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How to Crate Train a Dog

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Dog Crate Training

Crate Training

Dog crates have many uses beyond travel. They can be used as a dog training tool as well as a secure environment. Professional dog trainers understand the value of crate training when it comes to managing a dog’s behavior. Learn how to crate train your dog with these tips. Continue reading

Dog Training Treats That Help

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Dog Treats

Dog Treats

Nothing is more rewarding for a dog than to receive a dog treat he enjoys. With this in mind, it’s important you choose the right dog training treats. The more desirable the treat is, the likelier your dog obeys your commands.

Like other rewards, treats can be incorporated into a valuable training regimen, but they can also be abused. It is important to know the best usage and type of treat that can benefit your dog training and yield the best results.

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Squeaky Dog Toys

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Squeaky Toys

Dog Toys

Dog toys can be great tools not only for play, but for dog training as well. One of the most beloved toys dogs love is the squeaky toy. Squeaky toys are great for fetch, tug-of-war and stretching games.

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Rope Toys for Dogs

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Dog Toys

Dog Toys

Rope toys are twisted, or woven, cotton ropes that come in various designs. Some have multiple knots while others have bones, hard plastic handles or rubber balls attached to them. They have many esteem-building benefits for dogs. With rewards come risks as well. Learn how you can play with your dog that maximizes fun through interactive play without creating any behavioral issues down the road.

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Long Line Dog Training

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How to Train Your Dog with Long Lines

Dog TrainingWhile Animal Behavior College prepares people interested in animal careers by offering dog training classes, the school also excels at giving dog training tips to enhance pet owners’ training. It is one of the characteristics as the leading school for dog trainers that sets ABC apart nationally. Using a long line during training has many benefits. Below, ABC teaches you the uses of long line dog training. Continue reading

ABC’s Dog Training Program Requirements

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Dog Trainer Certification Program

Educational and Physical Requirements

Dog Training Schools

To get accepted into Animal Behavior College’s dog training program, students must meet specific educational and physical requirements. This is because our three-part program consists of academic study, volunteer work and a hands-on externship, all of which demand a certain education level and physical ability. Read on to find out if you qualify to enroll in our dog training school.

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How to Choose a Healthy Puppy

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Choosing a Puppy from the LitterChoosing the Right Dog

Are you wondering how to pick a healthy dog?

Animal Behavior College shares the basics for choosing the best dog of the pack whether it’s a purebred, rescue dog or dog from the litter down the street. Of course, that’s not to suggest you wouldn’t want to adopt a special needs dogs. Some individuals welcome the opportunity to provide a loving home for less-than-perfect puppies.  Yet, pet owners should still understand what they are getting into to reduce problems down the road.

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Where to Buy a Dog

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Buying Dogs

Buy a Dog

Buying a dog is an exciting experience. Once you’ve made your decision to buy or adopt a dog, it’s time to consider where you should get your dog. There are a number of places you can buy your next dog, which can leave you overwhelmed. Animal Behavior College can help you narrow your dog-buying search by listing the advantages and disadvantages of several common places to buy dogs. As a school for dog trainers, veterinary assistants and dog groomers, ABC can help you select a dog from the right place.

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What to Know About Cost of Dog Ownership

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How Much Does it Cost to Own a Dog?

Cost of Owning a Dog
It is easy to fall in love with free puppies in a box. Yet, there are often hidden costs once you get the pick of the litter home. shares some costs that are obvious as well as the less obvious ones. Whether your puppy is initially free or you’ve paid a purchase price from a breeder, certain expenses hold true for owning a dog. Anyone in animal careers, including dog trainers, vet assistants, and dog groomers, understand basic information on likely expenses as outlined below. Continue reading

Benefits of Owning a Dog

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Dog Ownership

Benefits of Owning a Dog

There are multiple reasons people want to own a dog. Animal Behavior College, an expert in teaching others how to become a dog trainer, prides itself in providing general information on pet care and ownership. They know some folks want a dog for security reasons. For others, it may have been a life-long dream that they are now ready to act on. Sometimes, it’s children that spur the impulse.  Whatever the reason, ABC offers useful tips to consider when it comes to dog ownership. Continue reading