Helpful Dog Training Resources

Some of our favorite resources for your dog’s care, training, and socialization with a focus on promoting positive methods, common courtesy, and responsible ownership. We clearly have a real soft spot for worried dogs.

How Dogs Communicate

Positive Training

The D-Word (Our position on dominance training)

Stop an Approaching Off-Leash Dog

Dog-Dog Interactions

Be Your Dog’s BFFF (best fur-less friend forever)

Dogs and Kids

Are You Ready for a LTR? Let’s Find Your New Best Friend!

Worried, Shy, Fearful, Reactive, Anxious (still very loved) Dogs

A helpful heap of reactive dog info called Leash Gremlins Need Love Too from Dogs Out Loud

Dog-Cat Intros (you can’t hurry love)
What to do/not to do cat intros and dog intros from Ingrid Johnson
Best Friends knows that when it comes to cats and dogs, slow and steady desensitization is key
Everything about cat-dog intros from Positive Cattitudes

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) Position Statements

Gear We Love and Recommend