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Training your pets is a little bit like flipping a double-sided coin: sometimes, it’s a great way to spend time together, get some energy out, and just let loose. Other times, it can feel like a hopeless endeavor, especially with particularly stubborn breeds. However, it’s never hopeless! After all, even the most stubborn dogs and cats can be trained with the right approach.

So, if you’re looking for fun, new, or more effective ways to train your pets, you’ve come to the right place!

Training small dogs can be a different process than training larger dogs.

Tips for Training Small and Large Dogs

Dog training is not one-size-fits-all. Different size dog breeds have…

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1 month ago

5 Tips for Training a Senior Dog

There are many benefits to adopting a senior dog (7…

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3 years ago

Tips for Training and Re-training Your Pet

Last month you asked PetFirst to share some advice for…

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4 years ago

When Your Cat Won’t Use the Litter Box

As a cat-owner, it’s only a matter of time before…

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4 years ago

How to Keep Your Dog Out of Your Garden

Dogs can be curious. This has never been truer than…

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4 years ago

6 Best Dog Breeds For Children

One of the great things about dogs is they come…

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4 years ago

The Best Apps for Dog Owners

  It should come as no surprise that people are…

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4 years ago

The Best Apps for Cat Owners

  It’s rare to find someone who isn’t glued to…

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4 years ago

How to Stop Your Puppy From Biting

(It's Easier Than You Think!) Bringing home a new puppy…

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4 years ago

Thunderstorm Anxiety and Storm Stress in Our Pets

Pets can sense a storm coming long before their human…

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4 years ago

3 Commands Could Save Your Dog’s Life

Dogs generally want nothing more than to make their humans…

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4 years ago

How to Get Your Dog Involved in Dog Coursing

  What Is Dog Coursing? Lure coursing involves lures and…

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5 years ago

Top 4 Dog Behavior Questions

Here are some tips for the Top 4 Dog Behavior…

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5 years ago

First Time Pet Owner’s Guide to Training Your New Puppy

Adding a pet to your family is sure to add…

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5 years ago

5 Basic Commands Your Dog Should Know

January is National Train Your Dog Month! We'll be sharing…

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5 years ago

Five Health Benefits of Teaching Your Dog New Tricks

January marks a new year, and renewed motivation for all…

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5 years ago

How to Control Aggression in Dogs

  Dogs have been man’s best friend since their wolf-y…

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5 years ago

Pet Gadgets and Gift Ideas

Every year, people around the world take great care to…

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5 years ago

6 Tips for Training Your Dog in the Winter

So you just got a new puppy, a cuddly new…

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5 years ago

Top 5 Behavioral Issues in Dogs

Our behavioral expert, Amber Drake, shares her top behavioral issues…

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5 years ago

How To Stop Your Dog From Begging For Food

  As the month of pie-baking, turkey-stuffing, and gravy-mixing begins,…

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5 years ago

How To Reduce Your Cat Stress Due To Veterinary Visits

  According to the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP):…

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5 years ago

Choosing The Best Training For Your Pet

With all the different options available for you and your…

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9 years ago

Training Can Improve Your Pet’s Focus And General Well-Being

For National Dog Month, we asked our team to share…

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9 years ago

Bad Dog? It’s National Train Your Dog Month!

January is “Train Your Dog Month” and in recognizing the…

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9 years ago