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Everyone wants a well-behaved dog. Get tips for starting off on the right foot, training an older or rescue dog, and correcting problem behaviors.

Training Your Dog

Why it pays to train, which techniques work, and which don't.

How this popular training technique works.

Taking a walk shouldn't be a battle. How to master leash etiquette.

Potty time tips for dog and owner.

How to keep your pooch on his best behavior when heading to the dog park.

Sometimes older dogs have to be retrained. These tips can help.

Behavior Problems

Tactics to nip this problem behavior in the bud.

What to do about excessive barking.

Reasons why dogs chew, and how to keep destructive chewing to a minimum.

Tips for keeping all four paws on the ground.

Why dogs dig, which breeds are more likely to dig, and how to keep it under control.

Tips for preventing this dangerous behavior.

Dog waking up the neighborhood? What triggers howling, and tactics to stop it.

Aggression is a serious behavioral problem. Get help from the experts.

It's a normal dog behavior, but it sure can be annoying. What to do about it.

House soiling is not always a behavioral problem. Here's why it's important to see a vet.

Pacing, excessive licking, tail-chasing: How to tell when a behavior becomes a problem.

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