Training – Dogs

Dog training requires patience and positive reinforcement. Read on to learn natural ways to teach your dog to stop barking, jumping on furniture and more!

How to Achieve a No-Jumping Zone

This is part of our series of conversations with professional dog trainer and behaviorist, Russell Hartstein. 

How to train your pup not to jump on you…or your guests

Does your dog jump all over you when you come home after …

House Training Primer

This is part of our conversations with professional dog trainer and behaviorist, Russell Hartstein. 

 Who is smarter – you or your dog?

 We humans, with our allegedly superior brain power, take a couple of years to get out of diapers …

 Leash training primer

This is Part 4 of our 10-part series of conversations with professional dog trainer and behaviorist, Russell Hartstein. 

Drag – I mean walk – with me

One of the most common dog walking scenes is a pet parent being pulled …

How to Choose a Dog Trainer

This is the first of our series of conversations with professional dog trainer and behaviorist, Russell Hartstein. 

How to choose a dog trainer/behaviorist

Four words summarize the factors you should take into consideration when deciding who is going to train …

How to puppy-proof your home

Congratulations on your new addition. You’ve just adopted the perfect furry companion for your family, and it is time for the little girl (or guy) to go home with you.  We have some tips to ease the integration process for …

How to Discipline Your Dog When He Barks or Bites

Barking and biting can become major issues for families that have a canine member. Unfortunately, many people turn to discipline methods that use force to curb behavior. Natural methods of disciplining your dog when his barking or biting is out …