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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Traditional hunting-dog training uses shock collars and other painful methods. Thomas Aaron has developed a successful, force-free program.
Traditional hunting-dog training uses shock collars and other painful methods. Thomas Aaron has developed a successful, force-free program.
I rescued Chance from a rough life as a bait dog, and while he’s made huge strides, he still acts out in some circumstances. What can I do?
I rescued Chance from a rough life as a bait dog, and while he’s made huge strides, he still acts out in some circumstances. What can I do?
Dogs don’t have the benefit of human language, so their actions must convey the “why” behind unwanted behaviors and lead you to a resolution.
Dogs don’t have the benefit of human language, so their actions must convey the “why” behind unwanted behaviors and lead you to a resolution.
A good dentist makes me feel safe and keeps his word that he will not cause pain — and that’s exactly how a good trainer teaches a dog.
A good dentist makes me feel safe and keeps his word that he will not cause pain — and that’s exactly how a good trainer teaches a dog.
A reader asks our resident trainer for help a.s.a.p with her dog’s habit of jumping on people — Christmas guests arrive in a couple of weeks!
A reader asks our resident trainer for help a.s.a.p with her dog’s habit of jumping on people — Christmas guests arrive in a couple of weeks!
Puppies are NOT presents. Only adopt at Christmas if you can commit to doing what our resident trainer says will set the puppy up for success.
Puppies are NOT presents. Only adopt at Christmas if you can commit to doing what our resident trainer says will set the puppy up for success.
I joined hundreds of professional trainers at the summit this year — here are my favorite takeaways from the latest in dog training and research!
I joined hundreds of professional trainers at the summit this year — here are my favorite takeaways from the latest in dog training and research!

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