are sharp. Training a puppy not to bite takes time and patience. Follow these simple steps for how to stop puppy biting.
Training a pit bull is a lot like training other kinds of dogs, but pit bull training also has unique considerations. And being a pit bull parent brings certain responsibilities to avoid problems.
Vacuums are among the top sounds that dogs hate. Dogster has tips on desensitizing your dog to the vacuum and other loud sounds.
Do dogs really eat poop? Yes, and not for the reasons you might think. Here’s the lowdown on why dogs eat poop, how to tell if your dog is sick and the truth about natural remedies to make your dog stop eating poop.
Teaching your dog to speak in six steps is a fun trick that dogs of all ages and training levels can learn.
Do you want to teach your dog to roll over? This classic dog trick is fun to teach with five simple steps and is to impress your friends and family.
Traveling with your dog can be an enriching experience for both of you — as long as you prepare well in advance to ensure that your journey is as safe and stress-free as it can be.
There are plenty of pitfalls that can ruin a great day on the shore. However, if you keep these nine simple rules in mind, beach day will be the highlight of your pup’s summer!
While eating is an enjoyable social activity for people, it can cause tension between dogs. Take time to understand your dog’s habits and make a plan to encourage healthy eating. Here’s how.
Why teach your dog how to skateboard? Learning any new trick is fun for both you and your dog and increases your bond. Plus, skateboarding teaches balance and confidence, and whose dog couldn’t use more of that?
Give dogs choices and opportunities so that they can make better decisions themselves.
What exactly is an alpha dog? And how do you even know if you have one? Here are some facts and myths.
Getting our dogs’ attention is truly a foundation skill. It’s a signal for your dog to look toward you and to be mindful of what will follow. This can be a verbal signal, such as their name, or an audible signal like a “kissy” noise.
There are games you can teach your thieving pup that are also preventable security measures in themselves, so these alternative behaviors become part of our lives together instead of caper after caper. Check out these three games.
Barking can be modified without the use of aversive methods or equipment once the cause of the behavior is understood. Here’s what you can do to get your dog to bark less.
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