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Training Your Dog to Reliably Come When Called Is Hard. Here’s How to Make it Easier

The recall (dog-trainer-speak for “coming when called”) is probably the most important command you can teach your dog. It’s also probably the most frustrating; it’s hard to get a dog to do it reliably. Getting the basic behavior on cue is pretty simple and can be achieved in one weekend. Or one beginner obedience class.Continue Reading

The Ultimate Guide to Training Your Dog to Sit

At last: everything you could ever want to know about getting a dog to put his butt on the ground. Exciting stuff. Seriously though. “Sit” can be hard to get right. A common problem is when the dog sits perfectly well in the living room when he knows there are treats coming, but he totallyContinue Reading