Warm up your pitching arm and be patient—you might just be playing “Throw” for a while before your dog catches on. You will need: a dog somewhere big enough to play a tennis ball dog treats optional: a tshirt or dish towl with a knot tied in the middle, a leash, and a helper ...more
This video dog training tutorial is lesson on teaching your dog to walk on their hind legs. To train a dog to walk on their legs using this method, the dog will need to be clicker trained and will also need to be able to able to beg. Watch this instructional video and learn ho ...more
Arguably, "Stay" is the most important command you can teach your dog. When you train your dog to stay, be low to the ground and eye-to-eye level with them. Zak George show how to use a clicker and food treats to demonstrate how to teach a dog to stay. Also learn how to correc ...more
Train your dog on the dog agility weave poles by watching this instructional video. Learn some simple tips and techniques that will help your dog become successful at weaving poles.
In this video by Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham goes over steps on how to teach your dog to love being in a purse. "One of the main reasons that people get small dogs is for the convenience of being able to take them where ever they go. One way of taking dogs everywher ...more
In honor of the Obamas' new furry friend and as a remembrance of the fist bump heard 'round the world, a dog behaviorist shows you how to train your dog to do the fist bump. This is a perfect pet trick for any dog, Portuguese Water Dog or otherwise. Bo Obama is the most acroba ...more
If your puppy won't stop gnawing on his leash when you take him for walks, there are a few things you can do to train him out of this behavior. This tutorial relies on the clicker and treat method of training to accomplish this.
This video is a very brief introduction to the benefits of clicker training and then a how-to of teaching heeling, using a toy instead of food treats. Also included in this video is a view of a more advanced dog in the same behavior, taught using the same technique.
This how-to video quickly outlines exercises to get your dog walking on a loose leash by your side. Put very basically, teach the dog what you want them to do! And secondly, stop reinforcing them when they pull! A clicker training method is used, but if you do not have one, yo ...more
Learn how to train your dog for an agility course for exercise, obedience, show or competition. Teach them techniques on agility obstacles, such as Chute, Table, Tire, Tunnel, See-Saw, Jumping and other moves in this free video series and guide. Part 1 of 14 - How to Teach a d ...more
We all love our cuddly companions, but sometimes they develop bad habits that make owning them difficult. Whether they refuse to stay in their crates or like jumping up onto visitors, dogs sometimes have habits that their owners would be better off without. To learn how to tr ...more
Dogs can be very susceptible to distractions, but you can train your dog to focus only on you no matter what else is going on around him. This tutorial shows you how to use clicker training to train a dog to focus on you.
This is the best and easiest way to get a well-trained dog, by using what's called the Kikopup method. Once you have your pup doing the desired behavior, you can then train your dog to have stimulus control and use a release cue.
In this tutorial, we learn how to teach your dog to walk next to you on a loose leash. If you train you dog to back up while on the leash, he will avoid touching the end of the leash after this. First, take a treat and put it under your dogs chin, then push them backwards. Use ...more
In this Pets & Animals video tutorial you will learn how to train your dog to perform the "cop-cop" trick. In this trick the dog learns to put its feet on your feet. Step 1 ‚Äì teach the dog to target a book or a mat with their feet by offering them some treat. You can do this ...more
Clicker training tutorial on teaching your dog to take a bow. This tutorial utilizes BF Skinner's methods of operant conditioning. This will create a well regulated training schedule between you and your dog or other pet. Operant conditioning is great to get an animal to do bi ...more
In this video series, learn about rally obedience for your dog from expert dog trainer Elise McMahon. Elise will tell you what rally obedience shows are, what your dog needs to know for rally obedience, and how to train your dog for Rally O shows. She will demonstrate how to r ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to train your dog to close a door. To do this, you must first have a positive approach and a motivator that your dog enjoys. Instead of asking the dog to close the door right away, you will reward the dog with small steps along the way. Train you ...more
Dogs have to learn bowel etiquette much quicker than humans, and these helpful steps will make sure your paper-trained pooch becomes man's best friend, not your carpet's worst nightmare. You Will Need * Patience * An untrained dog * A large supply of newspapers * Puppy gates ...more
Teach your dog to sit, down, and stand on command with hand signals. Sometimes hand signals are more convenient to use than verbal cues, and are great method of dog training. Learn how to teach a dog to respond to hand signal commands by watching this video pet training tutorial.
This is a clicker training video on how to teach your dog to cross their paws. If you don't have a clicker you can always use some other noise maker like a clicking pen, or just a word like "yes!" There are many ways to teach this behavior. Another being, holding out your han ...more
In this how-to video, you will teach your dog how to target objects with its front paws. You will need a clicker, treats, and a target such as a yogurt lid or ball on a stick. Take a treat and hide it under the object. Click when the dog does any paw movements towards the obje ...more
Clicker train your pup to limp with this training video. This is a video on how to teach your dog to limp using the clicker training method. The old school way of training this behavior was to grab your dogs paw, restraining it while you walk forwards, and continue to do this ...more
Does your dog pull too much on its leash when you take it on a walk? Or only pull when you no longer have treats? This tutorial shows you how to break your dog of this unpleasant habit easily and quickly.
Check out this video to learn how to train your dog to say "hello." This is an how-to video to give your dog manners.
If you want to house train your puppy or dog by yourself, this video is for you! It will show you the best tips to make your puppy learn how to live in your house without creating any problems! Remember, do it with love for the pet, always reward him, and try to understand t ...more
Dogs need to be trained to understand a few basic commands for their own safety and for your own happiness and peace of mind. Learn basic dog training commands with tips and advice from a professional dog obedience trainer in this free dog training video series. Video: . Part ...more
If your puppy goes crazy on his leash while on a walk, you can train them out of this behavior and teach them to walk calmly, no matter the environment. This method uses click training and treats to accomplish what you want.
In this video, you'll be shown how to train your pet dog to respond to a clicker. Instead of having your dog respond to treats, have your dog respond to the clicker. It'll cut down on food costs for you as the owner and help keep your pet healthy and sane. Just follow along wi ...more
Your precious dog can't be a dog without its freedom, and the number one way to make a dog feel its freedom is by giving it unrestricted access to your landscape, meaning— a doggy door. Granted, your pet can't go roaming all across the county, but a dog door is a surefire way ...more
When training your dog to walk properly on walks outside of the house it is very important that right before you leave to go outside you come down to their level and make it clear that you expect them to listen. This can be done by saying a few commands like sit stay etc. Once ...more
The come command is the most valuable training tool for your dog. Learn the importance of dog training and how to get your dog to come with this free dog training video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Train a dog the recall come command. Train a dog the recall come command - Part ...more
This segment shows you how to house train your puppy or adult dog the right way! Learn how to prevent accidents and how to teach your pup where you want him to potty! Three key ways to house train a dog of any age: 1) create an environment to prevent accidents 2)keep a consist ...more
Dog leash training is an important part of any dog obedience training. Learn how to teach your dog to walk on a leash with tips from a dog trainer in this free dog care video series. Part 1 of 8 - How to Leash train a dog. Leash train a dog - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watc ...more
Dogs love their owners and will sometimes leap up in anticipation onto you. While pleasant for owners, strangers and friends might find the action uncomfortable or even intimidating if you have a larger dog like a German Shephard. Prevent your dog from scaring away your socia ...more
Teaching your dog to heel will make walks more fun and relaxing for both of you. Watch this video to learn how to train your dog. You will need treats, a leash, a collar and patience! Tips: for training, choose soft, small treats that you don't give your dog normally.
Dog trick training is a great way to bond with your dog and teach some impressive tricks. Learn about the basics of dog trick training with tips from a professional dog trainer in this free pet care video series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Train a dog tricks. Train a dog tricks - P ...more
Keep a dog off of high objects and keep them from jumping up on guests. Learn how to teach a dog the off command in this free video on pet training. Part 1 of 9 - How to Train a dog the off command. Train a dog the off command - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch this video o ...more
Charlie McCanna has been training and hunting with Labrador retrievers for 22 years. In this series of videos Charlie talks about training your dog to hunt birds. Part 1 of 15 - How to Train your dog to hunt birds. Train your dog to hunt birds - Part 2 of 15. Click through to ...more
If you build your puppy an exercise pen, you can leave him alone while you go out and not worry about your house. This tutorial shows you how to build an ideal exercise pen to keep your puppy which they will enjoy.
Join Fowl Pursuit's Shawn Stahl as he explains tips and tactics on training your dog to use a field blind while hunting waterfowl.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to prevent your new puppy from play biting. In the first 12 weeks, your puppy will start to bite. Encourage the puppy to lick your hand rather than bite. If the dog accidentally bites you, mimic the sound of a dog yelping. This will mak ...more
Train a dog to leave toxic food alone. Learn how to teach your dog to stop chewing, eating, or digging with the leave it command in this free pet training video. Part 1 of 11 - How to Train a dog with the leave it command. Train a dog with the leave it command - Part 2 of 11. ...more
From Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham shows how to train your dog to walk calmly on a leash. "I would advise against using any forms of positive punishment when teaching any behavior, but especially leash walking, as startling or hurting a dog actually increases their st ...more
Ron Watson of Positive Vibe dog training studio in western Michigan with Frisbee Foundations and Dog mantic Dog Training TV explains how to do vault, stall, and rebound discrimination dog training. First, add value to a barrel by using eye contact. When the dog goes to where t ...more
Paw tricks are great dog training tricks to show off your pooch to your friends and family. Make your dog the life of the dog park with help from a dog trainer in this free dog training and obedience video series. Part 1 of 5 - How to Train a dog paw tricks. Train a dog paw tr ...more
Training your dog to back up can be helpful in many situations. Learn the importance of dog training and how to get your dog to back up with this free dog training video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Train a dog to back up. Train a dog to back up - Part 2 of 7. Click through to ...more
Just keep in mind this is made for a compulsion trainer that was new to clicker training, so there is a lot of luring going on in this video because it might be easier to explain. Shapers you have been warned! Splash was 6 months old in the 'how to' part of this video.
Dog Training with the Premack Principle also known as Grandma's Law is a great dog training principle that can help you train your dog when they are distracted. The Premack priniciple keeps a dog from doing they want to do but the owner doesn't. Watch this video pet training t ...more
Phil Hoelcher has been a Schutzhund trainer, competitor, and movie animal trainer for more than 25 years. He is going to be talking a little bit about the sport of Schutzhund. Part 1 of 17 - How to Train a dog Schutzhund style. Train a dog Schutzhund style - Part 2 of 17. Clic ...more
From housebreaking to traveling, crate training a puppy or dog can have long-term rewards for both owners and pets. This Howcast guide demonstrates how to crate train a dog. You Will Need * A crate * A screwdriver * A soft towel or blanket * Two dog toys * A half-gallon pet c ...more
Dog trainer Zak George shows how to train your dog to chase your Frisbee. Start by tying your dog to a very long leash. This way, you will be able to control her, and you want to be able to bring her back. By being low on the ground, get your dog interested by showing her the ...more
From Dogmantics, dog trainer Emily Larlham gives a us tips on how to get your doggy to stop barking. By first changing your dog's emotional response to the stimuli, then working from low levels of criteria to higher levels, then finally, adding full criteria you're dog will ge ...more
It's a timeless doggie no-no, and one that has been paradied in numerous dog scenes in movies: A plate of delicious fried, steaming food is left by the owner on the table. The owner then leaves for a brief moment. His dog, smelling the delicious goodness, seizes the moment and ...more
This video tutorial shows how to train a dog to lay down. "Lie down" is a simple, basic, and useful word command to teach a dog.
In this tutorial, Marc Morrone will show you how to house train your new pup so that they don't go to the bathroom indoors. Ther eis nothing worse than the smell of pet waste around the house, so follow Marc's advice and get that dog potty trained so you never have to worry ab ...more
Dog agility training is a great way to get both pet and owner in shape. Learn about the benefits of dog agility training with tips from a professional dog trainer in this free pet care video series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Agility train a dog. Agility train a dog - Part 2 of 10. ...more
Has your dog ever gotten off its leash, or made a quick escape from an open door? Training or teaching your pup to come to you on command is an essential part of obedience training. With a little practice, your dog will learn how in no time!
Eric R. Letendre talks about the pros of using a gentle leader head collar to train your dog. Learn how to properly put on the collar to assist with training and prevent injury to your dog. Train your dog with a gentle leader head collar. Click through to watch this video on a ...more
Train your dog to walk politely at your side. Choke chains and other forms of negative reinforcement might make the dog associate being by your side as a bad thing, but positive reinforcement techniques will keep both the dog and pet owner happy. Watch this video pet training ...more