Dogs : Basic Training & Socialization

Zach the dog holding paw out to woman
Some dogs will sustain an injury on a paw and then continue to lick that or a nearby area, usually on the front part of the carpus (wrist), over and over again until a larg...Read More
Ronnie the pit bull, who has great dog etiquette, being walked on a leash
Our dogs are members of the family, so most of us enjoy taking them out in public, whether it’s for a walk in the park, shopping at the farmers’ market or an outdoor concer...Read More
Two puppies chewing on shoe laces
Dog chewing is a normal canine behavior, especially for puppies who are exploring the world around them and learning how to use their mouths appropriately....Read More
This black dog likes to chase the cat, but his family is working to correct the behavior.
Chasing is a natural instinct for a dog, but it is not appropriate behavior in your home when directed toward your cat....Read More
Dog who used to be anxious about riding in the car is ready to go for a ride.
Do you have a dog who hates car rides, or who looks ill at even the mention of a ride in the car?...Read More
What is this dog's body language saying? He is play bowing.
Just like people, dogs communicate using body language. Your dog is communicating with his entire body, not just his tail or his voice....Read More
Medium-sized dog in a crate. She is being crate-trained.
Why should I consider crate training my dog? Dogs are hard-wired by their genetic history to be den animals. A den is a small, safe, well-defined space....Read More
Brown and white dog in a crate
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Teaching your dog to be comfortable in a crate will have many benefits for both you and your dog....Read More
White puppy in a crate
Being comfortable in a crate is a useful skill for dogs to have and it comes in handy for visits to the vet and the groomer, travel and potential emergency transport....Read More
Pitbull mix dog being clicker trained
What is clicker training? Clicker training is a fun and effective way to communicate with your pets....Read More