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How to Teach Your Dog to Swim

Splash?

Pet caregivers  often wonder how to keep pets active without having to walk in 90-degree weather. Swimming, and other games in and with water, can be fun for both people and dogs, especially during hot summer days.

How to Clicker Train Your Dog to Stay in the Yard

Draw the lines yourself

Would you like to train your dog to stay in your yard without resorting to electrical shock?

SUP PUP! Teach Your Dog to Ride a Stand-Up Paddleboard

What’s “SUP?”

Click to Be Fit: Fun Canine Fitness Training

Want to try some fun and games?

The Training Relationship: Engagement

Editor’s note: In her new bestselling book Awesome Obedience: A Positive Training Plan for Compet

Making the Most of Mealtime

What is your dog’s favorite time of the day? For my dogs, it’s mealtime! If I had my dogs rank their favorite things on a scale of 1-10, I’m sure eating would be a 15.

101 Things to Do with a Box

101 Things to do with a Box: A Good Exercise for an Older, Suspicious, or Previously Trained Dog

This training game is derived from a dolphin research project in which I and others participated: "The creative porpoise: training for novel behavior," published in the Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behavior in 1969. It has become a favorite with dog trainers. It's especially good for "crossover" dogs with a long history of correction-based training, since it encourages mental and physical flexibility and gives the dog courage to try something on its own.

My Dog Is Aging—Now What? More Training, Of Course!

A click for all ages

As your dog moves into her senior years you’ll probably notice some subtle changes—she groans a bit when changing positions, hesitates briefly when a