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8 Things Your Puppy Wishes You Wouldn’t Do

If you are anything like me, you melt into a puddle of useless, blubbering mush in the presence of an adorable puppy. But if you want to be a paw-renting pro, you must resist the urge to give your new addition everything her fluffy little heart desires. Puppie...

Over-Training Causes More Harm Than Good, Psychologists Find

It’s very easy to get excited about training your new dog or puppy, especially if you’re training for some sort of performance. Competitive obedience, agility and many other venues take a lot of time and effort, and the beginning stages of trainin...

According To Science, This Is What Your Guilty-Faced Dog Is REALLY Thinking

You know the look: bowed head, flat ears, eyes wide and cut to the side, back hunched, tail between...

5 Reasons Your Dog Isn’t Listening

Dogs are opportunists. Although most are willing to please their owners and want to engage with the...

3 Reasons Your Dog Should Know How To Wait

Dogs are man’s best friend. They enrich our lives in ways that no human or other animal can do. T...

5 Signs Your Dog Is Ready To Try Agility

Agility is a very exciting sport open to all dogs, regardless of breed. Almost all dogs love agilit...

How To Build Trust In A Shy Dog

We all want our dogs to feel confident and safe, especially when it comes to meeting new people. Un...

5 Things Dog Owners Do That Drive Trainers Crazy

Not everyone needs to hire a dog trainer for private lessons, but more and more dog owners are find...

5 Words You Should Teach Your Dog

When it comes to living with dogs, there are many different opinions on how to raise them, treat th...

5 Dog Sports You & Your Pooch Need To Try

Have you ever wondered what activities there are for dogs and owners to do together? Maybe you’ve...

5 Common Behavioral Problems In Dogs

The majority of dog owners have found themselves in need of a professional trainer and one point or...

3 Early Signs of Aggression In Dogs

Aggression is a natural behavior in canids, especially in wild animals, but is generally unnecessar...

5 Signs You Need To Hire A Dog Trainer

Whether they’d like to admit it or not, most dog owners are going to need to hire a dog trainer o...

How To Teach Your Dog To Clean Up His Own Toys

Do you spend several minutes every day picking up your dog’s toys and putting them away? Most dogs...

How To Turn Cute Behaviors Into Tricks

Dogs do cute things all the time, it’s one of the reasons we love them. Some tilt their heads when...

How To Train Your Dog To Roll Over

Rollover is one of the quintessential tricks that all dog owners love to teach their dogs. But unles...

If Your Dog Only Knows One Command, This Should Be It

You may not want the next AKC Obedience Champion. You may not care if your dog Sits or Downs on comm...

7 Ways To Exercise Dogs Indoors

While we are glad the rain is coming for the drought-stricken states and the wild fires, it doesn’...

How To Get Your Dog To (REALLY) Listen

Wouldn’t it be great if your dog obeyed your every command? Studies show the average dog is quite...

6 Ways You Could Be Causing Your Dog’s Bad Behavior

When something goes wrong, it’s easy to blame the dog – after all, he can’t speak to defend h...