Dog Training

Woman teaching her canine friend dog commands
Teaching your dog to respond to basic cues such as “sit” and “down” is easy, fun and gives fast results....Read More
Dog guarding a toy from being taken by a woman
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Guarding resources (food, toys, locations, etc.) is a common and natural behavior in many dogs....Read More
This dog knows his name.
Why this cue is useful for your dog to know: Teaching a dog to pay attention (i.e., give you eye contact) when you say his name can be convenient and very ...Read More
Training Plan: Teaching ‘Sit’
Why this cue is useful for your dog to know: You can ask your dog to sit whenever he is doing something rude, such as jumping up on you or counter surfing....Read More
Senior dog with excited urination issues. There are strategies for correcting submissive and excited urination in dogs.
Note: Although advances in behavior science* have led to the debunking of using words such as “submissive” and “dominant” to describe a dog’s personality or emotional state...Read More
A shy tabby cat
“Shy” is a word that many people use to describe dogs and cats who are fearful....Read More
Two shelter dogs receiving dog socialization training
Dogs are naturally social animals, but that doesn’t mean they all have the necessary social skills to meet each other politely....Read More
Looking for new tricks to teach your smart dog? Push button training is a great option....Read More
Dog with chewing issues. Sometimes people have to look beyond the animal helpline to get assistance with their pet.
If you have tried to change your pet's problem behavior on your own and have been unsuccessful, consider getting some professional help....Read More