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10 Steps to Train A Dog to Come When Called

Of all the problems that dog lovers encounter, recall–or training your dog to come when called–is one of the most frustrating. We’ve got professional dog trainer advice from Alicia Evens on 10 ways to train your dog to come, a skill that’s important for your dog’s safety. Dear Alecia, Our dog Max, an 18-month-old GSD, …

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Ask Alecia: My Dog is Selectively Aggressive!

Dear Alecia, How do I keep my dog from behaving aggressively towards other dogs while on walks? My dog is an 18-month-old golden retriever male, dominant, and not aggressive with people. He is not aggressive when playing with a dog in an enclosed yard but will become aggressive when other dogs go near food or …

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Ask Alecia: How Can I Stop My Dog From Barking at Visitors?

Dear Alecia, I have a 3-year-old Cocker Spaniel. When the door bell is rung, she charges to the door and starts barking relentlessly to the point we have to shut her in another room to open the door. This does not stop the barking but just prevents her from seeing the people at the door. …

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