Category: Dog Training

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 […]

The Complete Guide to Dog Separation Anxiety
Dog Training

The Complete Guide to Dog Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety in dogs is a well-known behavior problem for most owners. 8 out of 10 dogs have experienced some anxiety symptoms before. But many jump to the conclusion too quickly that their dog suffers from separation anxiety just because he as barked a few times when being left alone. Signs of distress and separation […]