Category: Dog Training

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 […]

how to teach your dog to heel
Dog Training

How to Teach Your Dog to Heel

Heel is a very important command and will make your walks and your dog’s impulse control much better. It is also a great way to train some leash manners, especially with a young puppy or very excited and high energy dog. What Does Heel Mean? Heel will teach your dog to walk beside you rather […]

700 female dog names 2019
Dog Training

700+ Female Dog Names 2019

When I chose the name for my female dog, it was quite an easy decision. She was already named Amalia by the breeder and from the day we reserved her to the day we could bring her home, I always used that name when talking to my family and friends about her. So it became […]

6 Basic Dog Training Obedience Commands
Dog Training

6 Basic Dog Training Obedience Commands

When getting a new puppy or an untrained rescue dog, we want to do everything right and often do not know where to start. You would like for him to have good manners and how to behave in public to also avoid potentially dangerous situations. I have put together 6 basic dog training commands that […]