Dog Training

Learn how to train a dog quick and easy. We have tons of articles, videos, how-to guides, interviews and advice from dog trainers and experts on training dogs, on how to train a puppy, how to housebreak a dog, puppy toilet training, most common dog training tricks and a lot more.

Brandon McMillan Dog Training Tools by Petmate

Review: Brandon McMillan Dog Training Tools by Petmate (2018)

Training a dog takes patience and time, but with the right tools it will go a lot smoother. Brandon McMillan Dog Training Tools are designed to be easy for the handler to use, while still being effective. Their simple design also allows for a budget-friendly price.
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Why Does My Dog Sleep at My Feet?

If you're a long-time dog owner, a thought might have run into your head, "Why does my dog sleep at my feet?" Thousands of years...
How To Train A Dog To Stay In the Yard

How To Train A Dog To Stay In the Yard: A Brief Video Guide

It's our responsibility as pet owners to keep our dogs safe. A big part of that is making sure that your dog always stays...
Submissive urination in dogs

Submissive Urination in Dogs: What Is It and Can You Stop It?

Submissive urination is a common problem seen in dogs, and it isn't usually something that you need to worry about. This behavior is when a dog urinates in response to fear, stress or anxiety. Submissive urination in dogs is most commonly seen in puppies who haven't gained their confidence yet, but occasionally it is also seen in adult dogs.
Tips on Toilet Training Puppies

10 Tips on Toilet Training Puppies Effectively

It's not easy task to adopt a puppy, bring him home and have him adjust to the new environment. One of the most difficult...
How To Train A Dog To Stay

How to Train A Dog to Stay: A Quick Video Guide So, you've decided to adopt a dog. Whether you've chosen a new puppy or adopted an older dog from a shelter, it's important to...
My Dog Bit Me - The Reasons Why and What You Should Do

My Dog Bit Me: Reasons Why and What You Should Do

More than 4.5 million people suffer from dog bites in the US each year, and more than 800,000 receive medical attention for it, according...
Lessons on Effectively Crate Training Adult Dog

How to Crate Training an Older Dog: The Best Way to Kennel Train and...

Our dogs love their crates. But crate training an older dog is one of the most misunderstood ways of the house training process. Tons of people...
Why Do Dogs Bark at the Mailman - Here's the Answer

Why Do Dogs Bark at the Mailman?

Does your Fido turn into Cujo whenever the mailman arrives? Are you beginning to not receive some of your mail and suspect that it's...
Dog Pees in Crate

Dog Pees in Crate: What You Should Do Next

It is frustrating to come home after a long day work to find that your dog has peed in her crate. You have to clean the crate, the bedding and sometimes even your dog. Crate training a dog isn't easy, but there are some simple tricks that you can use to help if your dog pees in crate.
25 Most Difficult Tricks and Commands to Train Dogs

25 Dog Tricks: List of Most Difficult Tricks and Commands to Teach Your Dogs

Whether you teach your dog to sit, roll over or catch a ball, any trick will bring a smile to your face and happiness...
How to Speak Dog

TOP #121: How to Speak Dog

New podcast episode with dog trainer and author Steve Lankfer on how to speak dog language for effective training and communication with our pets.


how to get rid of a dog

How to Get Rid of a Dog: The Right Way

Are you faced with the challenging decision of how to let go of your furry companion? We understand that circumstances change. And even...
Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

Why Are Dogs So Loyal?

One of the best qualities of our canine companions is their unwavering loyalty. Why are dogs so loyal? There are amazing stories about the unmatched loyalty of dogs - dogs that have sat on their owner’s graves, waited patiently for months for their owners to return from war and even stories of dogs walking thousands of miles to reunite with their masters.
Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Why Do Pets Make Us Happy?

Nothing beats the feeling of seeing a happy dog or friendly cat come running over to you looking for a pat on the head or a scratch behind the ears. Why do pets make us happy? Pets do a lot more than just keep us company. The unconditional love that they provide us with is priceless and incomparable to any love that we get other humans.

Dog Names Starting With Z

Are you looking for dog names starting with Z? Well, you're in the right place! Getting a new pup would mean preparing for a new set...
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How Many Dogs Are Too Many?

We've all been there. Pet owners of one dog think, "Maybe I should get one more." Then, once you get the second dog, you'll...
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Can Dogs Get Sick From Humans?

If you have been caring for dogs for quite a while now, you must have known we can get sick from them. Rabies, giardia—name...
Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed profile

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Breed Profile

Not a lot of people know about this breed, but the Dandie Dinmont Terrier is not something you should ignore when you chance upon...
dog names starting with y

Dog Names Starting With Y

Do you plan on getting a pup? Do you have a new furry addition to your family? If you do, you're probably pondering what would...
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Can Dogs Be Blood Donors?

There are many ways to help dogs in need—voluntary work, shelter adoption, feeding the strays... But have you ever thought of donating blood? No, not yours,...
Dog ate a diaper: Mom changing a baby's diaper with a dog nearby

My Dog Ate a Diaper! Should I Be Worried?

"My dog ate a diaper! What should I do?" If you're a new parent and a dog owner, you should know what they say about...