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6 ways to soothe your dog’s separation anxiety for good

If your dog suffers from separation anxiety, there are ways you can help. Here’s how.
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Dog yoga: Fad or fun activity with your pet?

Dog yoga has been trending online, but is it more than a fad?
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Why you should try reward-based training for your dachshund

Dachshunds respond well to rewards-based training. Here's how to train your pet effectively.
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4 totally normal reasons why your dog eats poop (and when to be concerned)

Does your dog eat poop? Here's why this might be happening and what you can do about it.
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You can learn dog training on MasterClass: Is it worth it?

MasterClass has a dog training class. Here's what you should know about it.
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7 questions to consider before bringing your dog to the dog park

Dog parks can be a lot of fun for dogs, but answer these 7 questions before you take your pup to one.
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Why do dogs growl? This is what they’re trying to tell you

Dogs growl for many reasons. Here's how to identify the cause and advice for what to do.
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Dog afraid of the stairs? This might be why

These are the reasons your dog is afraid of the stairs.
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Learn to understand a dog’s body language to avoid a dog bite

Dogs communicate their feelings in many ways. Learn how to know when a dog is feeling scared or aggressive in order to avoid a dangerous situation.
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Going back to the office? How to help your dog overcome separation anxiety

During COVID-19, our dogs got used to our presence 24/7. Now people are going back to work, and many dogs have separation anxiety. Here's what to do.
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An easy guide for training your Doberman pinscher the right way

Want to ensure you've got a happy, obedient Doberman pinscher? Follow these tips for training this eager-to-please breed.
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Cutting your dog’s nails can be easy — here’s how

Here's what to know about cutting your dog's nails, from getting the right tools to keeping your pup zen.
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Don’t go boating with your dog unless you do these 6 things first

Boating is a fun activity for the whole family, but before you take your dog along, you have to be prepared. We show you how.
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Why you should change up your dog’s walking routine

A daily walk is beneficial for both you and your dog. Add variety to your walk with these solutions.
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The essential dog command list every pet owner needs

When training your pup, these are the dog commands you need to know.
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Should you take your large dog to work? What you need to consider

A lot of workplaces allow pets in the office, but you should consider these 6 things before bringing your large dog in.
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Follow these 4 steps to effectively train your Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus are adorable, so they get away with a lot. Here's how to train one the right way.
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Can animal Reiki benefit your dog? What you need to know

Complementary and alternative medicine treatments are becoming more accepted by medical professionals, including veterinarians. Learn more about animal Reiki.
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Why you should never let your dachshund jump on the furniture

It's dangerous for dachshunds to jump on the furniture. Here's what you need to know.
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How to train your German shepherd to be a great guard dog

Train your German Shepherd with these excellent tips.
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Use the muffin pan trick to stop your dog from eating too fast

If your dog is eating too fast, a muffin pan can help slow him down.
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3 fun outdoor activities to do with your dog before it gets scorching hot

Have fun in the sun with your dog with these activities before it gets too hot to enjoy the outdoors.
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4 great ways to make bath time less stressful for your dog

If bath time is stressful for your dog, try these strategies to ease his mind.
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How to keep your dog off your bed for good

These useful tips will create sleeping space between you and your dog.
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4 dog-training books under $20 every new owner needs

With these books as a guide, training your dog will be easy.
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5 useful tips for training your blind dog safely

If your dog is blind, you can still help him live a full life.
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Dog park etiquette: How to keep your dog happy and safe

Dogs love going to the dog park. Here's what you need to know to keep them safe and happy.
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Virtual dog training: How to use the internet to teach your pet new tricks

Virtual dog training has become a popular option for pet parents. Here's what you need to know about making the most of your virtual sessions.
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Follow these tips to make car rides bearable for your anxious dog

Dogs don't always love car rides —here's how to make it bearable for them.
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Everything you ever wanted to know about guide dog training

Guide dog training is a serious business. This is what you need to know
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How to stop your dogs from fighting without getting hurt

Two dogs can be fun…until they start fighting. Learn what to do.
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How to teach a dog to fetch in 5 easy steps

Playing fetch is a time-honored tradition between people and dogs. Here's how to teach them.
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Golden retriever training: Our top tips

Golden retrievers are among the most popular dogs for pets — train them properly with these simple steps.
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Want to raise a well-trained large dog? Here’s how

Here's how you can train a large dog safely and quickly

Train your puppy to respect people with these tips

Respect training can be tough, but these tips make it easier

Dog swimming lessons: Great idea or totally unnecessary?

Should your dog learn how to swim, or can he doggie paddle on instinct?
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How to keep your dog off your bed

Keeping your dog off the bed can be a hassle, but there are ways to train them. We go over our top tips.
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Dog won’t stop barking? These tips may help

These positive reinforcement tips will help your pooch stop barking - and save your eardrums
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What you need to know about puppy proofing your apartment

Puppies get into – well, everything. Here's how to puppy-proof your apartment the right way.
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Puppy water safety: What you need to know

Puppies love water, but should you worry about them drowning? Here's what to be mindful of when your puppy swims
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Training your dog at home: Everything you need to know

Everything you need to know to train your dog at home and see the results you want
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Kennel training: How to set your dog up for comfort

Kennel training can be great for dogs. Here's how to do it in a positive, responsible way.
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Effective ways to teach your dog these five basic commands

The 5 most basic dog commands, and how to teach them to your dog
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Golden retriever training 101: Obedience lessons at home

Obedience training your dog helps establish you as the leader of the pack. Here’s what you need to know about golden retriever training
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How to get your dog to stop barking at the door

Your dog's constant barking can be a nuisance, but it's a behavior that can be corrected through training. Our guide shows you how it's done.
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Do dogs really enjoy wearing collars?

Selecting a new collar for your dog is a fun way of showing off their personality, but the most important aspect is your dog's comfort and enjoyment. 
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5 easy ways to puppy-proof your apartment

Nothing is cuter than a puppy, but your new pup can chew up everything. Our helpful guide shows how you can prevent this.
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How to train blind dogs

Here are some easy methods to help train your blind dog as well as provide tips on how to improve your pet’s environment.
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Fitting your puppy’s collar is easy — here’s how it’s done

A collar is an essential piece of your puppy's gear. We've listed what you need to know about fitting it perfectly as your pup grows
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The right and wrong ways to Install an electric pet fence

An electric pet fence can be a safe way to keep your pets from leaving your property. Here are some simple do’s and don'ts when installing a system.