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3 Dog Training Tips for the New Dog Owner

Getting a new dog is a time of excitement and added responsibility. Every dog should receive basic training. Trained dogs are well-behaved, safer in public spaces and around strange humans and animals, and result in happier circumstances for the dogs and their humans alike. But for a new dog owner, it can be tricky to …

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Dog Training: The Crate and Positive Reinforcement

Adopting a dog can be a challenge. Throw kids and a full house into the mix and managing a new pet can go from difficult to catastrophic. There are thousands of tips and behavior management strategies available to make the transition smoother but crate training is often the most effective way to facilitate the training …

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Why is My Dog Aggressive with Other Dogs?

There are a couple of different kinds of dog-to-dog aggression: aggression directed at dogs it knows (pack mates) or directed at dogs it does not know. Pack Mate Aggression Some of the worst fights involve a kind of sibling rivalry towards another member of a dog’s pack. These fights can be either very short and …

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Introducing a New Dog to Your Other Dog and Pets

Introducing a new dog to other dogs, children, or other pets depends on keeping control of the situation and making sure that everyone feels safe and comfortable. Introducing a new dog to the household can be stressful and even dangerous if it isn’t handled right. Every dog trainer knows that the best way to stop …

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