Everyone wants a well-mannered dog who listens to commands, is great with people and knows a few cool tricks. Our dog training advice can make this happen. Get up to speed with training best practices, find out what motivates dogs, and learn creative ways to redirect their behavior.
Teaching your dog tricks is not only fun and impressive, it also creates a strong bond between you and your pup! Many dogs are working breeds who love to do simple tasks and recieve praise (and treats) from their human companions.
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