Pro Tips: When Can Puppies Go Home?

By: Jill Jones


Photo by Jennifer, Victor

Most dog experts recommend that a puppy stay with his mother and littermates for the first eight weeks of his life, or more, to assist with his healthy emotional development and socialization, . . .

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What to Expect in a Basic Dog Obedience Class

By: Amber Roberts


The “stay” command is one of the foundations of dog training.
Photo by Phil Monahan

Obedience training is an excellent step in your relationship with your dog. Whether you have a new dog or a dog who could use a brush-up on manners, a basic dog obedience class is a great way . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Talk to Your Dog, Part II—The Right Pitch


Major wants to understand, and you can help him.
Photo by Kate, Newton

There are lots of ways that we communicate with our dogs—with our eyes, through body language, and even through our moods—but speaking to them is how we train, correct, and praise . . .

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Pro Tips: How to Talk to Your Dog, Part I—Command Words


Major wants to understand, and you can help him.
Photo by Kate, Newton

There are lots of ways that we communicate with our dogs—with our eyes, through body language, and even through our moods—but speaking to them is how we train, correct, and praise . . .

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Classic Video: An Amazing But True Dog Story


Does this look like a dog who can be trained as a pet? He did to Samantha Browne.
Photo courtesy Samantha Browne

This is a great video about what can be accomplished with aggressive, supposedly “untrainable” dogs, such as Cerberus. Self-described “dog listener” Samantha Browne used patience, . . .

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Video: How Hard is it to be a Dog Trainer?


Training dogs alone is one thing, but five at a time?
Photo via wcjl.com

A television news program based in Georgia and South Carolina is in the midst of a “job swap” feature, in which reporters go out in the community to try out different jobs. This week, . . .

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