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How do I discipline my dog?

HUMANS FOR DOGS: My dog chewed up my brand-new jacket. What do I do to discipline him? I put his pen but that did not work. – Camryn Camryn, you have a chance to tell your dog “no” when you…

Dogs lean to control

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I know that dogs lean to control but I got a real reminder this morning. I was running along with my 14 month old chocolate lab running beautifully at my side. I was super excited that he wasn’t pulling at…

The best leash for dog training

The best leash for training your dog is a good quality leather leash. A leather leash won’t slip in your hands and won’t hurt your hands when the dog pulls or tugs. A good one to try is the Lavien…

7 ways to discipline your dog

There are many ways to discipline your dog. Be careful when using them that you are disciplining your dog while they are doing the bad behavior and not after they’ve quit. For example, if your dog is barking in the…

Dogs learn and imitate selectively

Dogs imitate, but don’t ape quotes a study that shows that dogs not only imitate behavior but they understand the goal and the workarounds. In the study, dogs were faced with the task of opening a container with food by…