Dogs : All Dog Training Resources

Person petting a somewhat scared looking terrier
You've chosen to rescue a puppy mill dog. Now, this very special dog is becoming part of your life....Read More
Well-behaved dog walking on a leash with person's legs showing
If you want a well-trained, well-socialized, well-behaved dog, you must interact consistently and practice skills to build a foundation of trust and a healthy relationship....Read More
Looking for new tricks to teach your smart dog? Push button training is a great option....Read More
White puppy in a crate, learning the crate training process
Being comfortable in a crate is a useful skill for dogs to have. It comes in handy for visits to the vet and the groomer, travel, potential emergency transport, and more....Read More
Cat scooping treats out of a glass bowl pet food puzzle
One of the similarities our pets share with their wild counterparts is their desire to forage for their food....Read More
Woman using positive reinforcement to train a shelter dog
Tara’s Run is a facility for training shelter dogs at Best Friends that contains real-life equipment to help dogs become familiar with structures they’ll encounter in a hom...Read More
Woman teaching a dog basic dog training commands using treats
Teaching basic dog cues, such as “sit” and “down,” is easy and fun, and you can see results quickly....Read More
a dog in public being walked on leash on a sidewalk
Our dogs are members of the family, so most of us enjoy taking them out in public — whether it’s for a ...Read More
dog playing with a ring dog toy
When dogs don’t have opportunities to play, they can get bored or frustrated and begin to exhibit problem behaviors, such as ...Read More
Dog who has a tendency to guard his resources is learning self-control by sitting.
Why this cue is useful for your dog to know: Guarding resources (food, toys, locations, etc.) is a common and natural behavior in many dogs....Read More