The 10 Best Dog Training Tips An untrained dog is still a great friend. But a trained dog can be an even better friend. Not to mention happier and safer, as training your dog is something that's definitely done for their own good (not because you're on a power trip). When you start training your
What You Need to Crate Train a Puppy Crate training is an essential part of raising a well-behaved dog who has a quiet, safe spot to call their own. And the process of teaching your dog to love their crate is easier than you think. Start with the essentials. You’ll need: A crate Blanket or
Few things in life are as exciting as bringing home your new puppy or dog. It can be a little scary, especially if you've never had a dog before. They clearly bring tremendous joy and love to a household. However, a puppy can also damage your furniture, upset the balance with your other pets, and
Sit. Stay. Come. It all seems so simple, right? A well-trained pup makes life much easier, but it’s important to remember that it may take some time to get there! And with a little research, you’ll notice that there are a few different styles when it comes to obedience training, all with different underlying philosophies.
Consistent training is one of the best ways to avoid behavior problems. Plus, it’s a great way to strengthen your bond with your pup! Let’s face it: whether you’ve brought home a new puppy or your dog is just on the smaller side, little dogs sometimes get a bad rap. Youngsters are known to be
Want to make sure your pup is at the head of the class this National Train Your Dog Month? From manners to mealtime, Nancy Schumacher, a CPDT-KA Certified Dog Trainer, and founder of Best In Behavior, talks to us about how to make training your pup rewarding for the whole family. Nancy, a lifelong animal