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Click to Be Fit: Fun Canine Fitness Training

Want to try some fun and games?

The Training Relationship: Engagement

Editor’s note: In her new bestselling book Awesome Obedience: A Positive Training Plan for Compet

Making the Most of Mealtime

What is your dog’s favorite time of the day? For my dogs, it’s mealtime! If I had my dogs rank their favorite things on a scale of 1-10, I’m sure eating would be a 15.

101 Things to Do with a Box

101 Things to do with a Box: A Good Exercise for an Older, Suspicious, or Previously Trained Dog

This training game is derived from a dolphin research project in which I and others participated: "The creative porpoise: training for novel behavior," published in the Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behavior in 1969. It has become a favorite with dog trainers. It's especially good for "crossover" dogs with a long history of correction-based training, since it encourages mental and physical flexibility and gives the dog courage to try something on its own.

My Dog Is Aging—Now What? More Training, Of Course!

A click for all ages

As your dog moves into her senior years you’ll probably notice some subtle changes—she groans a bit when changing positions, hesitates briefly when a

Start the New Year on the Right Paw—with Clicker Training

There's nothing like a new year to inspire a fresh start with goals and resolutions. Need to lose 30 pounds to make it easier to get around the agility course? This is the year for it. (True, the last five years have also been the year for it, but this year is different—really!)

How to Motivate Yourself to Train or Exercise Your Dog—Or Do Practically Anything Else!

Psst! Do you want to know the secret to getting things done?

Do you feel guilty about not walking your dog every day? Or not training as often as you should, or even not training when you really need to?

Stop Begging! (Have Some Table Scraps)

Too many cooks in the kitchen