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The Dog Trainer's Quick and Dirty Tips for Teaching and Caring for Your Pet
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The Dog Trainer's Quick and Dirty Tips for Teaching and Caring for Your Pet


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The Dog Trainer wants you and your dog to have a wonderful time together. If you've got a puppy, get simple, sensible pointers for raising her. Rambunctious adolescent? Transform him into a civilized adult. As for the grownups, no dog is too old to learn new tricks -- or better manners. The Dog Trainer explains how to get the polite behaviors you want and then turn those behaviors into lifelong habits. Whether you're housetraining, teaching your dog to roll over, or wondering how to evaluate a dog walker, The Dog Trainer can help.
235 Episodes
Cats: Mysterious. Antisocial. Low-maintenance. Or none of the above? The Dog Trainer shares a few things you might not have known about that "other" animal living in your house. Read the transcript:
Many people would like their dog to be protective. But is that such a good idea? Read the transcript:
What is there besides socialization, housetraining, exercise, good food, and veterinary care? The Dog Trainer has 4 more important ways to look out for your dog’s well-being. Visit the website:
Learn why training's never done, and why there's ... absolutely nothing wrong with that. Visit the website:
234 TDT Fostering Dogs

234 TDT Fostering Dogs


Get 5 tips for deciding whether fostering dogs is right for you and your family. Plus, choosing a group to volunteer with. Read the transcript:
If you're not a veterinarian, how do you know which vets are good? 7 tips to help you find a vet who's right for your dog. Visit the website:
Just because your dog has a fur coat doesn't mean he's an all-weather animal. Get 6 tips to keep him safe and comfortable when the temperature drops. Visit the website:
Your dog's got something in his mouth, and you need to get it back. Learn how to teach your dog to give or drop items on cue - happily, and with no conflict. Read the transcript:
How to decide whether your dog should sleep in the bed with you, on his own bed, or in a crate. Read the transcript:
Keep trespassing cats safe from dogs. Teach your dog not to chase and kill outdoor cats. Read the transcript:
What circumstances might lead a dog to bite a child? Learn what mistakes people often make, and what to do if your dog bites your child. Read the transcript:
What steps does your dog trainer recommend first? Which ones do ethical trainers use only as last resorts? Learn what an educated, honest trainer will and won't recommend. Visit the website:
A dog who used to be in pain started behaving aggressively toward other dogs. Now she feels better, but she's still aggressive. How can she learn to have dog friends again? Read the transcript:
Learn how to teach your dog to look at you on cue, check in with you, and pay attention to you on walks. Turn attentiveness into a game, so your dog wants to focus on you. Visit the website:
What if your dog has to have a leg amputated, because of illness or accident? Learn how "tripod" dogs cope and what you can expect. Visit the website:
Learn why housetraining may break down when you move, how to figure out what may be causing the problem, and what to do about it. Visit the website:
Sometimes our attention can scare our dogs or even punish them. How to tell if that's happening, and what to do about it.
Can dogs judge human beings' social behavior? What human social cues do dogs learn from? Scientists try to find out. Visit the website:
Learn how behavioral medications are used and how the right medication can help your dog. Read the transcript:
How to figure out which shelter dogs are friendly and right for you. Learn how to find a dog you can enjoy living with. Read the transcript:
Comments (1)

Mea Solomon

This was good. It was hard to hear at times, but definitely needed. Can you consider discussing bark collars or plug-in bark deterants?

Feb 1st
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