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Crate Training Your Dog

While a crate might seem like a cell to you, it can be a haven for your dog when he is trained properly Crate training is an effective and versatile way to train your dog to control and...

Dog Training Basics

Whether you send your dog to school or train him at home, consistency is the key to good behavior You and your dog may seek training for a variety of reasons: obedience, conformation or...

Dealing with Possessive Toy Behavior

This can be a very dangerous condition and is best left for professionals If you have any concern for your safety or believe your dog may be toy or food aggressive, please contact a...

Mind Your Manners: Begging

Begging is a problem behavior where dogs will paw, whine, or bark to solicit food during his owner’s mealtime or anytime food is present Jason volunteers at the John A Bukowski Shelter...

Separation Anxiety

Dogs that experience separation anxiety can be trained to overcome their fears It happens every time you leave the house Your normally sweet Fido morphs into a canine catastrophe: chewing,...

How to Stop Your Dog From Jumping on People

With patience and consistent training, any dog owner can teach his dog not to jump on people Sure it’s cute when your new puppy runs over to you as you walk in the door and jumps up to...

Preventing Unwanted Urination Behaviors

Different types of aberrant urination behaviors warrant different solutions Often, a house-trained dog will urinate unexpectedly in the home Dogs urinate for many reasons besides the...

How to Stop Rampant Chewing

All dogs chew But if it becomes excessive, you will need to train your dog to redirect his chewing To get your dog’s chewing under control, first assess his environment and daily routine...

Demonstrating Leadership at The Door

Moving through doorways with your dog on a leash can help develop the relationship you have with your dog as the leader When you move through different parts of the house or outside for a...

How to Stop Excessive Barking

Determining the cause of bad behavior is always recommended; excessive barking is no exception Though barking may be an annoyance, remember that occasional barking—at appropriate...