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Puppy House Training Methods That Really Work!

House training your puppy has to be up there as one of the most difficult things to train for some dog owners – but it really doesn’t have to be! In fact, with the correct methods, house training doesn’t have to be very challenging or frustrating – but it’s all down to the methods you […]

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How To Stop Your Dog Mounting Your Leg

Does your dog keep mounting your leg no matter what you do to stop them? If so, this guide will shed some light on the problem and help you out. By the time you’ve finished reading, you should have a good idea about why your dog behaves this way, and what you can do to […]

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How To Stop Your Dog Biting Out Of Fear

Biting can be a serious behavioral problem, and it’s something that’s often best handled by professionals – because it isn’t something you can afford to get wrong. This is especially true if your dog runs the risk of biting a human or another dog. So all the advice we share on this page should not be […]

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How To Reward Your Dog Effectively

One of the cornerstones of effective positive reinforcement training is rewarding your dog correctly. This entails everything from using the appropriate type of reward, to the timing of the reward, and more. In this guide, we’re going to share some tips on how to make your rewards more effective – which will ultimately make your […]

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How To Teach Your Dog To Come When You Call

Would you like your dog to come whenever you call their name? If so, this guide was written for you. Making sure your dog listens and responds when you call them is a crucial part of basic obedience, but it can be tricky to master if your dog doesn’t seem to listen to you! So […]

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How To House Train Your Puppy (Or Even An Adult Dog!)

House training is something that many owners struggle with, especially when it feels like you’re not making any progress because your dog continues to have “accidents” in your home. But fortunately, it is possible to successfully house train virtually any dog (barring a medical problem) with the right techniques, combined with patience and persistent reinforcement. […]

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How To Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up On People

A very common problem that many dog owners have to deal with at some point is when their dog jumps up at people. This jumping can be either jumping up at the owner or only visitors, and it’s usually when the dog is overexcited about something – either food, walks, or merely overexcitement when it […]

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Teaching Your Dog To Lie Down On Command

Training your dog to lie down reliably on your command is a very useful lesson for a dog to learn. Not only is it an essential aspect of basic obedience, but it can also help you to keep them out of potentially troublesome situations, too. Additionally, when your dog is obedient to the “lie down” command, […]

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How To Stop Your Dog Chewing Shoes

Does your dog or puppy keep chewing your shoes no matter what you do to stop them? If so, this guide was written with you in mind. By the time you’ve finished reading, you should have a good understanding of why your dog likes to chew your shoes, and what you can do to redirect […]

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