Tug-of-war is a fun game that many dogs love because it mimics shaking their prey! They can play it with a human, other dogs, or even just themselves. However, there are a few instances in which dogs shouldn’t get to play tug, and I’ll point them out in this article. Pros of playing tug of …
How to get your dog to drop socks or other items. Hold a treat to his nose and say drop. Reward with the treat, take the item and then give the item back.
How to stop dog from guarding you at dog park or dog beach. Tips include setting up a desensitization plan.
What to do if one dog tends to get jealous and growl at your other dog.
If you don’t want your dog to growl at you on your own bed, I would simply remove the dog from your bed.
How to prevent a puppy’s aggression around food by doing things like hand feeding the puppy or gently putting your hands in the bowl.
Does your dog really know the command “drop?” And does he listen?
Does your dog really know what leave it means? Does he listen to you in real-world situations or just in the living room?
Dog aggression in doorways and entryways and what you can do to prevent aggression and keep your dog and other safe. The key is keeping everyone calm.
How much resource guarding should I allow from my dog? Is some resource guarding reasonable?