Category Archives: Training

Resources that help owners work with their dogs. Businesses, individuals, books, websites, video, audio.

Separation anxiety

Separation Anxiety –(source) Dogs with separation anxiety exhibit behavior problems when they are left alone. Typically, they’ll have a “dramatic” anxiety response within a short time (1 to 45 minutes) after their owners leave them. The most common of these behaviors are: digging, chewing and scratching at doors or windows in an attempt to escape and… Read More »

Crate training your dog

Crate Training Your Dog –(source) Crate training your dog may take some time and effort, but can be useful in a variety of situations. If you have a new dog or puppy, you can use the crate to limit his access to the house until he learns all the house rules – like what he can… Read More »

Tracking STL clubs

Saint Louis area tracking clubs, groups. Gateway Search Dogs – Help locate lost, missing or deceased persons. http://www.gatewaysearchdogs.org/ The Gateway Tracking Club – Provide competent tracking instruction and training to dog owners. http://www.thegatewaytrackingclub.com/index.html Paws of Life – Dedicated to the education of search and rescue (SAR) dogs and their handlers. http://www.pawsoflife.org/