Training & Behavior

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

 

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.
should I get a second dog?
Would my dog be happier with another dog in the house? Would I?
jealousy in dogs
A look at new research on the topic of jealousy in dogs, and what it actually shows.
Why do dogs burrow in blankets?
And is it safe for them to do it?
Why Do Dogs Chase Garbage Trucks?
Why do some dogs seem to lose their minds when a truck goes by?
pointing and puppies
Are dogs born knowing how to interpret our gestures? Research explores links between genetics and dogs’ ability to learn.
leash solution for dogs that pull - belaying
This rock-climbing technique can take your dog-walking skills to the next level.
The Best Dogs for Kids
Choose the right dog for your children by keeping these points in mind.
give dog choices
The importance of allowing dogs the freedom to decide, even in small ways.
dog smiling with teeth
There’s more to a dog’s smile than meets the eye.