training

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

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

Minnesota Dogs Attack Zebra Mussel Threat in State’s Lakes

Three dogs join the fight against zebra mussels in Minnesota waterways. 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

Super Dog!

Tret the amazing parkour dog from the Ukrains shows off his skills in this recent compilation of clips. Read more

An Interview With Ian Dunbar

John Bell Young interviews world renowned dog trainer, behaviorist, lecturer, and author Dr. Ian Dunbar. Read more

Should I Get Another Dog to Help My Fearful Dog?

It’s not uncommon for people who are living with a dog who is afraid of people or new environments to wonder if getting another dog would be helpful. It’s a generous thought but there are many potential pitfalls to take into consideration before making that leap. Read more

Tread Lightly

There seems to be a rash of redemption videos making the rounds online. Dogs who once were fearful are transformed into confident, huggable dogs by the deft handling and/or love of their savior. Read more

The Economy of Incentives and the Surprising Science of Motivation

“It has already been demonstrated that an essential element of organizations is the willingness of persons to contribute their individual efforts to the cooperative system…the contributions of personal efforts which constitute the energies of organizations are yielded because of incentives. Read more

An Interview with Zak George

By John Bell Young

Known to millions for his popular Animal Planet program, SuperFetch, Zak George has explored new training territory, teaching dog lovers and trainers alike new and unprecedented ways to connect with their dogs. Read more

Energy Wise

‘The Power Of Intent’ by Dr. Wayne Dwyer was being aired on PBS, though I’d listened to it on CD I decided that the message of his presentation was worth hearing again and so stayed awake to watch it. Read more

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