Clicker Training Blog

Teach Your Puppy to Greet with a Sit

When you bring your new puppy or dog home, teach him to sit whenever he approaches you or other people. Keep treats in your pocket and randomly ask for the sit.

To Err Is Canine

Training your dog is one of the activities that will enrich your bond the most, but it can also be very frustrating.

Top 10 Things to Consider Before Bringing Your Human to ClickerExpo

Nessie, my miniature poodle offers this advice for dogs who are planning to bring their humans to ClickerExpo!

Finding Those Training Moments

My students are anti-homework, so I suggest they find time throughout the day for training moments.

How to Get Your Dog to Stop Barking—by Thanking Him for Barking

Don't mind your dog giving a woof or two when people pass or approach the house—but want him to stop when you've got the message? 

The “Red Light, Green Light” Game

The "Red Light, Green Light" game can be a great game to control excited, screaming children who are running away from a silly, nipping puppy. Stop the kids then stop the dog.

Teach Your Dog to Love a Muzzle!

Muzzle merit

Stop, Watch, Wait, Reward

Our dogs train us because they have better observation skills and more patience. They can tell by our body language when we are about to give in!