Training & Behavior

Give nature and nuture a boost; fetch tips, tricks and insights from the pros. The payoff is a better relationship.

 

How to Take Photo of Dog
For fab holiday pictures, focus on your dog’s natural behaviors.
common dog training problems
Common dog training errors and how to correct them.
introducing a second dog
Take two and double the fun
Dogs in training standing on pads.
That dog lovers should know about
Dog waiting for dog walker
Make sure your dog’s ready and able to get the most benefit from these services.
Lili Chin and 16-year-old Boogie
Learn to read canine body language
Dog dressed up.
Anthropomorphism, and its downsides for dogs.
Husky popularity has increased—not a good thing for the breed.
How the popular media mystique of wolf-dogs results in overcrowded shelters
A dog and a cat snuggle up together, and are best friends.
Study suggests that pheromones can help ease interspecies conflict
Dog playing fetch
Post-training play may extend a dog’s memory of previously learned behaviors by up to a year.
scent marking in house
Victoria Stillwell answers your dog training questions.
social distance dog walks
Some dogs love it, some dogs hate it, but everybody sees differences between now and the “before times.”
Well-trained dogs have more freedom, and more fun.
big and small dog
A study of body-size awareness in dogs seems to indicate that the answer is yes.
do dogs forgive?
Science studies the reasons behind canine reconciliation behaviors.