Teach your dog
Dog training tips for dogs and puppies.
Trainer Carolyn Menteith explains that training your dog isn't the same as doing quadratic equations at school - one of those things you never use after you leave - it's about teaching him useful skills that can keep him safe and make your life easier.
They're the most talked-about dancing duo in Britain, and their dazzling routines have inspired others to follow in their footsteps. Teenager Ashleigh Butler and her cross-breed dog Pudsey catapulted to fame after being the first canine act to win ‘Britain's Got Talent'.
How to stop your dog from barking. Actively encouraging or allowing your puppy to bark will increase the likelihood of him becoming a noisy adult, so it's best to deal with it before it becomes an unwanted and established habit.
Teaching your dog not to bite is very important. This behaviour is normally learnt through play fighting with the rest of the litter when they are puppies, but in the absence of canine companionship you as the owner will have to take up this duty.