Common dog training problems. Start here ...

Even the best behaved dog on the planet may develop a bad habit or some form of anti-social behaviour. You don't always know why, and you may not have any idea what to do about it. Don't worry: there's expert advice out there to help you. 

Whatever bad behaviour you're having to deal with, we know there's no such thing as a new problem in dogdom. So if your current problem's not listed below, we're pretty sure you'll be able to fetch an answer from the Search Box above or browse the Training & Behaviour videos.

Nuisance barking

There are many reasons why your dog may bark, and it can be a real prproblem. But you can teach them to be quiet!

Jumping up

This can be anything from mildly annoying (dirty paws) to dangerous (large dog and small children or the elderly). Teach your dog to keep four paws on the ground.


Dog training guru Ian Dunbar offers a simple solution to stop your dog digging up your precious lawn.

Stop leash pulling

A problem many owners find particularly difficult to solve. For more advice, we have a whole section devoted to great clips on leash training.

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