Basic Dog Training

Sit! Stay! Fetch! Roll over? Please? Unfortunately, dogs can't read our minds. Learn basic dog training commands and find success teaching positive behaviors with these basic dog training tips.

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A Dog Trainer Explains How to Potty Train an Older Dog in 5 Steps
If you have time, patience, and a lot of treats, you have what it takes to train your older pup to potty outside.
How to Crate Train a Puppy at Night (With Minimal Fuss!)
A dog trainer shares tips on creating a bedtime routine, where to put the crate, and what to do if your puppy fusses.
How to Train a Puppy: 13 Tips From a Dog Trainer
Puppies are cute and a lot of work. Get expert tips to smooth the transition and help your furry pal grow into a well-mannered dog.
We're Obsessed With This Dog Dad Teaching His Talkative, Eager Husky How To Whisper
We've all had our dogs interrupt a conference call or video meeting, so what if there was a way to train your dog to get your attention quietly?
5 Reasons Nose Work Training for Your Dog May Be the Best Activity You Haven't Tried Together Yet
Discover your dog’s natural sniffing talent when you try your hand at nose work. Here’s why it may be the easiest, least expensive, most rewarding thing you do together. 
9 Fun, Easy Tricks to Teach Your Dog (for Beginners or More Advanced Pet Parents)
These nine tricks will impress your friends, family, and fellow doggie lovers when your dog knows them on cue.

More Basic Dog Training

4 Easy Steps to Teach a Dog to Fetch a Toy
Playing fetch is super fun for both you and your canine buddy. Use these steps to help teach your dog the art of the game.
Why Hand Targeting is the Secret to Teaching Your Dog to Heel While On Leash
A great leash walk involves lots of roaming and sniffing. But sometimes you just need your dog to walk safely near your side. A walk on a narrow side walk or rushing to cross a busy a street will be less stressful when your dog knows how to heel.
How to Teach a Dog to Potty Outside

Teaching a dog to take potty breaks outside is easy to do with these simple tips.