Train 2 Behave
Behavior training for dogs: your online resource for real world positive dog training
Trying to sort through the vast quantity of online dog training and behavior advice can be overwhelming.
There’s so much conflicting advice on solving dog behavior problems. Mixed in with the truly helpful stuff, there’s clickbait, fluff, and some that makes you shake your head and wonder what they were thinking!
If you don’t have years of practical experience training dogs for better behavior, it can be hard to know who to trust and which direction to take with your dog’s training.
Train 2 Behave was created to help dog owners and dog trainers sort through their options. To be a resource for solving dog training issues. To answer canine behavior questions in a clear, no-nonsense, non-ideological manner.
Whether you’re new to dog training or experienced; whether you’re looking for tips on teaching basic dog obedience commands, for help with a dog behavior problem, or simply searching for fun ideas to spice up your dog training routine – we’re here to help you help your dog behave better.
The categories at the top of each page will guide you through dog training and behavior help for all stages of training.
Because Train 2 Behave is a new site, not all categories will have articles in them yet. I appreciate your patience and hope you check back often!
Julie Cantrell BSc
User-friendly training tips you can plug into real life, with enough detail to get the job done!
Training tools and methods both you and your dog can appreciate and enjoy.
Dog training solutions that actually help you end up with a better-behaved dog.
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Can OCD in Dogs Be Cured?
Curing OCD behavior in dogs is difficult once it’s firmly established. Catching and addressing the behavior early gives the best chance of success. However, the more factors that drive the dog toward compulsive behaviors, the harder a cure will be....
Can OCD Behavior in Dogs Be Prevented?
Think your high-strung, high-energy, or anxious, insecure dog may be prone to compulsive behavior? All the evidence shows that OCD behavior in dogs can be very challenging to cure once established. So, you may be wondering if there are any steps...
How to Stop OCD in Dogs: Training & Management Options
OCD behavior in dogs is stressful on all involved - the dog with OCD and the family living with it. If you have a dog with OCD, or even a dog just developing OCD tendencies, first and foremost in your mind is : how do we stop this behavior? The...
OCD in Dogs: What Causes It and What Makes it Worse
Compulsive and repetitive behaviors in dogs don’t develop randomly. Although genetics can be a strong predetermining factor, it’s only one of a variety that can contribute to the development of OCD in dogs. Your dog’s temperament and personality...
Is Your Dog OCD?
Are you wondering if your high-strung pup’s odd behaviors may be a canine version of OCD? It’s not uncommon to hear dog owners joke that their dog “must be OCD”, but it’s no laughing matter for the 3% of dogs whose behaviors qualify as truly...
Housetraining Checklist (with Infographic)
Housetraining a new puppy or adopted dog is mostly a matter of sticking to a schedule and plan. This is true, even if you're going back and housetraining a dog that never was 100% reliable, or tuning up a pup whose housetraining has gotten a wee...