How to read your dog’s body language

Dogs express a lot of their emotions by their body language yet many dog owners don’t have a clue what the different postures and actions of their dogs mean. This post will give you some examples of how dogs express themselves using their body language and also how this can make things easier for you. …

How to become a packleader your dog admires

This post is about why you need to be pack leader of your dog and also what makes you the pack leader in the eyes of your dog. The term “Pack leader” has been challenged in the last few years because of something called the “dominance theory” and some people no longer believes in the …

How to stop a dog from pulling on the leash

Do you constantly find yourself being pulled down the street when you are walking your dog?? You might have a sore arm and shoulder from try keep your dog under control. No wonder, big dogs are strong and if you have to fight it every time you walk well that is a drag. What if …

Review of the Online Dog Trainer Updated

Hi everyone, I just wanted to say that I have updated my review of the Online dog trainer. The original one was written in 2016 and a few things has been added since then.  Doggy Dan also have a new associate by the name of Haley Wright. Haley is using the same training philosophy and …

Why do some dogs always seek attention?

Introduction Seeking attention from its owners (and other people) is a very natural behavior for a dog, after all dogs are just like us humans, social animals that lives in packs and who relies on each other and thus they sometimes need your help or want to warn you from a danger of some kind. …

How to introduce a puppy to an older dog (video)

Here is a video showing the introduction of puppy to older dogs. There is not all that much to do, the dogs will usually handle the introduction themselves pretty well but there are a few things to take into consideration. Not all older dogs have lots of patience and tolerance so make sure you know …

Teach your dog to stay

Teaching your dog to stay might seem difficult but it is certainly “doable”. This is one of the basic commands to teach your dog and it is certainly a useful one as it will help you to keep your dog under control. Imagine for example the situation when you open your car and you have …

Fun games for dogs

Dogs just love to play and it is also important for their physical and mental health. Here are some fun games you can play with your dog. Tug o war is very popular with most dogs. All you need for this is a thick piece of rope a stick or a tug o war toy …

Teach your dog the “leave it” command

The command “leave it” is an important one. It is a command which could save your personal belongings, save you from embarrassing situations (such as when your dog is chasing people or other pets) and most importantly it can save your dog’s life. Imagine if your dog is getting hold of something dangerous like pills …