Training Articles Reprinted with Permission
from The Whole Dog Journal

  • Demanding Times, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    How to eliminate your dog's "demand behaviors" (such as begging, whining, jumping up, or nose-nudging).
  • Tethered to Success, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    The purpose and many uses of tie-downs.
  • Reform School, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    The latest developments in remedial classes for reactive dogs.
  • Once Bitten, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    It's not the end of the world if your dog bites - but you MUST take action
  • Light Bite, How to develop and maintain your dog's "bite inhibition", by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
  • Simply Shocking, Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    Electronic containment systems (aka fenceless fences) may be convenient for dog owners, but they are not safe for dogs.
  • Greetings and Salutations, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    The process of teaching your dog to greet people calmly starts at home.
  • Oh, Baby!, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    Expecting a child? Don't wait until she arrives to work with your dog.
  • A New Look, by Mardi Richmond
    How to teach your dog to look to you (literally!) for direction.
  • New Dog, Now What? by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    Ten tips for starting a good Life with your new dog.
  • Great Introductions, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    How to take the tension out of dog-to-dog greetings, or peacefully incorporate a new dog into your pack.
  • Dogs Just Wanna Have Fun, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    Engaging in activities you both enjoy will improve your bond.
  • Canine Mythbusting, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
    How to analyze (and discard!) persistent myths about dog behavior.
  • Mean on Leash? Why otherwise friendly dogs may behave aggressively when on-leash, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC
  • Be More Rewarding, Five ways to reward your dog when you don't want to use treats. by Mardi Richmond, MA, CPDT-KA

Links to other WDJ Articles

  • Keeping Four on the Floor, by Pat Miller (URL)
    Teach your dog to greet everyone calmly and politely.
  • Someone Old, Someone New, by Mardi Richmond (URL)
    How to keep your mixed-age dog pack safe and happy.
  • Uncommonly Calm, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC (URL)
    Some dogs are born calm, but a calm dog can also be made!
  • Pull Over! by Pat Miller, CPDT-KA, CDBC (URL)
  • Double Trouble, Adopting TWO puppies, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBCr (URL)
  • Nip This in the Bud, Five things to do when your dog chases and nips at kids, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC (URL)
  • Waiting for a Good Thing, Five things to do when your dog gets overexcited before a walk, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC (URL)
  • When Packmates Fight, The Challenge of defusing intra-pack aggression, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC (URL)
  • How to Ace Kindergarten (Puppy kindegarten, thatis!) Your pup can only do as well as you do. by Caryl-Rose Pofcher (URL)
  • REALLY Obsessed, True obsessive compulsive behavior disorders are anything but cute, by Pat Miller, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, CDBC (URL)
  • The Trainer Name Game, How to decode the alphabet soup of trainer certifications to find the best training professional for you and your dog, by Stephanie Colman (URL)
  • Practice Maintains Perfect, When your dog's behavior slips, it's time to schedule regular practice! by Nancy Kerns (URL)

 

 


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