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Dog Training Articles

Snouting When considering Winter enrichment exercises for your dog, there is one that combines maximum fun for your dog with minimal effort from you - Snouting. Your dog’s sense of smell  is 40 times greater than your own. This amazing fact is what will make Snouting your...

Lets be honest, for most of us Winter is the season we hope never arrives and pray that it’s over quick. If we feel that way, with all the options available to entertain ourselves, just think what our dogs must be experiencing - no swimming, no...

Whether you realize it or not, every action you make around your dog is either reinforcing or punishing specific behavior. Obviously, we all want our dogs to exhibit desirable behaviors, so it’s best to understand what works and what does not when it comes to...

I recently had the opportunity to interview Karen at the Helping Paws Therapy Dog Program. She told me about the important work that they do and what it takes to become a therapy dog. What is Helping Paws? Helping Paws is a nonprofit team group that coordinates...

Dogs certainly are human's best friend. They serve as companions, fellow laborers, and even as protectors. For those with disabilities, a dog can give them a measure of independence that they wouldn't otherwise have. Demand for a fully trained service dog is high, and the waiting...