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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.

 

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.
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.
how to stop dog from peeing on christmas tree
Christmas pee? An unfortunate holiday hazard.
common dog training problems
Common dog training errors and how to correct them.
Dogs in training standing on pads.
That dog lovers should know about
Dog dressed up.
Anthropomorphism, and its downsides for dogs.
Husky popularity has increased—not a good thing for the breed.
How the popular media mystique of wolf-dogs results in overcrowded shelters
A dog and a cat snuggle up together, and are best friends.
Study suggests that pheromones can help ease interspecies conflict
social distance dog walks
Some dogs love it, some dogs hate it, but everybody sees differences between now and the “before times.”
would your dog rescue you?
A scientific look into the what ifs