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...
Gizmo, the dog, must learn how to control his aggression in order to coexist with others in his home and on the street. Get tips from The Dog Whisperer on how control your dog's aggression.
In this tutorial, we learn how to trim your dog's nails without cutting them. Before you begin, you will need a Dremel tool with a sandpaper drum attached. Now, have your dog sit down and place their paw up on your knee. Now. grab the tool and gently place it on the tip of the dog's nail. Do this on each of the nails, until you have trimmed all of the nails. Make sure you don't trim down too much or push too hard, this could cause a burn on the dog's nail or injure them severely. Keep treats ...
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...
Worried your canine might bite somebody? Afraid to take them on walks anymore because of what could happen if a child walks past you? Afraid of a lawsuit? These are the worries associated with overly aggressive dogs. But with proper training, an aggressive dog can be transformed into a well-behaved companion you'll love having at your side.
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...
Learn how to remove braces with Photoshop. First find a photo with some visible teeth; you don’t want a picture with no visible teeth because you would need to redraw an entire set of teeth. Now select the first layer and duplicate it (command control J). Grab the patch tool from the toolbar and set it to "source". Zoom in on the teeth and make sure you are working on the new layer. Select around one part of the braces and drag it to a skin area. Now grab the clone tool and begin cloning the ...
In this video by Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over how to make an interactive dog toy for your pooch to play with just a plastic container, a pair of scissors, and some dog food.
Dogs are smart. We don't need to punish them every time they don't do a trick. Through positive reinforcement training, dogs can learn almost anything. From Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham shows a few tricks she taught her dog!
From Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham gives a us tips on how to get your doggy to stop barking. By first changing your dog's emotional response to the stimuli, then working from low levels of criteria to higher levels, then finally, adding full criteria you're dog will get comfortable around the bark-worthy source and remain calm.
In this episode of Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over how to stop a puppy from mouthing and biting and how to interrupt unwanted behavior from your unruly puppy.
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.
Dogs have to learn bowel etiquette much quicker than humans, and these helpful steps will make sure your paper-trained pooch becomes man's best friend, not your carpet's worst nightmare.
Your dog travels all around the house all day. Here are five places to remember to keep clean. Watch this how-to video as the Dog Channel offers five places your dog encounters that are important to clean regularly. Remember he always travels to his toys, crate and bed.
Dog trick training is a great way to bond with your dog and teach some impressive tricks. Learn about the basics of dog trick training with tips from a professional dog trainer in this free pet care video series.
Never feed a dog anything you wouldn't eat yourself. Learn about the importance of dog food and nutrition, as well as tips on making sure a dog is eating a healthy diet in this free pet care video.
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.
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.
If you've ever wanted to ride your bike with your dog, this tutorial with Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg will teach you just how. One of the first things to think about is to put your bike into a very easy gear, so your dog won't get too tired from this walk. Make sure to pay attention to your dog, and see if their feet are getting tired, and pay attention to how hot it is outside. Make sure you teach your dog to walk next to you on the left, just as if you were walking him. When you want to turn, giv...
In this how to video, you will learn how to teach your dog to retrieve. First, you should teach your dog the a regular retrieve. You will toss the object so that the dog sees where it lands. Next, give it the command to retrieve. Next, attempt the semi blind retrieve. This involves tossing the object, allowing your dog to see where it has gone. Next, distract the dog for a bit before giving it the command to retrieve. The full blind retrieve should now be attempted. This is done by hiding the...
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, you'll be shown how to train your pet dog to respond to a clicker. Instead of having your dog respond to treats, have your dog respond to the clicker. It'll cut down on food costs for you as the owner and help keep your pet healthy and sane. Just follow along with the video to learn how to do this training.
A childhood visit from the tooth fairy is one thing, but having a permanent tooth knocked out is another, distinctly less enjoyable affair. Act fast and it could be a temporary one. Learn how to deal with a knocked out tooth.
Satiate a hyperactive dog or super excited puppy by building him an agility jump. Dog agility is a sport in which a dog runs through an obstacle course in a race for speed as well as accuracy.
Wheat grass is very nutritious for animals like dogs. In this video, we demonstrate how easy it is. The first step is rinsing seeds with water and letting them soak over night for 8-12 hours. After they have soaked, rinse. Evenly place the seeds on a bed of soil in a tray and cover with a paper towel. Then water thoroughly and cover with another tray. Keeping the seeds moist is very important. You should see results in 3 days when you can remove the extra tray and the paper towel. We then dem...
Do you enjoy a nice massage? So do animals. This DoggieDeeva video demonstrates how to do a canine massage.
In this how-to video, you will teach your dog how to target objects with its front paws. You will need a clicker, treats, and a target such as a yogurt lid or ball on a stick. Take a treat and hide it under the object. Click when the dog does any paw movements towards the object. After ten successful tries, pretend to put a treat. Once the dog paws the object, show that there is no treat but still give the dog a treat. Once this is done, wait until the dog paws the object, and give a treat. I...
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After learning the foundation tricks of "sit!" "stay!" and "come!" have your dog try their paws at a jump.
From housebreaking to traveling, crate training a puppy or dog can have long-term rewards for both owners and pets. This Howcast guide demonstrates how to crate train a dog.
Bringing a pet into your household is an important decision. Consider these factors when choosing a breed. Watch this video to learn how to choose the right dog breed for you.
Learn how to exercise your dog. Follow a regular exercise routine together with your pet. It will benefit you both!
Warm up your pitching arm and be patient—you might just be playing “Throw” for a while before your dog catches on.
Want to teach your dog a cool new trick? How about teaching them how to stand on two legs. Follow along with this pets how-to video to learn how to teach your dog to stand on two legs with a few simple steps.
Sometimes as a pet owner it is difficult to keep your home clean and smelling fresh. In this Housekeeping how-to video the Dog Channel offers five tips to battle dog odor in your home. Follow these five tips and have your home smelling fresh.
Dogs naturally want to have a den, so a crate gives him his own space. Puppies will get security and comfort from a crate. Because a dog will not want to go to the bathroom where they sleep, they won't make a mess in their crate, making it useful for housebreaking a dog. Watch this video pet care tutorial and learn how to crate train a dog.
Disney star Raven shows us how to make a gentle dog shampoo for a pet. You will need two cups of water, two teaspoons of castille soap, two teaspoons of aloe vera gel, and one teaspoon of olive oil. This shampoo will cleanse your dog's fur and coat, without drying out the skin. Watch this video pet care tutorial and learn how to wash a dog with an organic home-made shampoo by following along with Raven-Symone.
This instructional video demonstrates how to make dog treats. Lucille Huffman offers up a recipe for home made dog treats for pet owners concerned about the safety of mass produced pet food products. These dog treats are healthy for your dog.