the basics

Keep your dog's mind occupied while you're away.

Play your dog a sad song on the tinniest violin. Teach them how to chill in the crate.

Need to teach your pup how to use potty pads? Start here to save your floors!

This skill is a must-learn for safety. Teach your dog to come when you beckon!

books

See our list of the twenty best dog training books, for beginner to advanced owners.

videos

We've compiled a list of the best free (and paid) dog training videos on the web - check 'em out!

tricks & fun stuff

Get your dog to grin for the perfect pup-stagram!

These games aren't just fun for you and Fido - they're great for bonding too!

dog love

You already know your dog loves you. Now get him to tell the world!

Being bored stinks. Learn how to keep your dog mentally engaged while you're busy.

Learn how to get your dog to sing his little furry heart out!

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Got a dog that's terrified of H20? Cure the water paranoia!

your buddy's best behavior

For best training results, you need high value treats! Check out some of the best here.

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Does your dog get possessive around treats and toys? Learn how to work through this dangerous behavior.

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Does Fido have a taste for suede sofas? Learn how to put a stop to furniture-chomping with these smelly sprays!

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Getting sick of throwing ball after ball? Learn how to handle fetch fanatics here!

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Is your dog full-octane 24/7? Learn how to help your pooch chill out.

for the hoomans

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Did Fido get into a scuffle? Learn how to handle a dog fight (in a nutshell - DON'T use your hands...ever).

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Dogs are all about body language - learn what your dog's tail twitches and panting really means!

It's your first trip to the dog park - here's what you need to know about doggy manners to have a good time!

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Learn how - and how not - to greet a strange dog. Humans to to learn canine manners!

dog adoption 101

checklist

In part 1 of our guide, we'll consider what factors you want in a dog and offer a free checklist for evaluating canine candidates. 

house

In part 2 of our guide we discuss bringing your new dog home and what to expect during your first full day together!

dog adoption

dog adoption guide part 3: the first week & beyond

COMING SOON!

breeder checklist

There are many more bad breeders than good ones out there. Learn how to identify the reliable ones.

advanced owners

smelling dog

Truffle hunting can be a lucrative hobby for dogs with the nose for it. 

running

Canicross is a rewarding sport where both owner and dog work together to cross the finish line - learn all about it!

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Looking for a challenge? Why not attempt to become Canine Good Citizen (CGC)? Learn all about it here!

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Clicker training can be a great tool for teaching your dog more advanced tricks and behaviors. See how it's done.

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Use these dog IQ tests to see how smart your pup is (don't worry, we'll love him even if he's no Einstein).

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Dogs are all about body language - learn what your dog's tail twitches and panting really means!

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dog collars vs harnesses: which are best for training?

Learn how to choose between a collar or harness - and which are best for your training sessions.

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Learn how - and how not - to greet a strange dog. Humans to to learn canine manners!