Expert Dog Training Articles

Check out some of the expert dog training articles below that cover important dog training information including training methods, behavior, diet/nutrition, exercise and more.

Boxer Researching on Computer

It says here, “positive reinforcement works by using praise and positive rewards, rather than punishment or correctional actions.”

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior’s Position Statement on the Use of Punishment for Behavior Modification in Animals

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior’s Position Statement on the Use of Dominance Theory in Behavior Modification of Animals

What You Should Know About “Dog Whispering”

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior’s Advice on How to Choose a Dog Trainer

Electronic Training Collars Present Welfare Risk to Pet Dogs

Choke and Shock Collars: Obedience Training or Physical Punishment? – San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Dog Training and the Myth of Alpha-Male Dominance

One Jerk Can Cause a lot of Damage – Dr. Peter Dobias, DVM

Victoria Stilwell Discusses Why Positive Training is the Way to Go

Dog Behavior, Training Techniques, and More

How Kids Should and Should Not Interact With Dogs – Dr. Sophia Yin, DVM, MS

Didn’t See That Bite Coming? Look a Little Harder

How to Deal With Out of Control Barking – TheBark.com

Chaining Dogs Unleashes Bad Behavior – USA Today

Electronic Pet Fences: What You Need to Know

Overweight Dogs – ASPCA

Why Walking Your Dog is Great Exercise

Train Your Pet to Love Grooming and Nail Trims

Is it OK to Leave My Dog Alone in the Yard?

About.com – Dog Training and Socialization

Dog Training – Wikipedia

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