Category Archives: Training

The Clicker Litter

By Karen Pryor – originally published in the AKC Gazette. Early clicker training will improve your puppies’ chances of getting along in the world. How soon can you begin training puppies? As soon as their eyes open, according to some breeders who are using the clicker on whole litters, even before the pups are weaned.…

Ten Things to Teach Your Dog in the ‘Loo

There are so many wonderful things you can teach a dog while you’re heeding nature’s call. Let’s face it: we all have to visit the loo regularly throughout the day, so it’s a built-in opportunity to use the time to teach or refine behaviors. It’s an ideal environment: small, quiet, you’re the most interesting thing…