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PetMD Editorial
Jun 29, 2018

Many methods for dog training exist, including using a dog clicker, classical conditioning, positive reinforcement and the Premack principle. Although you may not have heard of the Premack principle, you might already be using it with your dog and even your children.… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jun 27, 2018

Image via Javier Brosch/Shutterstock By Russell Hartstein, CDBC, CPDT and owner of Fun Paw Care in Los Angeles People often seek immediate gratification and find it difficult to invest in relationships and outcomes that take a while. How to teach a dog to sit no matter… Read More

PetMD Editorial
Jun 04, 2018

By Cheryl Lock While there’s undoubtedly a lot to love about your pet, if you’ll be taking on a roommate in the near future, it’s important to do some research on the best ways of introducing cats and dogs to a new person. Alternatively, if you already have a roommate and… Read More

Jennifer Coates, DVM
May 16, 2018

Invisible fences for dogs are advertised as being a relatively inexpensive way to give dogs safe access to the outdoors, but is that actually the case? Let’s look at the dangers associated with invisible fences and some better options that give dogs the freedom and… Read More

Victoria Schade, CPDT-KA
May 16, 2018

By Victoria Schade Going for a stroll with a dog is usually a relaxing bonding experience, but if you happen to have a leash-reactive dog, it can be overwhelming. Leash-reactive dogs are triggered by stimuli in the environment, responding with over-the-top behaviors that… Read More

PetMD Editorial
May 14, 2018

By Nicole Pajer Studies show that having dogs in the workplace may help to lower stress and can even cause employees to work harder and be more productive at their jobs. Employers are catching on to this trend and are happily starting to oblige. But there are certain things… Read More