1. Canine aggression.

    CANINE AGGRESSION There are over sixteen types of canine aggression. If you break each one down into categories, there are over thirty-six possible types of canine aggression, depending on your source. The positive news is that essential puppy socialization can prevent over 98% of aggression. The fo…Read More

  2. What You Need to Know About Owning a Herding Dog

    The Pastoral Group, also known as the Herding Group by the AKC, are dogs initially bred to work sheep, cattle, reindeer, and livestock on farms for herding or guarding. Some of the more popular dogs within this group include: Border Collie Anatolian Shepherd Dog Australian Cattle Dog Australian Shep…Read More


    Positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, positive punishment, and negative punishment are all components of operant conditioning.  Operant conditioning was a term coined, in 1937, by the American psychologist B. F. Skinner.  It is a type of simple learning based on the consequences of acts;…Read More

  4. 10 Myths About Dog Training

    Dog training, for better or worse, is far from an exact science. There are many different schools of thought out there regarding the best way to train dogs to behave properly. In fact, some may even disagree as to what exactly behavior is deemed “proper” for a dog. Then you throw in the age of t…Read More

  5. 10 Benefits of Puppy Training

    When it comes to developing a dog’s life, the first 16 weeks are critically important to its growth. This is both true for their physical health as well as their mental and emotional development. This is very similar to the development of a child. It sets the foundation for the rest of their life.…Read More

  6. Frequently Asked Questions About Dog Training

    Could you possibly imagine where we would all be as people without formal education and training? Obtaining the necessary information and training is a large part of becoming an adult and a functioning member of society. The same can be said about dog training. How can you expect a dog to behave app…Read More

  7. Dog Training: Common Dog Behavioral Issues

    Without proper dog training, there are a host of behavioral issues your dog may develop.  In some instances, dog training even involves a little bit of training for you as a pet owner. This is where professional dog training becomes an important asset in a long, healthy relationship between you and…Read More

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    Dog Training: 5 Benefits To Training Your Dog

    Dog training takes time, commitment, and dedication. But it also requires a certain level of knowledge and experience to most effectively take hold. For many people, the time commitment of training their dog is just a little too much, or they don’t possess all the necessary tools to get the most f…Read More

  9. Dog Training

    Dog training is the responsibility that you signed on for when you brought your dog through your front door for the first time. The whole dog training experience can be pleasant for both you and your dog. Dog training does not have to be hard or frustrating. It is, therefore, vital that you adopt th…Read More

  10. Dog Training Philosophy

    Dog training is the process of teaching a dog to perform behaviors in response to certain commands. There are many dog training types and many objectives, from basic obedience training to specialized areas, including police dog training, search and rescue, assistance to people with disabilities, and…Read More