Clicker Training Blog

Meet Me with a Toy

It used to be that when I pulled into my driveway I could see my papillon's head bouncing up and down in the window. He was so excited to see me, and I was equally excited to see him! While the bouncing never bothered me, it was accompanied by wild barking. So, as an alternate behavior, I taught him to bring me a toy. Here's how you can do the same:

How to Fit Dog Training Into a Busy Schedule

Training your dog every day can seem like a daunting task—as if you needed one more thing to do in your already busy life! Here's how you can fit training into your schedule every day.

Playing the Name Game

Attention defines a relationship. Without it, there is not much interaction.

Don’t Let Halloween Spook Your Pet

Halloween is lots of fun for kids, but many dogs will be confused or upset by kids in

Teach Your Dog to Bring a Bucket

Want to teach your dog to bring his bucket? It’s just another retrieve. Back-chaining is the key to making it simple

You Knew It: Dogs Have Feelings, Too

Science is showing what animal trainers, owners, and lovers have known forever: dogs feel some of the same emotions as humans.