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Training & Behavior

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


Australian programs acknowledge links
Leash-related accidents are common
Moving away from aversive training methods to positive training methods.
New study looks at what we contribute to our dogs’ recreational romping.
Can you bet against your dog’s nature and win?
How to Socialize Your Puppy
Counteracting bad puppy-socialization advice.
pointing and puppies
Are dogs born knowing how to interpret our gestures? Research explores links between genetics and dogs’ ability to learn.
give dog choices
The importance of allowing dogs the freedom to decide, even in small ways.
long distance dog training
Why you should train your dog to respond to you from afar.
Dogs in training standing on pads.
That dog lovers should know about
Dog dressed up.
Anthropomorphism, and its downsides for dogs.
preparing dogs for returning to work
It’s up to us to help them with this transition
I need recall dog training tips for the great outdoors.
What are the associations between them?
Using an ancient mind-body exercise can provide a method for how to handle dogs.
Picked up more often than larger puppies are
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