Clicker Training Blog

National Puppy Day: Tips for Stopping Puppy Biting

March 23 is National Puppy Day, a day to encourage the adoption of shelter puppies and to celebrate the special joy that puppies bring to our lives.

Ken’s Top Tips for Reinforcement

I have many different guidelines and rules for using reinforcement effectively.

Splash Splash, We're Taking a Bath

Excerpted from the article “Spa Day: How to Train Your Dog to Love a Bath, a Brushing, or Even a Mani/Pedi” by Colleen Koch, as featured in

Get on the #TrainLikeThis

How do you create a DESIRE to learn?

Better Together at ClickerExpo

The title of our newest book Better Together: The Collected Wisdom of

Playing the Name Game

Attention defines a relationship. Without it, there is not much interaction.

How to Get Your Dog to Stop Barking—by Thanking Him for Barking

Don't mind your dog giving a woof or two when people pass or approach the house—but want him to stop when you've got the message? 

Meet Me with a Toy

It used to be that when I pulled into my driveway I could see my papillon's head bouncing up and down in the window. He was so excited to see me, and I was equally excited to see him! While the bouncing never bothered me, it was accompanied by wild barking. So, as an alternate behavior, I taught him to bring me a toy. Here's how you can do the same: