Behavior

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How-To Stop Your Dog Barking on Walks

Written: May 13, 2012

Bouncing on a leash and barking at dogs and people is anti-social, Teach your dog another way with kindness and reward.

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Play with your dog … It’s important!

Written: May 3, 2012

Playing with your dog is one of the best way to build a strong and loving relationship with your dog. Learn more in this informative blog post.

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Train your Dog Not to Bark by Getting the Behavior on Cue

Written: April 30, 2012

Teach your dog to bark in order to train him not to bark. Use clicker training to improve the behavior of your barking dog.

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Dog Aggression Training, Understanding Your Dog.

Written: April 22, 2012

A brief introduction to dog aggression. Types of aggression and how they occur. How aggressive behavior is modified by understanding and positive dog training techniques.

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Leash Training Tips to Enjoy Your Walks

Written: January 8, 2012

Leash training is a foundational skill to use to teach your dog how to walk calmly and obediently. You can practice basic leash training at home and on a walk to prevent pulling and to reward your dog for good behavior.

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Stop Dog Barking by Using Technology P+

Written: January 2, 2012

There are quite a few effective and humane gadgets that you can use to stop dog barking at home. These include a scent collar, a high-frequency device, and a training tone collar to distract your dog and encourage him to stop barking at strangers or at the doorbell.

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How to Deal with an Aggressive Dog

Written: December 23, 2011

Understanding the body language of an aggressive dog is the most important step to take to prevent an attack or a dog bite. Learning these behavioral cues will also make it easier to train and socialize your dog to prevent unnecessary aggression.

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Becoming the Pack Leader

Written: November 29, 2011

Becoming a pack leader is more than just eating your meal before your dog. In this article I discuss the various misconceptions and talk about real things that you can do right now to solidify your status as a pack leader.

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Preventing Dog Food Aggression

Written: November 29, 2011

The best way to prevent dog food aggression is by conditioning your dog to see you near his food as something pleasurable. A great training technique is to drop a couple of treats or left-overs into his food bowl as your dog is eating to really associate you as being something positive, something that adds value to his meal and isn’t there to take it away.

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Dog Body Language Guide

Written: November 23, 2011

Dogs communicate with each other through the use of body language. If we want to fully understand what our dog is telling us, or if we want to know what he is feeling, then we must know how to read his body language. We often can tell if a dog is being aggressive, but can you tell the key differences between defensive aggression vs aggressive attack? You may be bitten by both but defusing the situation is different for both.

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