Archive for the 'Behavior' Category

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Classic Dog Article: Teaching Your Dog To Greet Guests

December 21st, 2009

Holidays and guests go hand in hand, but if you have an overexcited dog at home, sometimes the ringing doorbell brings on a feeling of impending chaos! In today’s classic article we’ll discuss some steps you can take to teach your dog (or puppy) how to handle visitors with composure! With a little bit of […]

Classic Dog Article: Teaching Your Dog To “Potty” On Command

October 26th, 2009

With the chilly weather setting in for the season, now is the perfect time to bring back this classic article that teaches you how to get your dog to speed up his or her “business” while you’re outside. Simple steps of positive reinforcement can get you and your pup inside and out of the cold! […]

Dog News: New Study Shows Dogs May Be Smarter Than Toddlers

August 9th, 2009

A new study shows that even the most average of canines has the approximate mental capacity of a 2- year-old child. Stanley Coren, a canine expert at the University of British Colombia conducted a series of tests including math, social skills and problem solving and discovered some very interesting results. While the average dog is […]

11 Different Types Of Aggression Seen In Dogs

June 26th, 2009

Aggression problems are very serious and can be traumatic for owners to deal with. You may feel helpless and torn about what to do – you love your dog and you don’t understand why he is acting out in ways that could prove to be harmful to you or to other people or animals. Seeking […]

Classic Dog Article: Watch Me!

June 22nd, 2009

Teaching your puppy or dog the “Watch Me” command is a simple stepping stone to all other obedience work. With consistent practice and positive reinforcement, this command will get your dog to focus on you, as opposed to the world around him (no matter how distracting it may be). Check out today’s classic article Canine […]

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