Training

Wags and Barks Speak Volumes When Talking to Dogs

Tweet Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog’s eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages? Dr. Gary Weitzman, president of the San Diego Humane Society and former CEO of the Washington […]

What is clicker training?

Tweet Something we’ve been asked before and the way we have trained our pack.    

Mobile Pet Training Apps – How To Prevent Accidents With Well Behaved Pets

Tweet Mobile Pet Training Apps – How To Prevent Accidents With Well Behaved Pets (via http://www.wagthedoguk.com) Who would have though that mobile technology would be useful not only to humans but for cats and dogs as well? Today you can find apps that can help you manage and train your pet cat or dog with […]

Understanding Dog Aggression

Tweet Understanding Dog Aggression (via http://www.wagthedoguk.com) In order to fix your dog’s aggressive behavior, it’s important to understand their reason for aggression…. Aggression in dogs is the most common and most serious behavior problem. As a pet owner, it may be difficult to accept that your dog’s…

Funny Dog Tricks for Treats

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Tweet Tommy the chihuahua does dog tricks for treats wearing his cute pumpkin dog Halloween costume.    

How to Teach Your Puppy to Sit and Stay

Tweet How to Teach Your Puppy to Sit and Stay (via NewsLook) Video News by NewsLook Professional Dog Trainer Kathy Santo reviews three basic obedience training commandssit, lie down and stay. When and how to get started and the importance of proper nutrition to the training process are also discussed.

How to Housebreak Your Puppy

Tweet How to Housebreak Your Puppy (via NewsLook) Video News by NewsLook House training your puppy is fundamental to a happy dog-owner relationship. Kathy Santo, professional dog trainer, discusses the factors and steps involved in successful dog training which starts with consistency and requires…

How to House Train a Puppy

Tweet How to House Train a Puppy (via http://blog.wuffitmix.co.uk) A puppy is unable to understand the difference between right and wrong in the same manner as we do. They cannot understand that weeing on your carpet is bad, therefore it is important to catch them in the act as this will teach them that urinating […]

How to Leave a Dog Home Alone

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Tweet Amy DePaoli of PetValu provides tips for how to keep your dog comfortable while home alone.    

Can Dogs Be Trained To Sniff Out Bed Bugs?

Tweet Can Dogs Be Trained To Sniff Out Bed Bugs? (via http://www.wagthedoguk.com) During the ’60s, bedbugs have become a widespread problem but these bugs seemed to dwindle down after a few years. Unfortunately, recent reports have confirmed that these bugs are making a comeback and are becoming a serious issue once again. Bedbug…

Best Ways to Calm a Hyper Dog

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Tweet Many people have to deal with a rowdy dog. One animal expert shares the best ways to calm a hyper dog using things such as toys and treats.    

Puppies 101: How to Prep Your Pup for Life

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Tweet Introducing your puppy to many types of people and experiences early in life is key to a well-adjusted adult dog, according to veterinarian Dr. Jyl Rubin.    

Older Dog Teaches Puppy New Swimming Tricks

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Tweet Caryl Moll has owned golden retrievers for 13 years. In this clip, Toby (2) guides Lexi (12 weeks) in the art of swimming. Caryl is the author of Maxdog, which is available on Amazon and tells “the true story of a Golden Retriever who becomes a rock of emotional support for his owner after […]

How to Treat and Prevent Puppy Bites

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Tweet Veterinarian Dr. Karen Halligan gives tips to prevent your playful puppy from biting. Plus, learn the best way to treat a bite that breaks the skin.    

How Can You Tell if Your Dog is Playing or Not?

Tweet How Can You Tell if Your Dog is Playing or Not? (via http://www.wagthedoguk.com) A little dog play does a body good A great dog trick that you can learn and drives us crazy is to pause at key moments in course of a game… Did you know that peeps and dogs have something very […]