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How to Teach a Dog to Play Dead

Teaching your dog to play dead can be fun and can help promote calm behavior. Learn how to teach a dog to play dead.

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How to Teach a Dog to Stay

Learn how to teach your dog the tricky stay command.

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How to Teach a Dog to Lie Down

Here, find simple steps for teaching a dog to lie down along with some general dog training tips.

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How to Teach a Dog to Roll Over

Learn how to use positive reinforcement to teach your dog to roll over.

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How to Teach Your Dog the Quiet Command

Here, learn the specific steps necessary for teaching your dog to stop barking on command.

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How to Teach a Dog to Speak

Learn the steps needed to teach your dog how to speak. You may then use knowledge of the speak command to teach the quiet command to a problem barker.

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How to Teach a Dog to Shake

Teach your dog to shake with these easy steps. Learn how to use positive reinforcement to train your dog.

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How Do You Stop a Dog from Barking?

Learn why dogs bark inappropriately and find step-by-step tips for how to stop your dog from barking.

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How to Teach Your Dog to Play Tug-of-War

Is your dog a little bit shy about playing tug-of-war? Find out how to teach your dog to play tug-of-war so you can both enjoy the benefits of this fun game.

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How to Teach a Dog to Fetch

Do you have a dog that doesn't know how to play fetch? Doesn't like to hold toys in his mouth? Will fetch the ball but won't give it to you? Learn how to teach a dog to fetch here.

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Teaching Your Dog to Come

Training your dog to come on your command.

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How to Teach Your Dog to Sit

Learn how to train your dog to sit on your command.

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