Clicker Training Blog

Summer Sounds: How to Help Your Dog through Scary Noises

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Summer brings longer days, garden-fresh produce, ice cream treats, vacations, and "staycations." For the most part, it is a time of fun and relaxation. But summer also brings an increased chance of thunderstorms and fireworks—events that can be scary for your dog.

Summer: Hot, but Happy, Days

It's hot outside! As we kick off summer and temperatures continue to climb, we would like to remind you to please keep your pet's comfort and safety in mind. The ASPCA offers the following tips for keeping your pet happy during the hot weeks ahead:

“Watch Out!”—GDB Service Animal Trainee Saves the Day

Service dogs are trained to help “their people” through all kinds of everyday and surprising events that can occur.

“Take Your Dog to Work Day” is Friday, June 21, 2013

This Friday, offices everywhere will be going to the dogs in celebration of the thirteenth annual Take Your Dog to Work Day.

Tips for Preventing Dog Bites

This week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which aims to reduce the nearly 5 million reported dog bites that occur in the United States each year. Doggone Safe offers the following tips for parents and dog owners to help keep kids safe:

Bunnies Are Not for Baskets

As the Easter Bunny gets ready to make his rounds, The Humane Society of the United States reminds people to think twice before adding a rabbit, baby chick, or other small pet to their Easter baske

The Puppy Recall Game

It’s never too early to teach a puppy lifelong skills. You can start clicker training a new puppy the day that you bring him home.

Clicker Cats on Broadway

Two clicker cats, training to perform on Broadway, have already made The New York Times.