Training

Tail Wagging Secrets You Need To Know (Part 2)

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By noticing your dog's tail in different types of settings, activities and environments you can quickly learn to distinguish what your dog is signaling just by the position and movement of the tail. Keep in mind that dogs with docked tails or very short tails, or breeds that carry their tails curled up tightly on their backs such as the Pomeranian, Spitz and Malamutes will have a slightly different method...

Just How Smart Is Your Dog?

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As humans we all know that everyone learns differently and there are many different types of intelligence. While most people would agree that dogs are not the same type of "smart" as humans, they are intelligent in their own way. A standardized test for dog intelligence really doesn't make much sense, since different breeds and types of dogs have been bred and trained to enhance specific characteristics, making them naturally better and ...

Dog Obedience: The Basics

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Teaching basic obedience skills to a dog can be exciting as well as challenging. Having problems on where to begin? Start by doing your homework. A student can only be as good as his trainer, right?...

Dog Training - Leash & Collar Training

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There are many different styles of dog training, and finding the one that works best for you is important for creating a dog that is a talented, loyal and faithful member of the family. All successful methods of dog training work to...

Dog Training - The Basic Commands

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There are of course many reasons for owners to want a calm, obedient and faithful dog. For one thing, obedient and trained dogs are happier dogs, less likely to get into tussles with people or with other dogs...

Dog Training For Proper Dog Behavior

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There are many reasons for teaching proper dog behavior, and teaching such behavior has many benefits for both the human and canine partners. Dog behavior training is vital to such life and death issues as preventing aggression, controlling dog on dog aggression problems and teaching dogs to interact properly with both their handlers and...

Dog Training With a Head Collar

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The head collar has become an increasingly popular dog training tool in the past couple of years. Two of the most well known brands of head collar on the market are the Gentle Leader and the Halti...

Dog Training With a Training Collar or Choke Collar

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The basic dog training collar goes by many names, including choke collar, choke chain, training collar, correction collar and slip collar. These training collars are among the most popular and most...

Field Trials For Your Sporting Dog

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For those of you who aren't too familiar with the term field trials, it is a sport in which the sporting dog competes under hunting conditions. The dog can pick up the scent of a rabbit or small animal and follow the trail until he's found it. There is also the bird trials where the animal retrieves...

Choosing a Training Collar: How to Decide

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Many dog owners find that their efforts toward training their pet are greatly aided by the use of a training collar. There are many types of collars available and each employs a different mechanism meant to...

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