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Dogs : Basic Training & Socialization
How to Teach Your Dog to Speak and Be Quiet
Why would you want to teach your dog to “speak” (bark)? Well, teaching a dog to bark on cue can actually help control excessive barking....
How to Train Your Dog to Come
Teaching a dog to come reliably is possible. The best way to do this is to make it a party every time you call her and she comes to you....
Introducing Dogs to Each Other
If you have a dog and a new one will be entering or visiting your home, there are things you can do to ensure that the meeting goes off without a hitch....
Look At That (LAT): Dog Training Plan
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Some dogs go ballistic (barking, lunging and generally freaking out) on leash when they see something exciting or ...
Muzzle Training: Dog Training Plan
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Like a bike helmet, a muzzle is a piece of safety equipment....
Relationship-Based Dog Training: Benefits
The behavior consultants at Best Friends have found that animal training built on a trusting relationship is the most kind — and also the most effective — method of trainin...
Teaching 'Sit': Dog Training Plan
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....
Teaching a Dog to Stay or Lie Down
“Stay” is a lifesaving dog training command. When can “stay” save your dog’s life?...
Teaching Name Recognition: Dog Training Plan
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 ...
Teaching Trades: Dog Training Plan
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Guarding resources (food, toys, locations, etc.) is a common and natural behavior in many dogs....
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