Training & Behavior

Give nature and nuture a boost; fetch tips, tricks and insights from the pros. The payoff is a better relationship.


do dogs see color?
Find out if dogs see in color or black and white.
dog barking - stop dog barking
Victoria Stilwell: Help my dog barks at everything!
dogs excitedly running around
High arousal: How to calm an excited dog.
Does your dog have a greeting disorder?
how to get dogs attention
Attentiveness matters for safety and convenience.
Can you bet against your dog’s nature and win?
do dogs get angry?
Despite lots of reasons to do so, dogs rarely display true anger.
How to Socialize Your Puppy
A new book provides excellent guidance and advice
Playing Tug With Dogs Is a Good Thing
Basics of the tug game and how to troubleshoot common problems
keep dog out of garden
Our dogs and our gardens need to be protected from one another.
dog ghost walking
Why dogs do it and what it means
choose language used for dogs
6 ways the language we use to discuss our dogs matters
do dogs understand our speech
Researchers look at what goes on when we talk to our dogs.
dog runs out the door
Lessons on how to deal with door-darting dogs.
driving adopted dog home
People do this in many ways, and some are safer than others.
stop dog barking in car
Something about being in a car can turn the most-mild mannered dog into a noise machine. Here’s what you can do about it.