— I love vets, but I hate their waiting rooms. Here are a few more things I wish they would change.
— I love watching Kira run free, a big goofy grin on her face. It took months of training before she was ready to go off-leash. Here's how we got there.
— The dogs, many pulled from animal shelters, help former soldiers regain their independence.
— Finley paces, barks, and becomes destructive when we leave her home alone. Will a software program help keep her calm?
— Fetching isn't really Monkey's thing, but will this training device change his mind?
— Chin turned to the positive-training community for help with Boogie, her Boston Terrier. Now she helps spread their message through illustration.
— Follow these tips to make the "spring forward" change a little easier on our canine companions.
— Trainer Maureen Ward has taught Mia and other dogs to read cards and follow their directions.
— A few years ago, I was the one getting complaints about my dog, so I try to hold my tongue now when someone's dog is driving me crazy.
— The documentary gives audiences an inside look at a prison partnership between inmate handlers and the rescue dogs they train.
— We chat with one of the creators, dog trainer Jill Breitner, about the reason for the app: to reduce dog bites and resulting euthanasia.
— I took my highly active Vizsla to The Martial Arfs for a KaRuffTe class. The activities not only engaged her mentally and physically, but they also strengthened our communication and bond.
— From how to properly use gates to staying calm during a scuffle, these tips will lead to a happier time at the dog park for all.
— As a blind person with four dogs, reliable recall is a necessity for me -- here's how you can train your pack to do it, too!
— Less than five percent of owners attend a training class with their dog. We offer resources for the majority who don't.
— A gym membership? Pah! Owning a dog is like having a live-in personal trainer.
— Dogs communicate with us through body language and actions -- here are are four ways they show affection.
— If you want to lose the leash, follow these tips to keep your dogs and others around you safe.
— Training is used to redirect unwanted canine behavior, but what about unwanted human behavior? I think it could work!
— The No. 1 reason? Puppies are often given as Christmas gifts, and the first 20 weeks are crucial for training.
— I won't mince words: People who ignore leash laws are selfish, ignorant, and have a strong sense of entitlement. Are you with me or not?
— Our resident trainer weighs in on the use of shock and prong collars, plus other pain-inflicting dog-training tools and methods.
— We crated our dog for four-hour stretches, and a rescue denied us another dog because of it. The rejection caused us to reexamine our reasons.
— A whistle doesn't have to be silent or ultrasonic to be effective for training. Learn more about dog whistles here!
— We must control our dogs, of course, but you can make it easier to do so.
— Dog-related injuries go way beyond dog bites. Reduce your risk with these tips.
— We all aren’t pro trainers who can dedicate 24/7 to our dogs, but we all can help with behavior.
— It's National Pet Peeves Week (seriously), a good time to look at why dogs do the things they do.
— A sadness circles the globe after her passing; friends and colleagues comment on her life.
— My rescue dog showed no signs of aggression in three months; I wonder what set him off.
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