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Here’s how to teach your dog to enjoy wearing a muzzle – and why to teach him! Also: When should your dog absolutely, positively not be muzzled?
Learn how to teach your dog to go to her bed on cue, and to park herself there voluntarily. So handy when you can’t bring her to the right spot yourself and when you don’t want to crate her!
Learn why housetraining may break down when you move, how to figure out what may be causing the problem, and what to do about it. Visit the website:
If you're not a veterinarian, how do you know which vets are good? 7 tips to help you find a vet who's right for your dog. Visit the website:
Learn how to find a groomer who will handle your dog gently, and what to look for in the grooming salon.
Learn the 3 advantages of using treats and other rewards to train your dog. Learn how to avoid the disadvantages, and why generosity rules.
There’s more to good dog-walking than just holding one end of the leash. Here’s what to look for in the person you trust to take your dog out – and what to avoid.
How to figure out which shelter dogs are friendly and right for you. Learn how to find a dog you can enjoy living with. Read the transcript:
Can dogs judge human beings' social behavior? What human social cues do dogs learn from? Scientists try to find out. Visit the website:
Puppy classes can help you socialize your puppy and learn about how she communicates. You'll get puppy-rearing pointers as well. Learn what a good puppy class can do for you.
You may have heard that deaf dogs are aggressive, or that they're impossible to train. Actually, deaf dogs learn just as well as hearing dogs do, and they can be wonderful companions.
Your dog's got something in his mouth, and you need to get it back. Learn how to teach your dog to give or drop items on cue - happily, and with no conflict. Read the transcript:
What circumstances might lead a dog to bite a child? Learn what mistakes people often make, and what to do if your dog bites your child. Read the transcript:
Keep trespassing cats safe from dogs. Teach your dog not to chase and kill outdoor cats. Read the transcript:
Learn how behavioral medications are used and how the right medication can help your dog. Read the transcript:
For people who are afraid of dogs, here are simple tips to avoid problems and read dog behavior so you can tell what a dog is likely to do. Remember, most dogs don’t want to hurt you!
Are some breeds smarter than others? Do doggy IQ tests really measure intelligence? The Dog Trainer delves into the smart dog fray.
Learn why training's never done, and why there's ... absolutely nothing wrong with that. Visit the website:
How to decide whether your dog should sleep in the bed with you, on his own bed, or in a crate. Read the transcript:
Old dogs can be happy dogs! 5 tips to help your dog age gracefully and stay healthy. Read the transcript:
If you cry and your dog nuzzles you and licks your face, is she trying to comfort you? Researchers try to figure out whether dogs feel empathy.
A puppy mill dog may have spent her entire life in a cage before being rescued. In a frightening new world, how can you help her adjust and learn to feel safe?
If your dog has a behavior problem, you're probably wondering and speculating on what caused it. Did something happen way back in your dog's puppyhood, before you adopted him, to cause the issue? Turns out, it doesn't matter. And here's why...
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Podcast Details

Aug 19th, 2013
Latest Episode
Mar 2nd, 2015
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