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The Basics of Clicker Training part 2

So you’ve decided to train your dog with a clicker. There are many benefits of clicker training. It’s fairly simple so long as you are consistent with your clicking and rewarding. To begin, you’ll need to accustom your dog to

The Basics of Clicker Training part 1

Most dog owners are at least somewhat familiar with clicker training. It’s a common training method used to deliver an instant reward or to use in the place of treats for owners that worry about overdoing the extra snacks. Some

Housebreaking a Puppy

The following guest post is written by Tony, from Smart Start Dog Training: If you are planning on getting a puppy, you should learn how to housebreak him or her before you bring them home. You will save yourself so

Crate Training and Separation Anxiety

Crate training a dog with separation anxiety can be challenging and dangerous for the dog. If your dog has extreme separation anxiety, consult your veterinarian or local dog trainer. My dog Ellie is an example of a dog with mild

Crate Training: Getting Used to the Crate

Last week, I talked about introducing your dog to a crate and this week, I will move into getting your dog used to being in the crate. Once your dog is comfortable going in and out of the crate, you