Training

Dog training is one of the most important aspects of canine care. Our experts help you train your canine so that you understand each other better and they learn to behave in ways that will keep them safe and happy.

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Why Do Dogs Growl When Playing? Fighting, Tips To Avoid, And More

You roll up to the dog park, and Fido is excited to play with all the pups. After a little bit, Fido has selected his playmate, and you notice the dogs are growling at each other while playing. Are they being aggressive, or are they just playing? How do you know when playtime has escalated to aggression? And why do dogs growl when playing? We’ll help you understand why your dog growls when playing, so you can monitor the situation and ensure it doesn’t turn into aggression.

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4 Tips For Crate Training Dogs, Made Easy

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, dog crates provide a special doggie den in your home while saving your best sofa from a hairy existence. The ability to spend a bit of time in a crate or behind a gate should be a skill every dog should have, just like Sit or Stay, so he can hang out stress-free at the groomer’s, veterinarian’s office, or while traveling. The old rusting metal variety you banished to the garage has gone way upscale with sleek wood and wicker models designed to fit into our living areas, right where the dog wants to be. Try these tips to get your dog to hop in without a fuss…

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Dog Training Advice: Get Help Turning A Disobedient Dog Into An Obedient One

Suppose you just adopted a dog, but her behavior isn’t quite up to par with where you’d like it to be. Maybe she needs help with crate training, or perhaps she’s struggling with basic commands. But how do you train a dog? Whatever the issues, we’ve got some training tips for you. Our experts have written about dog training extensively and have personal experience with various training methods. Dog training isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach, and some dogs need help learning how to do or not do a specific task. Below are some options to consider for training your dog.

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Aggressive Dog Training Tips: Calming The Beast

Most of the time, when you see an aggressive dog, he was not born that way. An owner of this type of dog may not fully understand how to train their pup. This lack of training often leads to aggressive behavior because the dog responds to situations using his instincts since he has never been taught differently. Learn why it happens and how to get your dog to stop aggressive behavior.

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Dog Trainers: How To Find The Right One

With no real governing body to guide you, how do you pick the right trainer for your needs? We’ve put together a list of things to consider when finding the best dog trainers in your local area or online…

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House Training An Older Dog

Bringing home an adult dog is an unusually large undertaking for any family. Whether this is your first or fiftieth dog coming into your home, there are a few things that you should always keep in mind. A unique and unexpected challenge that we often see in rescue cases is the necessity of house training an older dog…

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Dog Obedience Tips: Patience Is Key

One of the most frustrating aspects of bringing a new dog home is teaching obedience. Obedience training can include a wide variety of skills including housebreaking, not biting, listening and responding to your commands, and more. While the variety of commands you may desire to teach may differ, teaching obedience will ensure a well-behaved dog who understands basic commands and what is expected from it. Using these dog obedience tips will help get your relationship with your pup off on the right paw…

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