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Online dog training & behavior help: Does it work?

So your dog (or other pet) is driving you crazy.  Maybe he barks at people or other dogs.  Maybe she’s never learned to settle down quietly during dinner.  Or maybe...

Puppy Socialization With People

Your new puppy has arrived, and you want to do everything you can to help him grow up into a great companion. Most people think about teaching sit, down, stay,...

Dealing with Excessive Barking (Anxious Barking)

Anxious barking is caused by anxiety or fear, and often happens when a dog sees a "trigger" such as a stranger, another dog, or a motorcycle. To stop anxious barking,...

Dealing with Excess Barking (Demand Barking)

Demand barking is designed to get your attention. Unlike alert barking, it doesn't usually relate to a change in the environment. Demand barking is basically your dog's way of saying...

Dealing with Excessive Barking (Alert Barking)

Alert barking occurs when your dog perceives a change in the environment. Dogs who alert bark excessively are often reacting to triggers around the home, such as birds, cars, and...

Dealing with Excessive Barking (Boredom Barking)

Boredom barking happens when a dog is bored. The best solution to boredom barking is to keep your dog more entertained. One good way to do this is to give...

Dealing with Excessive Barking (Introduction)

Barking is a natural dog behavior. In fact, it's theorized that one of the reasons early humans kept dogs was their barking, which alerted the humans to predators. Some barking...

The Magic Ratio for Relationships

Positive reinforcement trainers spend their lives finding ways to say "yes" to their pets, rather than constantly saying "no." B.F. Skinner's research led him to conclude that reinforcement is a...

Best Clicker Training: Capturing

One of the easiest ways to use a clicker is to capture behavior an animal already does naturally. Here's a thumbnail sketch of how to do it. Charge the clicker...
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