Category Archives for Dog Training

Help! Why Does My Dog Bark and Lunge at Other Dogs?

When you think about it, dogs are not that different from us people. They have their own personalities, likes, and dislikes. They can be scared or excited, happy, or angry. And they do not always react to situations in the same way that we would expect them to (think of how often someone will tell […]

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Help! My Dog Barks at Strangers on Walks (and What To Do About It)

Barking is a dog’s right. But sometimes, it goes too far. And when the neighbors can tell or the kids in the park start to run away – it makes you wonder whether it is something socially acceptable or something that needs to be corrected. The problem is not always your dog. You would be surprised […]

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How To Put a Harness on a Puppy (5 Steps To Follow)

Puppies are not born knowing everything, and like human kids, there are basic behaviors they need to be taught, including how to walk properly when out with their pet parents. While a collar and leash has been the norm for many years an increasing number of pet parents are turning to a dog harness instead. However, when […]

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How To Train a Boxer Dog The Right Way

Boxer dogs are one of the most beloved of the larger dog breeds you can choose for a furry canine companion for lots of great reasons. Despite being very goofy and silly much of the time they are also highly intelligent – intelligence they sometime use to devious ends – and endearingly gentle and loving. They […]

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How to Stop A Chihuahua From Barking

All dog owners love their pets. They love the things that a dog adds to the quality of their lives. For so many people, growing up with a dog as a companion and ‘best friend’ is what fond memories are made of and seen as being an essential to a happy childhood. We learn so much from […]

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Is it a Good Idea to Leave Your Puppy in a Playpen While at Work?

So it is Friday night and you have bought your brand – new puppy home.  He has only been yours for an hour and already he’s turned your life upside down! You know it will never be the same again… and that’s just fine. It’s an exciting time for you both. However there are some things […]

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How to Stop My Dog Barking When Out Walking

Are you headed out for a walk with your dog? Jogging along with your dog or taking your pooch to the park is a great way to get some exercise. Does your dog bark and pull at the leash when you pass other dogs or people? It’s a common behavior that’s somewhat embarrassing – why […]

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How To Leash Train a Dog That Won’t Walk

If you’re researching how to leash train a dog that won’t walk, you’ve probably been struggling with this issue for a while now and feel a little lost. Rejoice, we have all the answers you need right here! Basically, dogs freeze on walks for a variety of reasons, like when:They’re in painThey’re afraid or on alertIt’s […]

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How to Train a Dog Not to Jump on You and Others

Lots of dogs jump up and jump on, people. Most pet parents become very used to the fact that their pup jumps on them to greet them when they get home, or jump up to attract their attention when it’s getting close to dinnertime, or when they are looking for a little extra attention. As endearing […]

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How to Socialize a Rescue Adult Dog

Local rescues and shelters are popular places to search for a new dog on a budget. If you’re considering this yourself you might be wondering how you socialize a rescue dog. Socialization is critical for a well-balanced, happy dog. This guide tells you everything you need to know about socializing a rescue dog.  Table of Contents […]

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