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Puppy Training

Puppies need proper training to become wonderful companions. These articles explain how to train puppies, what training equipment you need, and where to find dog training classes. Topics include clicker training, crate training, house training, and basic puppy manners including many obedience commands. You'll learn how to introduce your new puppy to resident pets, children and strangers, and puppy socialization articles offer tips that can prevent behavior problems.

Potty Training Puppies
Learn about potty training puppies with these 8 easy steps to house train puppies. This article explains how long puppies can "hold it," common human mistakes that cause puppies to return to the poopy "scene of the crime" and how you can teach your new baby dog to do the right thing in the correct location. You'll find easy house training tips designed with new puppy owners in mind.

Puppy Training Techniques
Refer to this article for puppy training techniques, comparing old fashioned to modern dog training science. Learn about how to handle new puppy training with modern training methods in this article about puppy training techniques.

Puppy Chasing Cats
Learn why puppies chase cats and how to stop puppy from chasing cats in this how-to training article. This article offers training tips including how to use muzzles for teaching your puppy not to chase cats. These training tips explain how to stop dog chasing cats.

How to Teach A Puppy to Sit
Refer to this article for step by step training tips on how to teach a puppy to sit. Learn about puppy clicker training and puppy lure training to train a puppy to sit.

Sit and Stay
Refer to this article for tips training your puppy to sit and stay. Learn how to teach puppies to sit and stay with these 15 steps to a reliable sit and stay.

How To Train A Puppy to Lay Down
This article helps owners learn how to train a puppy to lay down. Learn how to teach your puppy to lay down, and how this command can calm your puppy. Refer to this article about teaching a dog to lay down to learn why this command is important for dog owners to train.

Leash Training
Refer to this 14 step guide about leash training puppies. Learn how to leash train puppies with these 14 easy steps to train puppies.

Puppy Training: Down Stay
Learn how to teach your puppy to lay down and stay in this puppy training article. Read this article to learn 10 steps to training a down and stay.

Crate Training Puppies
Read about these 5 crate training tips for puppies to learn how to teach your new puppy to accept a crate. You can crate train your puppy with these 5 crate training tips for puppies.

Puppy Jumping and Mouthing People
Adolescent puppies jumping on people can be dangerous and hard to control, so refer to these 10 tips to stop hard-case puppy jumping. These 10 tips from professional trainers to stop hard-case puppy jumping can help ground your jumping adolescent puppy.

Teach Puppies To Wear Halloween Costumes
Learn about puppies Halloween costume tips to teach puppies how to wear Halloween costumes. Refer to this article for puppy Halloween costume ideas and how to train puppies to accept wearing costumes.

Easy Costume Ideas For Puppies
When puppies hate Halloween costumes, refer to these 7 easy puppy Halloween costume ideas. This article explains why puppies hate costumes and how even shy puppies can be persuaded to enjoy Halloween costumes.

Clicker Training: Clicker Training Puppy
Refer to this clicker training article to learn about clicker training puppies. This puppies.About.com article by puppies guide Amy Shojai explains what is clicker training, and offers 7 step by step tips how to clicker train your puppy.

Socialization: Socializing Puppies
Read this article about socializing puppies to learn 10 ways to socialize puppies. Refer to this puppies.About.com article by puppies guide Amy Shojai to learn why socializing puppies is important and 10 ways to socialize puppies.

AKC Canine Good Citizen Programs
Learn about the three levels of the AKC Canine Good Citizen program in this article. This new article discusses the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy program, the Canine Good Citizen test, and the AKC Community Canine programs.

How to Teach A Puppy to Stay
Refer to this puppy training article to learn how to teach a puppy to stay. Train your puppy to wait at the door with this 7 steps to teach puppies to stay and not dash out the door.

New Puppy: Introductions
Read this article to learn why introducing a new puppy to dogs is important when bringing a puppy home. Refer to puppies.About.com guide Amy Shojai's how-to advice for introducing your new puppy to resident dogs when bringing a puppy home.

Puppy And Baby
This article about your puppy and baby explains the benefits of dogs with babies and tips for introducing puppies and babies. Learn step by step tips for introducing your dog and new baby in this article that explains what to do before babies come home, as well as after the arrival.

Puppies And Kids
This article explains how to introduce puppies and toddlers. Learn about introducing a new puppy and children in this article about puppies and kids. Safety tips and behavior advice helps ease introducing a new puppy and children in this article about puppies and kids.

Jealous Puppy: Boyfriend And Girlfriend Conflicts
Read this article to learn what to do when your jealous puppy hates your boyfriend or girlfriend. Learn how to introduce new people to your puppy and cure jealous dog behavior. This article explains puppy behavior toward the owner's boyfriend or girlfriend, and how to keep the peace.

Train A Puppy To Come
Learn how to train a puppy to come by referring to this puppy training article on training recall. Read 8 tips for how to train puppies to come from puppies guide Amy Shojai in this puppy training article.

Puppy Travel: Car Rides
6 Tips to Ease Travel Fears

Hotel Manners for Puppies
This article explains what hotel manners are needed when traveling with a dog. Learn how to train a puppy for acceptable hotel behavior when traveling with your pet.

Puppy Talk, Behavior Basics & Training Tips
These articles about training puppies and dog behavior translates dog communication to help owners solve and prevent puppy behavior problems. Learn puppy training basics with these articles about puppy potty training, dog communication and solving dog behavior problems by puppies.About.com guide and certified dog behavior consultant Amy Shojai.

Puppy Jumping
Learn why puppies jump up and how to stop a puppy from jumping in this article about puppy jumping. This article about puppy jumping explains why puppies jump up and how to stop dog jumping.

Solving Common Puppy Behavior Problems
Learn about common canine behavior problems and how to solve them with these articles about puppy nipping, puppies chewing, and puppies barking. Solve common puppy behavior problems with these articles that explain why puppy eats poop, how to stop puppy jumping up, and how to deal with puppy digging, fireworks fears and thunderstorm fears.

Ask Amy: How Can I Stop Panic-Barking Dog?
This Ask Amy article offers advice to stop dog barks in a car when dogs bark at dogs. Read how to counter-condition a dog's fearful car behavior barking at dogs in this Ask Amy advice from Puppies Guide Amy Shojai, CABC.

Review: Clicker Fun with Dr. Deborah Jones
Read this review of the DVD from Canine Training Systems called Clicker Fun with Dr. Deborah Jones. Learn about clicker training basics in this DVD written by Dr. Deborah Jones.

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