Category: Dog Training

How to Transition Your Dog Out of the Crate
Dog Training

How to Transition Your Dog Out of the Crate

Now that you have used the crate for your dog at night or during the day when you are at work, it’s time to provide him with more freedom during these hours. The crate is a perfect way to keep your dog confined and safe when unsupervised. Most puppies get into all kinds of stuff […]

The Only Way to Calm an Aggressive Dog
Dog Training

The Only Way to Calm an Aggressive Dog

Aggressive behavior in dogs should always be taken seriously. Whether your dog is being reactive towards other people or dogs on a leash or protective over his food. Leash reactivity and aggression remain among the most common dog problems that are presented to qualified dog trainers. Depending on the severity of the aggression and if […]

The Best Products for Walking Your Dog at Night
Dog Training

The Best Products for Walking Your Dog at Night

I walk my dog every night in the dark and have been using and trying plenty of products that either produce or reflect light. When walking your dog at night, safety should be your highest priority. Drivers should be able to see you clearly but also bikers and strangers need to be aware of your […]

Types of Specialized Dog Training
Dog Training

The 6 Types of Specialized Dog Training

Every dog has been bred for a specific purpose whether that is for herding, working, fighting, companionship or other reasons. The dog’s incredible learning ability has made it possible for us to use certain breeds in different types of specialized dog training. Training your dog to excel at any of the following skills takes a […]

easy dog tricks for beginners
Dog Training

8 Easy & Unique Dog Tricks for Beginners

Dogs love learning new things every day. Mental stimulation is just as important as physical exercise. Teaching your dog new tricks is a fun way to incorporate mental training and bonding into your daily schedule. Teaching new tricks will not only improve your dog’s ability to learn but will also make you a better handler […]

How I Calmed My Overexcited Dog on Walks
Dog Training

How I Calmed My Overexcited Dog on Walks

Dogs are so lovely when they get excited about everything whether it is meals, playtime or walks. But sometimes it is just too much. Especially when your dog lunges or barks at people out of excitement, this is called leash reactivity. People usually connect leash reactivity with an aggressive dog that wants to jump and […]

muzzle train a dog
Dog Training

How to Muzzle Train Your Dog

A dog with a muzzle has been associated with aggression and danger for a very long time but this simply isn’t true. Every single dog should be able to comfortably wear a muzzle in emergency or threatening situations for his own safety and the safety of other people. Many dogs hate or even fear the […]

training release command for dogs
Dog Training

Training the Release Command for Dogs

In my article on how to train your dog to stay, I have mentioned the release command a few times and its importance for dog obedience training. Before we talk about training the release command for dogs, what even is the release command and what does it mean? The release command is used in basic […]

the best recall training for dogs
Dog Training

The Best Recall Training for Dogs

Getting your dog to come to you when called is probably one of the hardest commands for dog owners. The recall comes more naturally to some dogs like guarding breeds that are used to work close to the owner than others. You probably hear people every day that are yelling at their dogs in the […]