In This Article English to Doglish translations The irony of negative attention Positive attention rules How to be a Doglish interpreter There is more to your little furball than blinking eyes and four paws! A fascinating creature in his own right, ...

Dogs are high-intensity creatures. Long walks or retrieve games are typically effective ways of releasing hyperactive behavior in our dogs, but it can be not easy to persuade them to settle down at other times of the day. You may ...

The Teaching Lead® will also help you with many problem situations. Though we’ll go into each issue in greater detail later, let me whet your appetite: Housebreaking. The leash follows the same logic as the crate; dogs don’t like tomess in ...

Teaching your dog how to behave in your house is no small trick. Think about it; they’re dogs. They’re genetically predisposed to cave-life, a free-ranging toilet, nature’s toys, and an interactive community. They’re not too home proud. Sure, we’ve pulled a ...

At this point, your dog should go down whenever you give the command—if the company is visiting or when you’re eating dinner, out in the yard, or at the veterinarian. Remember, “Down” communicates two things: “Calm Down” and “I’m the Leader.” ...

This exercise can be a real lifesaver once your dog learns that when you say “Down,” you want him to drop as though he’s been shot. In the beginning, it can be a little confusing; so be patient and positive ...

Recognize Your Own Personality Now it is time to analyze yourself. What kind of person are you? Demanding? Sweet? Forgiving? Compulsive? Be honest now…Take out a pen and paper and write down three adjectives to describe your personality. Now compare ...