Love working with dogs? Learn how to become a dog trainer, so you can turn your love for animals into a career.
Food, fun, lots of praise and some silly games are all components of a successful training program for your pup.
How to find a reputable, good dog trainer and differentiating a not so reputable one? The path to becoming a dog trainer takes more than training a dog or two and printing out some business cards.
Dog luring versus bribing. Learn the differences between luring a dog to sit and bribing a dog to sit.Recognize common mistakes that lead to a dog that only listens when treats are in sight.
You may have heard how clicker training offers precision and amazing results, but what to do if your dog is scared of the clicker? This sensitivity can be overcome through some tricks of the trade.
What are prong collars and how do they work? Read why I no longer advocate their use and prefer to use use other tools.
Dog training tips provided for housebreaking, including housebreaking an older dog. The focus here is on dog crate training, with videos and photos included. Written by a dog trainer.
Tactics is the method by which you will achieve an objective. This comes into play in dog training by way of operant and classical conditioning. This is the way we "attack" behavior issues, strengthen existing behaviors, and develop new behaviors.
Why do dogs pull on the leash? Often, it's simply an emotional issue stemming from fear, anxiety, stress or frustration. To each dog their own. Learn how to approach "emotional pullers."
Learning how to potty train a basset hound doesn't have to be a daunting task. All you need is some careful consideration about this breed's specific needs and lots of patience and consistency.