Training & Behavior

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


Why Do Dogs Chase Garbage Trucks?
Why do some dogs seem to lose their minds when a truck goes by?
Both Ends of the Leash: Walking the Talk
Leash-related accidents are common
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.
Moving away from aversive training methods to positive training methods.
New study looks at what we contribute to our dogs’ recreational romping.
separation anxiety in dogs
Downtime provides a unique opportunity
dog human connection
The connection between people and dogs is the stuff of legend.
A soft mouth can be the difference between life and death for dogs.
carhartt dog coat
When the weather outside is frightful, a coat can be delightful—here’s how to get your dog to wear one.
Five tips for a successful season
canine enrichment ideas
Canine enrichment, or doing what comes naturally.
Can you bet against your dog’s nature and win?
How to Socialize Your Puppy
Counteracting bad puppy-socialization advice.