Below are some useful resources for you and your furry friend!
Looking for a trainer? See our list of recommended trainers here. We strongly recommend attending at least one series of training classes with your dog, or working with a private trainer. Be aware that trainers vary greatly in skill and philosophies, and it is critical that you select a trainer who will use appropriate methods that do not create a long-term negative impact on your dog.
- Puppy socialization
- Crate training
- House training
- Loose leash training
- Equipment (collars, muzzles, etc.)
- The art of relaxation
Improving Specific Behaviors
- Destructive chewing
- Escape behavior
- Fearful Behavior
- Jumpy, mouthy, or mounting dog
- Resource guarding
- Leash reactivity
- Separation anxiety
You may also check out ASPCA’s webpage on Solving Common Dog Behavior Issues.
While these are useful resources, we highly recommend working with a rewards-based professional trainer as some behavior problems can worsen if you do not apply the described methods correctly. See a list of trainers here.
While there are many online resources, not all of them provide quality information. Here are ones that we recommend: