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Dog Training The Sensible Way

By Michele Welton, Dog Trainer, Breed Selection Consultant, Author of 15 Dog Books

Obedience instructor and author Michele Welton Dog Training – What Works, and What Doesn't
Some dog training methods are based on what makes the owner feel good, rather than on what actually makes sense to the dog. Read why some popular dog training methods don't work, and why Respect Training does.... [read more]

Misbehaving dog pulling owner on leash Teach Your Dog To Respect You
Sensible dog training means teaching your puppy (or adult dog) to respect you. Good manners will follow and behavior problems will disappear.... [read more]

Buddy the dog These Dog Training Videos Turned Buddy Into a Good Dog
Sometimes it's easier to train your puppy (or adult dog) when you can see the correct training techniques in action. I recommend these dog training videos, which are based on respect and leadership.... [read more]

Words and commands to teach your dog Teach The Right Words In The Right Ways
My method of training dogs includes teaching specific words in specific ways. Your dog not only learns the words, but also develops the respectful attitude that makes him happy to obey you. Teach your dog words and he will understand what you say. Teach those words in the right ways and he will actually DO what you say. [read more]

Dog behavior problems Solving Dog Behavior Problems
If you interact with your dog in the wrong ways, he will decide that you're not really in charge and he will misbehave. Learn how to interact with your dog in all the RIGHT ways, and his behavior problems will stop.... [read more]

You Need Dog Training Help.... But From Where?
Should you hire a professional trainer to come to your house? Send your dog away to be trained by someone else? Sign up for a group obedience class? Read a dog training book? Watch dog training videos? Here's my advice on where to get dog training help.... [read more]

Cute puppy Training Schedule For Puppies
Just got a new puppy? Follow my puppy training schedule. [read more]

Outhouse with crescent moon window Housebreaking Your Puppy or Adult Dog
Bathroom manners (potty training, house training) for puppies and adult dogs. [read more]

Young man holding his dog Socializing Your Puppy or Adult Dog
Teach your dog to get along with the world. He doesn't need to be friendly – he just needs to be polite and well-behaved. [read more]

Michele Welton with BuffyAbout the author: Michele Welton has over 40 years of experience as a Dog Trainer, Dog Breed Consultant, and founder of three Dog Training Centers. An expert researcher and author of 15 books about dogs, she loves helping people choose, train, and care for their dogs.

To help you train and care for your dog

dog training videos Dog training videos. Sometimes it's easier to train your puppy (or adult dog) when you can see the correct training techniques in action.

The problem is that most dog training videos on the internet are worthless, because they use the wrong training method. I recommend these dog training videos that are based on respect and leadership.

book coverRespect Training For Puppies: 30 seconds to a calm, polite, well-behaved puppy. For puppies 2 to 18 months old. Your puppy will learn the 21 skills that all family dogs need to know.
If your dog is over 18 months, you'll want book coverRespect Training For Adult Dogs: 30 seconds to a calm, polite, well-behaved dog. Again your dog will learn the 21 skills that all family dogs need to know.
book coverTeach Your Dog 100 English Words is a unique Vocabulary and Respect Training Program that will teach your adult dog to listen to you and do what you say.
book cover11 Things You Must Do Right To Keep Your Dog Healthy and Happy helps your dog live a longer, healthier life.
book coverDog Quest: Find The Dog Of Your Dreams will help you find a good-tempered, healthy family companion.