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basic obedience & training

Learn how to teach your pet basic obedience from the pros: potty training, crate training, even litter box training. Plus, how to find a professional trainer.

Two Golden Retriever puppies playing with a large blue tennis ball outside in the grass

A dog behaviorist schools us on why puppy classes are more about socializing than getting straight As.

Young Latina Woman Enjoying The Companionship Of Her Dog In A Garden.

Your dog may understand other languages better than you think, according to a new study.

Dog looks up at owner on a walk through the city

If your dog tries to scarf down literally everything in sight, you need this advice.

New Dog Training 101

Look, new dogs are cute. But they’re also little alien monsters who have descended to destroy our furniture and our sleep. Still, we love them. Luckily, this program covers all the basics, from potty training to proper socialization—all through positive reinforcement. Time to stock up on treats!

Start Training
girl with blue hair starting puppy training with white dog

You gotta start somewhere.

a photo of the Dog Daddy with a dog, there is a tear down the middle of the photo

Why the TikTok personality’s harmful tactics are just plain abuse, according to certified trainers.


Celebrity dog groomer Jess Rona’s puppy grooming pro tips.

Border Collie puppy shaking owner's hand

Your puppy training schedule, from eight weeks to six months. Let’s do this.

A brunnette woman petting her black cat sitting on her desk while she prepares to give him a pill

Everything you need to know about the difficult task of medicating a cat.

woman with dark hair lying in bed with striped cat, both asleep

Here are the pros and cons of having a feline sleeping buddy.

Ask a Vet

Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 48 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

Woman using a laptop in bed, looking at her cat

Here’s how to help your rescue kitty feel at home.

Two hands holding a very young tan and white puppy up in front of a lake landscape

Everything you need to know to get your new addition off to a good start.

Three dogs on leashes meeting and sniffing each other on a walk on the summer grass with owners

The Wildest Collective dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s tips for getting a shy pup to go from wallflower to social butterfly.

Cat sitting in a teal litter box

If you do nothing else, teach your cat to poop in their litter box (not your shoe).

Puppy sitting in a white puppy pen

6 puppy pens recommended by positive-reinforcement dog trainer Aislynn Ross, because we all need boundaries.

Woman and dog sleeping together in bed

It’s a personal preference, but here are the pros and cons.