Training

Dog Training 101 through advanced topics.

You’ll Go Far, My Pet

Within hours of adopting our fuzzy, adorable Pi, I sensed that being a pet parent today means cultivating intelligence, manners and communication skills the way the parent of, say, a small human might. Read more

How Many Tricks Can Your Dog Do?

Meet Jesse, a Jack Russell Terrier that not only knows how to do house chores but seems to enjoy them too. Read more

Justice True: A Talented Service Dog

“Justice True [is] my smart, amazing, talented boy who has a very special behavior that he started doing all on his own- pushing me in my wheelchair,” said Michaels. Read more

Jail Inmates Could Save Stray Dogs

To be an inmate dog trainer you have to be on good behavior. It’s pretty much the best job an inmate can get in the jail. Read more

Untrained Dog Saves Child Life by Acting as Hypo Alert Dog

The dog spent much of that night behaving unusually, trying to grab anyone’s attention, and hoping to lead them to the child in need. Read more

Humane Ways to Teach Your Dog to Walk Nicely on Leash

When a dog pulls excessively on leash, it is unpleasant for both the dog and the person walking him. Many people resort to yanking on their dogs, using pinch or choke collars, or stopping every few feet hoping for something to change. Read more

Introducing Dogs to Cats

Many dogs and cats coexist peacefully and happily together, and great friendships can develop between them. Here are some helpful tips to follow when introducing a dog and cat to each other. Read more

Separating Emotion, When Is It Time? Expert Advice About Retiring Your Dog From Agility

Agility enthusiasts are well aware of the rush you can get from seeing a dog run its fastest, jump its highest, and pit speed against the outer boundaries of control. Read more

Diet and Your Pet's Food

Being an animal behaviorist for dogs and cats, I have seen “higher-quality” pet foods I had recommended fizzle in quality while increasing in price. Read more

Dog Walking Regulations Go Into Effect July in San Francisco

If you’re going to walk dogs in SF make sure you know the new laws Read more

AN INTERVIEW WITH VICTORIA STILWELL

Victoria Stilwell is one of the world’s most recognized and respected dog trainers. She is best known for her role as the star of Animal Planet’s hit TV series It’s Me or the Dog Read more

The Mirror Method: an Interview with Nora Vamosi-Nagy

The Mirror Method, the celebrated Hungarian approach to dog training that has amazed Europe, is coming to the USA. Read more

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