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Putting The Brakes On Pulling [VIDEO]

Do you know why your dog is pulling on the leash? Cesar does! In this video, he explains why you think your dog pulls, why your dog is really pulling, and what to do to stop it. Whether you need leash training for your dog or want to teach your pup to accept the leash, the secret to ending pulling is the same… Like 0

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How To Housetrain Your Puppy

In nature, a pup’s mother will quickly teach them not to soil the den. In the human world, we need to take on that challenge if we want to have a happy relationship. In this exclusive video, Andre Millan drops in on Dog Psychology Center trainer Todd Langston for the inside scoop on getting your puppy to do his business outside and the secrets on how to potty train a puppy. Watch now! Like 0

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Biting

How To Stop A Puppy From Biting And Chewing

Young dogs learn to explore the world with their mouths since they don’t have hands that they can grab things with. Often, this inevitably leads to a puppy nipping or biting at anything that comes near its face, particularly parts of people, as well as to destroying anything around the house it can get its teeth on. While it can be cute when a tiny puppy tries to do it, it’s an important habit to break because nipping and destructive chewing are two the biggest reasons that adult dogs wind up abandoned in shelters once the cute factor wears off.

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Potty Training A Puppy

More solutions Potty training a puppy is not as daunting a task as it might seem. It just requires consistency and commitment on your part. In the video below, Andre Millan gets a few more pointers on potty training from Dog Psychology Center trainer Todd Langston. Get more tips below the video. One of the biggest areas of difficulty for people who adopt puppies is potty training. In fact, if the humans don’t complete the process properly, it falls into the category of training issues that is one of the most common reasons why dogs are surrendered to shelters. So

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Tricks For Treats: Training Your Dog With Food

Food is a powerful motivator for dogs — which is why it can often be very effective for obedience training. You are asking your dog to complete what may be a complicated task for her — understand a verbal or visual cue and then perform a desired behavior. This may seem straightforward and simple to you, but dogs don’t communicate this way in nature. By harnessing the power of something that is very primal to them — food — you can make learning the task much easier for them. Here are a few tips for how to approach food-oriented obedience

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Stopping Your Dog From Stealing Your Food

After enjoying a delicious family dinner, you take your plate to the sink. You turn back to grab the dish of leftovers — and your dog is already standing on the table and chowing down! How did he get so fast? If your dog steals food, it can make you paranoid. You work hard to keep everything out of reach. You make sure to push in the chairs, so she can’t climb up. You hammer the lesson into your kids that they can’t leave food sitting around. But it doesn’t really stop the behavior. And it can be incredibly frustrating.

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Fun Ways To Include Your Dog In Holiday Festivities

While most people may be focused on what gifts to give or how to fit in every holiday party on their schedule, Pack Leaders also have another goal: dog-friendly holidays. Part of this means keeping your dog safe during festivities. The holidays can be perilous for four-legged family members if you’re not careful. Just a few things to watch out for include: cord chewing and tinsel eating, trees and other decorations that can fall, and dangerous reactions to noisemakers. For a more extensive list, check out our story on Holiday survival tips for pets. But the holidays don’t have to

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Dog Care

How To Meet A Timid Dog

In “The Language of Dogs,” volume two of Cesar’s Essentials of Dog Behavior video series,  Cesar comes to the rescue of Alex and Barret, whose dog Lucy is afraid of everything that isn’t them. Continuing where his “Socialization” DVD left off, Cesar shares his wisdom to teach us how dogs communicate with each other and how we can communicate with them in a way they will understand. Do we really understand what dogs are “saying?” And, if not, how can we bridge the gap between them and us? Only by truly understanding the language of dogs will we be able to

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5 Comandos Esenciales Que Puedes Enseñar A Tu Perro

Tener un perro entrenado no es lo mismo que tener un perro equilibrado, pero adiestrarlo en comandos básicos de obediencia puede ser útil en la hora de abordar los problemas de comportamiento, que tiene ahora o que podrá desarrollarse en el futuro. Así que, ¿por dónde empezar con el entrenamiento de obediencia canina? Podrías tomar una clase, pero no es necesario, tú mismo puedes adiestrar a tu mascota. De hecho, con la actitud correcta, ¡el adiestramiento puede ser un proceso muy divertido para tu perro y para ti! Sienta Este es uno de los comandos de obediencia más fáciles para

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Los 5 Problemas Más Comunes En La Caminata Resueltos

La caminata diaria es una parte importante del liderazgo de manada responsable, pero para muchos, es también la más estresante. Dominar la caminata no sólo hará esta parte de tu rutina diaria agradable, sino que también te ayudará tremendamente en la solución de otros problemas de comportamiento, porque al fin tu perro te verá como el Líder de la Manada. Estas son algunas de las soluciones para los problemas más comunes en la caminata: Tirando de la correa Este es probablemente el problema más común que enfrentan los Líderes de la Manada. Algunos perros no quieren caminar, ¡quieren correr! Entonces,

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