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A Beginner’s Guide to Crate Training

When you first bring home a new dog or puppy, many people will advise you to consider crate training. But no one really tells you what that process should look like.  While some believe dogs will take to their crates naturally because of their wild roots, treating it as a “den” or safe place,  this …

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A Digging We Shall Go: Uncovering the Mystery Behind Why Dogs Dig and How to Stop Them

It might be funny to watch your dog dig a massive hole at the beach or the park, but when it comes to tearing up your favorite flower bed? Not so much.  Digging can be a frustrating issue for pet parents to face. And while the consequences for this behavior will, in most cases, be …

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Troubleshooting Common Potty Training Issues: Q&A

If you’ve already gone through our Guide to Puppy Potty Training and followed the program to the letter, but your dog still keeps peeing in the house, you may be experiencing a potty training roadblock. There are many reasons a dog might potty in the house, and today we’re going to cover some of the most …

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A Guide To Puppy Potty Training for Dog Training Newbies

If you’ve just brought home a new puppy, you may be wondering when you should start potty training. The answer is that puppy potty training can and should start right away! When it comes to puppy potty training, one of the most important things to remember is that they can’t hold their tiny little bladders …

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Dog Training For Aggressive Dogs

If your dog has recently started showing aggressive tendencies, it’s essential to correct these issues immediately. And the best place to start? Investing in a scientifically-sound training program that specializes in training for aggressive dogs.  As we learned in our first installment of this behavior series, the best way to modify your pup’s less-than-desirable behaviors …

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How to Identify Aggressive and Dominant Behavior in Dogs

Does the thought of training a dog who has been labeled “aggressive” or “dominant” make you feel stressed out, fearful, or anxious? First things first – take a deep breath and relax.  At Dog Training Newbie, we understand firsthand how difficult it can be to work with aggressive and dominant behavior, and we are here to …

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The Truth About 4 Common Dog Training Myths

As a new pet owner unaware of dog training myths, you may feel overwhelmed by the abundance of information available on the topic of dog training. With just one web search for “dog training”, you’re presented with countless articles, videos, and opinions – many of which contradict each other, leaving you feeling lost. But fear not …

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Choose the Best Training Crate for Your Dog: 2023 Guide

This post features affiliate links, meaning we’ll earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Table of Contents Everyone, including your dog, needs a space where they can feel safe and protected. For many dogs, this safe space comes in the form of a dog crate. The best training crates provide dogs with …

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Operant Conditioning Dog Training – How to Correct Unwanted Behavior

This post features affiliate links, meaning we’ll earn a small commission if you purchase through these links. Why should you know about using operant conditioning when training your dog? Operant conditioning is a popular learning method backed up by decades of research. The concept is simple – reinforced (rewarded) behavior will likely occur again, while punished behaviors are …

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