Dog Training

2 Methods of Indoor Puppy Potty/Crate Training

Most dogs are trained to relieve themselves outdoors, however if you live in an area that is affected by cold weather, then it makes a lot of sense to teach your dog to use an indoor potty area. Similarly, small dog owners that are frail or infirm may also wish to train their puppy to …

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How to Stop Your Dog from Running Out the Door

Dogs can escape by getting out of the house. This behavior can be just as frustrating as having a dog who gets out of the yard. In some ways it’s even more frustrating because your dog always does it while you are right there, watching. It can seem like it’s even more your fault than …

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How to Stop Dog from Digging Under Fence

Digging is one of the most common ways dogs escape from the yard. It can be a hard behavior to stop because digging is a natural, instinctual behavior for dogs. Dogs dig for a number of reasons: to bury food and bones. to make a cool place to lie down. when they smell or hear …

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The Basic Obedience Commands to Teach Your Golden Retriever

Before you begin any advanced training with your Golden Retriever it’s a good idea to make sure he knows some basic obedience training. If your Golden knows commands such as Sit, Lie Down, Come, Stay, how to walk on a loose leash, and Heel, then his advanced training will go more smoothly. You will be …

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7 Equipment to Housebreak Your Dog in a Hurry

Just like a cobbler needs certain tools to make shoes and a carpenter needs his hammer and saw to build a house, so does the professional dog trainer and amateur dog owner to get maximum results in minimal time. The main tools you’ll need for house training your dog (in no particular order) are: A …

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7 Basic Dog Tricks for Beginners

Trick training, along with being flashy, stimulates the dog physically and mentally. It also gives the owner something to do with his dog, and that increases the quality time spent between the two. So, there are a lot of reasons why we do it and that’s part of why I am talking about it today. …

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7 Ways to Get Your Dog to Stop Excessive Barking

Excess barking is a typical complaint of dog owners (and the owner’s neighbors). Dogs will bark for various reasons: warning, out of boredom, fear, loneliness, to get attention, communication, barking is fun, and so on. A few breeds, as with most herding breeds, might become more vocal than other ones. For instance, my Shetland Sheepdog …

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How to Teach Your Dog to Defend Itself Against Other Dogs

Prior to us looking at how to go about ceasing a canine that’s gotten into a fight, it’s a lot better never needing to place your dog within a situation in which he feels he wants to attack an additional dog, or alternatively, feels he must defend himself. Keep in mind the potential for your …

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How to Teach Your Dog to Sit-Stay, Down-Stay and Come

Dogs respond to positive reinforcement because they want a reward. Using praise and delicious treats will reinforce the desired behavior faster. Communication As a means of communication, your dog can sense your body language and you can tell by theirs if they are really interested. They too can tell if you’re serious and when they …

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