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January 23, 2024 Behavior & Training

A Guide to Resource Guarding in Dogs

While we all wish our dogs could talk to us, unfortunately, your puppy cannot merely say, “Stay back!” Learn what resource guarding in dogs is, signs your puppy is resource guarding, & what to do about it through prevention and training.

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January 16, 2024 Behavior & Training

Introduction to Dog Sports For Puppy Owners

Are you looking for something to do with your dog? Dog sports allow owners and dogs to bond in a fun, structured competitive environment. Learn about some common dog sports to see if joining a canine sport is right for you and your puppy.

a US soldier holds the face of a Belgian Malinois 10 minute read
November 14, 2023 Behavior & Training

A Guide to Famous Military Working Dogs

To fully appreciate war hero dogs, it’s important to examine the history of United States military working dogs, understand their training process, and meet famous war dogs that have changed history one paw at a time.

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March 20, 2023 Behavior & Training

How Crate Training Benefits Your Puppy

Crate training your puppy can be an absolute game-changer for both you and your beloved pet. From why you should crate train to how to create a safe haven for your puppy, we'll explore how crate training is beneficial for your puppy.

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January 14, 2023 Behavior & Training

Discover These 15 Unusual Jobs For Dogs

Dogs help humans in specific ways that benefit humanity while making the best use of their natural instincts. From familiar to rare dog breeds, learn what qualities working dogs share & discover 15 of the more unusual jobs for dogs our canine friends hold.

A small dog holding a leather leash in its mouth 9 minute read
December 06, 2022 Behavior & Training

The 6 Best Leashes to Walk Your Puppy

Walking a dog may seem like a basic task, but so many leash choices can make finding the right dog leash an overwhelming process. Here are some tips for how to choose a dog leash and the 6 best leashes to walk your puppy.

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December 05, 2022 Behavior & Training

5 Tips for Puppy Obedience Training

Deciding on a puppy training method, employing positive reinforcement, using physical and visual prompts, practicing being consistent, and using 1-word training commands are 5 tips to get you started on puppy obedience training.