Category Archives: Training

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

Service & Therapy

What is a service animal? A service animal is any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability. For example, guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling wheelchairs, alerting and… Read More »

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 »