Getting Started with Dog Whistle Training

Dog whistle training is an effective way to develop control over your dog while he is either physically out of sight or out of earshot of a voice command. Working dogs such as hunting dogs, search and rescue, and show dogs often need to have numerous ways to communicate with their handler. Dog whistle training … [Read more…]

Featured Dog Breed: Weimaraner

Weimaraners are a devoted dog breed who want to be with people all of the time, which can be unnerving. But if you enjoy always having a dog by your side — and can spare plenty of time for hiking, jogging, or hunting — the Weimaraner can be an ideal canine sidekick. Today, we’ll take … [Read more…]

Dog Anxiety Causes & What Works

Dog anxiety is a real issue for many pet parents who find themselves unable to help their dogs cope with various stressors around the house. Loud storms, new puppies, and changes in normal schedules often lead to behavior problems in dogs. If your dog is showing signs of anxiety, there are simple solutions you can … [Read more…]

13 Tips to Reduce Dog Marking

There is no secret that dog marking is a never-ending circle of sniff, mark, sniff, mark. But when your dog is marking areas in the house or flower garden, you probably get as frustrated as every other dog owner trying to make it stop. Dog marking is a natural behavior ingrained in the canine pack … [Read more…]

How to Socialize an Aggressive Dog

When you have a dog that just cannot handle other people or other dogs, then you might be wondering how to socialize an aggressive dog. See, socializing an aggressive dog is kind of a tricky statement because I don’t think it means what you think it means. When people speak of socializing an aggressive dog, … [Read more…]

Dog Time Out: How to Use Them

They say that a dog’s brain is much like a two-year-old’s brain; if that is the case then a time out should have the same effect on a dog as your toddler. The trick is finding out how to use the time out in a way that the right message is sent and the right … [Read more…]

How to Use a Silent Dog Whistle

A silent dog whistle is a training device used by dog owners, hunters, and professional dog trainers to give commands over longer distances where verbal commands may not work. While the human ear may hear a faint, high-frequency sound from the whistle, a dog’s hearing is able to hear the whistle loud and clear. Properly … [Read more…]