What is the alpha dog - http://www.howtoteachadog.com/what-is-the-alpha-dog

The Alpha dog concept is a long passed down tradition in dog training, but it's not always fully understood and can often have a lot of myths and half-truths associated with it. The concept has been hijacked in dog training and has become highly [...] Read More

Seven tips to introduce a dog to a baby - http://HowToTeachAdog.com/introducing-a-dog-to-a-baby

There isn’t much cuter than dogs and babies. There are pictures all over the internet of newborn with their canine family members. But there is a right way and a wrong way to prepare your dog for the new arrival. Here are seven tips to [...] Read More

How to Potty Train a Dog - http://www.howtoteachadog.com/how-to-potty-train-a-dog

Potty training your dog is fundamental and can be easier than you think. The first thing you need to do when you get your puppy home is take them to relieve themselves. Regardless of your living situation and [...] Read More

The 8 development stages of puppyhood - http://www.howtoteachadog.com/development-stages-of-puppyhood

It may seem like puppies leap from early puppyhood to doggy adolescence in the blink of an eye, but if you pay close attention, you may notice that growing doesn't happen all at once. Regardless of breed, all puppies go [...] Read More

Ground rules for successful dog training - http://www.howtoteachadog.com/ground-rules-for-successful-dog-training

There are several things to keep in mind that will help insure success in your dog training regimen. You need to expect your dog to participate in the learning process, but you don’t want it to be so difficult for him that he can’t succeed. Take your time, and learn to communicate effectively with your dog. Use [...] Read More

Positive Reinforcement Dog Training - http://www.howtoteachadog.com/positive-reinforcement-dog-training

As with the art of teaching, when it comes to dog training, there are different methodologies to choose from. On one hand you have the punishment-based trainer, on the other hand, you have the reward-based trainer. There are also trainers [...] Read More

Dog training basics - http://www.howtoteachadog.com/dog-training-basics

Dog training is such a large topic that it can be difficult to know where to even begin. Often times the idea of training only comes up when someone says, "We need the dog to stop doing that!" Training and working with a dog needs to [...] Read More