Training & Behavior

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


From the Philippines to California for surgery
Combined skills allow food raid
Does size affect behavior?
The science behind the behavior
Puppies are named after them
Is Training Two Puppies a Good Idea?
rough dog play fighting
Some like it ruff: How to determine if things are going smoothly with dog play.
Humping Pugs
Why do they do it and what can you do about your humping dog?
Is the term “prey drive” correct terminology or jargon?
Research validates positive reinforcement
A to-do list for a great dog park visit
Patricia B. McConnell and Lassie
Even a bad example can have a good influence.
Our extraordinary love affair with dogs.
Dog Behavior Is Affected by Pain
If your dog suddenly doesn't want to be touched, they may be saying “Ouch!”
Photo by Mean Shadows on Unsplash
A gentle hand or a tasty treat doesn’t reinforce fear, it reduces it
how to pick a dog daycare
Is dog daycare an option you should consider?