In this two part video Tab and his German Shepherd "Solea", show exactly what you need to do to stop your dog from pulling on his lead. Eventually, your dog will be walking on a loose leash where they'll feel safe, satisfied, and help keep your dog healthy. While there are many dogs that pull on walks, any dog can learn to walk calmly on a loose leash if we create a positive learning environment and teach them in the way that their minds understand. Find out how using positive reinforcement y...
If you've got a new pup, or just a stubborn dog who hates water and doesn't feel like swimming, there is a way to get them to be more friendly with water. But it takes patience, as anything with dog training. In this video you will learn some simple tips for easing your dog into the water.
Dog trainer Emily Larlham of Dogmantics, goes over some good clues on how to grab your dog when it's running around loose.
Does your dog bark out of control at objects he finds threatening? Not fear. Dog trainer Emily Larlham of Dogmantics, is here to go over tips on how to calm your dog around objects he or she might find scary.
In this video, we learn how to communicate with a dog in their own language. First, you will learn common signals that dogs use to calm down other dogs. Dogs offer each other signals constantly and when you start to recognize these you can start to see what your dog is thinking and feeling. Dog thinks they are being obvious and don't understand you don't know you don't understand what they are trying to tell you. The first signal is soft and slow eye blinks. The second is looking away, the th...
This is an example on how to express the disabled dog's bladder. Prop the dog in a standing position with their feet flat on the ground. Either place the dog facing you or facing away from you. In this video, you will see the dog face the woman, as it works best for expressing her dog in that direction. Males should be faced away from you, as you do not want to have him urinate on you. Place both of your hands on the sides of the bladder. Keep in mid the bladder is known to move. The bladder ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to master the downward facing dog pose. When you do this pose, you will be opening up your entire body. Start by centering yourself for a few moments and center yourself. Place your hands on your stomach and feel yourself deep breathe. Start to clear your mind and stop thinking about your problems and issues for the day. Stay in this seated position for several minutes before you come into downward facing dog. When you get into this position, feel yourself breat...
Do you enjoy a nice massage? So do animals. This DoggieDeeva video demonstrates how to do a canine massage.
Pet-proofing your house won't just protect your possessions from becoming chew toys—it could save your dog's life. You will need a dog crate, a dog who's ready to move in, dog manuals, pet repellent, electrical cord covers, baby gates and a dog bed or towels for bedding. These are helpful tips for pet proofing your home for your new puppy or dog.
This is a quick video tutorial on how to teach weaving through the legs using luring or shaping. This dog training video helps train your pup to weave through your legs. This is a basic step in teaching dogs agility for courses and competition.
If you're looking for some natural dog food recipes or homemade dog food, this recipe from the Natural Pet Food Cookbook is a great start. Chef Jason Hill of Chef Tips puts Bandit's Beef Stew to the test, and this dog food recipe was approved with enthusiasm by his family's Shih Tzu puppy, Sugar. This recipe can be prepared as an organic dog food with the right ingredients. Just choose canned organic vegetables when preparing this meal. It's also a human grade dog food, as Chef Jason Hill att...
Check out this lesson on how to understand your dog and train her to listen. This video will show you how to use a clicker to communicate with your dog. It will also show you how to teach your dog the "Leave It" command. This is a helpful video for training puppies and older dogs.
Arguably, "Stay" is the most important command you can teach your dog. When you train your dog to stay, be low to the ground and eye-to-eye level with them. Zak George show how to use a clicker and food treats to demonstrate how to teach a dog to stay. Also learn how to correct your dog when it breaks the stay command.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to stop your dog from barking excessively. Dog's bark naturally. It becomes a problem when your dog barks too much. First, determine the reason why your dog is barking in the first place. From this, you can determine the next step. If your dog looks like he or she is barking at nothing, the dog is definitely barking at something because of heightened sense of hearing and smell. You must communicate to your dog what is acceptable behavior. Never reward ...
Your mother used to remind you to wash behind your ears now make sure you keep your dog in tip top health and clean their ears too. Dogs depend a lot on their hearing but can build dirt and wax in and around their ears which can be irritating or lead to infection.
A dog who constantly follows you around the house wagging his tail is a dog who really likes you (or is hungry), but sometimes you're tired and just want your dog to sit and be still for once. Teaching a dog to sit is one of the most basic obedience training tricks out there, and one of the most important (especially in cases of your dog bounding onto friends who enter the house).
Although most dogs are lovable, friendly beings that approach you rather than the other way around, dog personalities are as varied as our own and inevitably there will always be the reluctant, shy loner.
In this video by Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over steps on how to teach your dog to love being in a purse.
This is the most important thing that a dog should know. In this video will learn the fundamentals of how to begin to teach this. It is by no means entirely conclusive to the training that is involved in teaching stay. Tab with his German Shepherd "Solea" demonstrate the do's and don't when training your dog to "stay". You'll also learn the importance of this command for the dogs safety.
Dog grooming is an important part of keeping your dog healthy and happy. Learn how to do basic dog grooming with tips from a professional dog groomer in this free pet care video series.
The therapeutic benefits of dog massage include helping with joints, muscles and internal organs and keeping your dog happy and calm. Learn more in this free pet care video guide.
In this video by Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over some beginning exercises on how to teach your dog not to bark while on a walk.
Learn how to teach your dog to high-five. Make your pooch the hippest dog on the block by teaching him how to greet you with a high-five.
Rolling over is a simple trick that any dog can master, and it will help you build confidence in your dog. Learn how to teach your dog to roll over with this how to video.
Teaching your dog to sit establishes trust and also creates a foundation for other tricks. Learn how to teach your dog to sit with this dog training video.
This is a basic trick for little dogs like this Miniature Pincher, Daisy. The dog jumps off a human's leg and does a half turn (180). LIke any dog training be patient, go over each step multiple times in order to help the dog learn. The treats should be broken up so you don't spoil the dog or make him stuffed with sweets.
Mike The How-to guy shows you how to wash your dog. This is not an easy thing to just jump in to. Get towels, dog shampoo and a low nozzle so you can spray the dog close to his fur. This can be enjoyable for a dog or really stressful. Make sure you have everything prepared before you bring the dog into the bathroom.
Dogs barking at other dogs behind fences can be annoying while trying to walk your dog. This tutorial shows you how to condition your dogs with clicking and treats to be perfectly calm when walking past a house with a neighbors barking dog.
Dogs love their owners and will sometimes leap up in anticipation onto you. While pleasant for owners, strangers and friends might find the action uncomfortable or even intimidating if you have a larger dog like a German Shephard.
In this Pets & Animals video tutorial you will learn how to train your dog to perform the "cop-cop" trick. In this trick the dog learns to put its feet on your feet. Step 1 ‚Äì teach the dog to target a book or a mat with their feet by offering them some treat. You can do this either by appreciating or clicking when both the feet touch the book. The next step is getting the dog to target the book with their feet while they are between your legs. You have to continually reinforce the dog to ma...
This video explains how to keep a dog calm and to be less reactive to objects that it is not used to including baby strollers, hats, canes, and a few other items. Starting with a few tips on how to get a dog used to the item in question such as keeping a leash on the dog and far enough away from a person the dog trusts and loves so that the dog will associate the object with a person. There are many aspects when training a dog in this way and each method can be tried if one does not work. Aft...
Dogs need to be trained to understand a few basic commands for their own safety and for your own happiness and peace of mind. Learn basic dog training commands with tips and advice from a professional dog obedience trainer in this free dog training video series.
From Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham shows how to train your dog to walk calmly on a leash. "I would advise against using any forms of positive punishment when teaching any behavior, but especially leash walking, as startling or hurting a dog actually increases their stress hormones in their body causing the dog to be more hyperactive and more likely to become aroused and reactive towards other dogs and people (whether they want to greet them or not)." (Dogmantics)
Your precious dog can't be a dog without its freedom, and the number one way to make a dog feel its freedom is by giving it unrestricted access to your landscape, meaning— a doggy door. Granted, your pet can't go roaming all across the county, but a dog door is a surefire way to make your canine feel at home.
In this tutorial, Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg gives us advice on choosing the right dog for you. For a lot of people, they don't think about what dogs they choose before they buy them. Make sure you choose a dog that is either high or low energy, depending on what type of energy level you have. You also need to think about how much the dog sheds, and if you have any allergies. Also, pay attention to the age of the dog and if you have the energy to walk the dog all the time. Next, you need to choose...
Teaching dogs to traverse the teeter totter is a great way to prepare them for competition. Learn more about agility dog training from a professional dog trainer in this free video.
First in the training for a German Shepherd is that your dog should start the very first day you bring your German Shepherd puppy or adult home. In general, Dog obedience training benefits are to give proper mental and physical activities. Secondly, there should be existence of friendly relation (bond) between you and your dog. The third is to ensure that your dog's safety and happiness. Lastly correct many types of dog nuisance behaviors like digging, barking and chewing etc. Two levels of D...
In honor of the Obamas' new furry friend and as a remembrance of the fist bump heard 'round the world, a dog behaviorist shows you how to train your dog to do the fist bump. This is a perfect pet trick for any dog, Portuguese Water Dog or otherwise. Bo Obama is the most acrobatic of all First Dog histories.
This video dog training tutorial is lesson on teaching your dog to walk on their hind legs. To train a dog to walk on their legs using this method, the dog will need to be clicker trained and will also need to be able to able to beg. Watch this instructional video and learn how to teach a dog to walk on their hind legs.
One of the most important lessons to teach your dog is simply to teach him to recognize his name. Usually dogs will pick it up within a few days if you use it often, but other times, depending on the dog, it's not as easy.