How to Train a Guard Dog

How to train a guard dog

We often label dogs as man’s best friend, and nothing could be more true when it comes to their natural urge to protect us. These loving, affectionate creatures make an excellent addition to your security system with the correct training. However, not all breeds are suitable for guard dog duties. In this article, we discuss … Read more

How To Train a Dog To Stop Peeing in the House

How to train a dog to stop peeing in the house

When you first get your new puppy it has to learn many new things—potty training is just one of them. But if your adult dog suddenly starts peeing in the house or can’t control its bladder as it becomes older, you may have a problem.  It can be frustrating to wake uo to a fresh … Read more

How To Train a Dog for Search and Rescue

How to train a dog for search and rescue

A search and rescue (SAR) dog is used to find people or objects as part of an investigation. Whether this would be to find a missing person or rescue someone that’s hurt, they will need to be able to handle rough terrain and extreme weather conditions.  It’s said that a dog can smell 1,000 to … Read more

How To Train A Dog With a Whistle

How to train a dog with a whistle

Wondering how to train a dog with a whistle? Dog training, whether for obedience or working, is an essential part of dog ownership. If you are considering using a whistle as part of your training. While verbal recall is one of the most important skills your dog should master, if you love going for walks … Read more

How to Bell Train A Dog

How to bell train a dog

Contrary to popular opinion, teaching your puppy to ring a potty bell with its nose is a straightforward process. We will walk you through the steps to effectively bell train your dog in this guide.  Here, we’ll look in detail at the following: Is bell training good for a dog? How to bell train a … Read more

How To Train a Dog To Use Pee Pads

How to train a dog to use pee pads

If you have a new puppy or an older dog in your home that doesn’t go out of the home, you need to make sure they’re house trained. You wouldn’t invite anyone into your home who wasn’t, so why would you change the rules for your pet? The question is – how to train a … Read more

How To Train A Dog To Catch A Frisbee

How to train a dog to catch a frisbee

Playing catch with your dog makes for hours of fun but how to train a dog to catch a frisbee? While fetching is easy, not every dog takes to catching quite off the bat. Your pup is going to need a helping hand to become an expert flying disk catcher.  So how do you train … Read more

How Do I Teach My Dog to Put His Nose in My Hand?

Dog to nose target training

You may have read about a “nose touch” or a “nose target” in training articles. You’re probably wondering what exactly that is, and how do I teach my dog to nose target anyway? This simple behavior is easy to teach using positive reinforcement or a clicker which is useful in a variety of situations. I … Read more

Introducing a New Puppy to Your Dog

Introducing a New Puppy to Your Dog

Recently succumbed to puppy fever? Introducing a new puppy to your dog isn’t hard, but it does take some time and patience. After all, your resident dog probably wasn’t consulted about adding a new family member! The key to how to introduce dogs is to start on neutral territory and go slow, letting the dogs … Read more