Training & Behavior

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

 

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.
long distance dog training
Why you should train your dog to respond to you from afar.
New study looks at what we contribute to our dogs’ recreational romping.
training a “stubborn” dog
Don’t blame the dog—instead, figure out how to help her succeed.
Positive dog-training methods—they’re not just for dogs anymore!
Teaching Your Dog “Place”
“Go to your place,” “stand in front of me” and using platforms are favorites with pro dog trainers—here’s why you should add them to your training to-do list.
Positive dog-training methods—they’re not just for dogs anymore!
Moving away from aversive training methods to positive training methods.
housetrain a dog
How to re-housetrain a dog of any age.
adult dog socialization
With patience and positive reinforcement, you can do a lot to make up for lost time.
Positive dog-training methods—they’re not just for dogs anymore!
how to stop dog from peeing on christmas tree
Christmas pee? An unfortunate holiday hazard.