Secret to Dog Training

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The secret to dog training is straightforward—reward desired behavior and remove rewards for unwanted behavior. Dr. Yin provides examples and explains the nuances that make this approach work.

Scooting Dog Draws a Crowd

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Question about a scooting dog: I have a 7-year old Cocker Spaniel mix who has this annoying habit. I’m wondering if there’s really a way of training her out of it. As if on command to perform, in her excitement around people, she starts to scoot. Really embarrassing. Got any ideas?

Dog Jumps Through Hoop: Part 1

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Today is Lucy’s second day of transitioning to jumping through my arms. After practicing through a smaller and smaller hoop a bunch of times, I try with my arms.

Dog Jumps Through Hoop: Part 2

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It’s been a while since I’ve given an update on Lucy. In fact, I still have to go back and fill you in on all of the juicy details from last summer. In the meantime, I have her this week to work on a few issues that have been cropping up.