One of the most important dog commands you can teach your dog is the leave it command. This video demonstrates exactly how to teach your dog to leave it. Once you have mastered the leave command, there are 101 other dog tricks you might want to teach your dog!
Dog Tricks & Training
There are at least 101 cool dog tricks here that you can teach your dog -- plus 5 basic dog commands that every dog should know. Teach your dog the 5 basic commands first. Then, move onto the advanced dog tricks -- we've taught our own dogs every one of these! You'll also find insanely helpful dog training tips to help you put an end to frustrating dog behavior issues. Not sure where to begin? Start here --> Dog Tricks & Training Tips 101.
While socializing dogs for the first time, you will want to make sure you have full control at all times, so make sure both dogs are on a leash. Here are 4 other tips to make socializing your dog even easier.
Got a jumping dog? Tired of your dog jumping up on you every time you — or someone else — walks through your door? This video shows how to train your dog to stay down you will have a much calmer dog when you or guests arrive at your home.
If you’ve ever had a loose dog on your hands, then you know how difficult it is to catch a dog on the run — especially a small dog. This video shows how you can actually train your dog to be caught. Really, it works!
This video shows 3 wagging dog tail behaviors that your dog may display. Once you recognize these 3 tail wagging behaviors, start paying attention to whether your dog wags his tail to the right or the left. Each way means something different.
This video highlights the 5 steps that are necessary for teaching your dog to shake hands. Once you have mastered shake with your dog, you can teach him more fun tricks from these 101 dog tricks!
The following video shows you step-by-step how to teach your dog to sit. Plus, you can teach your dog the down position the same way. Or, you might want to use the clicker method to teach your dog to sit.
Have you ever wanted your dog to be more human? Try teaching him this trick. Also another cool trick to teach your dog.
According to Cesar Millan, the 5 most common dog behavior issues that owners face with their dogs are:Aggression toward other dogs, overexcitement or hyperactivity, barking while the owner is gone, barking at specific things, and problems on walks. See what Cesar Millan recommends for training dogs with those behaviors.
This video provides some great tips on how to train your puppy to stay in his crate. It shows you how to do 4 simple things when crate training your new puppy. Plus, see how to survive kennel training with your new dog.
This video gives a couple great tips that should keep your dog from running away from you each time he is off the leash. Plus 101 fun dog tricks you can try!
Looking for a way to train your dog to stay off of the furniture? Here are a few ideas. Plus tips on how to deal with dog fur.
Does your dog bark at the same noises all the time? Here are some tips for getting your dog to stop barking at those noises, along with tips for reducing your dog’s barking in general.
Dogs communicate with people in their very own way. Learning what your dog is trying to say is not a science. You simply have to pay attention to your dog’s very subtle signs and cues. Here are a few dog signs to watch for if you want to learn to speak dog.
PetSafe products are but one small portion of a large family of pet containment products made by the Radio Systems Corporation. Other brand names that fall under the same company are: Guardian, Innotek, SportDog, StayWell, and Invisible Fence.
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Here are some tips for controlling nipping and biting while your puppy is still young…
Does your dog look like he’s chasing something in his sleep? Funny isn’t it? Be careful, it could be something far more serious. Here’s what you need to know about dogs when they’re dreaming… or sleep walking!
In our case, any time the doorbell would ring, or someone would knock on the door, or a visitor would enter the house, our dog would go wacko. Same is true whenever he spotted a stranger or a dog out the window or from our fenced-in backyard. Here’s how we got our dog to stop barking.
I’m so thrilled that I have an established relationship with a dog trainer that I trust now. So much so, that I would feel comfortable calling her again in the future with anything that might come up. I see Suzy Godsey’s over-the-phone dog training session as a great way to get back on track with your dog and to ultimately change any behavior your dog is doing that is causing more harm than good.
Rawhide bones and dog chews are made from the skin of cows. Rawhide is an inexpensive treat for dogs, and many people keep a stock of these on hand for their pets. However, controversy has been brewing over the safety of these rawhide treats for dogs.
We actually call it ‘being shy’ but you would probably impress your friends better if you called it playing ‘peek-a-boo’ or something cute. This dog trick simply involves rewarding your dog for putting his paw on his nose. Here’s how we taught our dog to play peek-a-boo on command.
While invisible fences solve many problems for dog owners, there is a question as to whether or not electric fences are right for dogs. Before you buy an invisible dog fence, consider these downsides to invisible fences.
The way to teach your dog some fun new tricks is to simply think about some things your dog does naturally without being asked. Then, give a specific ‘command’ to that behavior. From this point forward, whenever your dog does that behavior… call out that command. That’s how you associate the behavior with the command. So, in the future, your dog will do this particular behavior on command.
Just who did we buy those expensive pillows for anyway?… We recently invested in a new set of down pillows for our master bedroom. They were very expensive. Aside from the fact that we allow our dog on our bed — though we didn’t used to — we’re now finding that he uses our new pillows all the time!