As a dog owner, you'll want to teach your pet certain commands — both for her own safety and the well-being of the humans and other animals she interacts with. Whether you use treats, a clicker, or just praise, you need to make sure that your dog understands and can respond to your commands.
Though your dog won't "talk" to you in English, you can interpret both her intentions and immediate desires if you know what to listen for. The following table outlines the range of sounds dogs make, providing [more…]
Though a dog can recognize up to 165 different commands, or words, your goals need not be so lofty. Here are six directions that are most useful for navigating your life together. After you have these [more…]
No one wants to frighten their dog, but many people do just that, often under the guise of disciplining them. Some people yell at their dog or puppy, though these methods have been proven ineffective. [more…]
Your dog is communicating a lot through her body postures and also tuning in to your body language more than you might imagine. Regulating how you hold your posture and recognizing your dog's body language [more…]