All Dogs Have a Purpose

Category: Dog Training

  • Australian Customs & Border Protection Service – Detector Dog Program – A Case Study

    Summary The development and application of a scientifically based method of selective breeding for needed traits in detector dogs has enabled the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service to overcome the severe limitations of the opportunistic method of obtaining detector dogs which had previously been used.  The success of the program has not only enabled […]

  • Canine Psychology & Behavior Resources

    In order to get the most out of the dog-person relationship, people must have a basic grasp of how dogs think & communicate and a solid grasp of basic canine psychology.   Dog Psychology All dog owners know that there are times when their four-legged friend seems to understand just what they are thinking. Over […]

  • Dog Park Etiquette

    For most dog owners, going to the dog park is a fun way to let your dog get exercise while socializing with other dogs. In order to keep the dog park fun for all visitors, we all need to be mindful of proper dog park etiquette when we visit. Once you and your dog get […]

  • Do you want a working dog?

    Dogs make fantastic pets. Around the world there are millions of households which have pet dogs, with over 43 million households in the US alone. But dogs don’t just make good pets. They’re also capable of performing a multitude of tasks, from guarding to guiding, which makes them excellent working companions. The Benefit of having […]

  • A new tool to help owners read dogs minds?

    Dognition is a new technology that promises to read dogs’ minds. Can it make them smarter? If you’ve ever wondered just how smart your pup is, now you can find out, thanks to the work of Dr. Brian Hare and his new technology, called ‘Dognition’. Find out how your dog learns Dr. Hare created Dognition, […]