Clicker Training Blog

Meet Your Match: Ten Tips for Choosing a Shelter Dog

It’s National Adopt-a-Dog Month! Dog adoption is a wonderful thing. There are many dogs in shelters and rescue organizations that will make wonderful lifelong companions.

10 Tips for Enjoying the Outdoors with Your Dog This Fall

With cooler temperatures, crisp air, and a colorful canopy of foliage, fall is the perfect season to enjoy the beautiful changing outdoor scenery.

Kibble in a Bottle

Did you know that boredom is a common culprit of problem behavior?

The Luckiest Dogs in Chicago

Strolling (OK, briskly walking) down a Shedd Aquarium hallway with Ken Ramirez last month, we were stopped momentarily by a warm and rather touching greeting from one of Ken's newest trainees, Bruce.

Summer: Hot, but Happy, Days

It's hot outside! As we kick off summer and temperatures continue to climb, we would like to remind you to please keep your pet's comfort and safety in mind. The ASPCA offers the following tips for keeping your pet happy during the hot weeks ahead:

“Watch Out!”—GDB Service Animal Trainee Saves the Day

Service dogs are trained to help “their people” through all kinds of everyday and surprising events that can occur.

Bunnies Are Not for Baskets

As the Easter Bunny gets ready to make his rounds, The Humane Society of the United States reminds people to think twice before adding a rabbit, baby chick, or other small pet to their Easter baske

The Puppy Recall Game

It’s never too early to teach a puppy lifelong skills. You can start clicker training a new puppy the day that you bring him home.