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Intelligent Diversions & Creative Play - positive outlets for a dog's curiosity and energy
Training & Socializing Puppies
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  Athletic, Temperament Assessment
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Canine Character Test - from the Dog Owner's Guide
Canine Good Citizen Test
- a certificate program, and details on the
test's procedures from the American Kennel Club

Choosing a Basset Hound - for field trials
Choosing a Puppy for Conformation or Obedience - this detailed article gives you questions to answer as well as puppy asssessment tests
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Evaluating a Retriever for Advanced Field Work

Evaluating a Potential Therapy Dog
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Evaluating Temperament of a Potential Rescue Dog
The Finnish Mental/Character Test for Dogs

Herding Instinct Test
- a Rottweiler's experience, with photos and a look at what to expect from the Herding Instinct Test
PAWS Working Dog Evaluation

Puppy Aptitude Test - by Joachim & Wendy Volhard 
Puppy Personality Test - check potential for a companion dog
Puppy Personality Test - check for dominance, activity, more
Selecting the Right Dog for You - deciding about breeds, right sizes for your spaces, and much more new3.gif (284 bytes)
Selecting a Working Dog Puppy
- FAQs for Schutzhund dogs,
other dog sports

Temperament Test - assess puppies' temperaments starting from three days old, with tests for retrieving and interest in birds
Temperament Test - outline of the test from the American Temperament Test Society [ATTS] aimed to improve canine temperaments
Testing & Evaluating Hunting Dogs
- choose "Test Overview" for the 4 levels of tests from HDC, from hunting instincts to master hunting dog
VDD Testing Program
- for Deutsch-Drahthaar, a hunting dog
Versatile Hunting Dog Tests - four tests offered by NAVHDA
Working Dogs: Components of Strong Working Dog Temperament
Working Dogs: In Praise of Working Dog Temperament
- a look at the important of nerve and resilience


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Aggressive Dogs & Dominant Dogs
- by Roy Hunter,
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Alpha Dog Primer
- a dog trainer's diary by Carol Benjamin
American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Program
Basic Canine Behavior Patterns
- and training implications
Basic Personality Types
- six types described
Canine Intelligence & Training with Ranking

Canine Personalities and Behavior Problems
Canine Personality Profile
- the Volhards' test profiles 10 dog behaviors important for training, and more on the Canine Personality Profile
Dog Behavior and Training
- understanding dog behavior
Dog Behavioral Problems - questions & answers from VetInfo
Dog Behavior Resources

Dog Drives & Personality Testing
Doggie Door to Canine Behavior
- FIVESITE including articles, Q&A, chat, much more
Dog Personalities Linked to Breed Group
- understand the typical behaviors of each dog group as you choose a dog to train
Sensory & Social & Emotional Development of the Young Dog
- a scientific look at puppy development issues important to dog owners
You vs. Your Dog Personality Test
- do for fun & understanding
Your Dog's Personality
- based on behaviors clustering around three basic drives: prey, pack and defense

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    Training Basics  [ Top ]

Dog Training from Dr. P - FIVESITE from Dr. Mark Plonsky, psychology professor, and his Dog Training Library - articles and a wealth of links on basic to advanced working training
Dog Training with Uncle Matty - with solutions for dog problems and problem dogs, from growling to jumping on furniture

Dog Training Links - from The Tame Beast
Gentle Method with the Sound Leash
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Help Your Dog Be a Good Visitor
- building a dog's confidence in varied settings
How to Love Your Dog - including basic training, just for kids

Manners for the Modern Dog -
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Rover, Come Here ! - training the recall, plus canine-human communication
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Teaching Dogs Basic Tricks
Three S's of Puppy Training
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Tips on Dog Training & More

Training Articles - from Susan Clothier at FlyingDogPress
Training Your Dog
-  an in-depth discussion in FAQ format
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  Athletic & Work Conditioning   [ Top ]

Aerobic Exercise & Training - basic definitions, comparison to anaerobic training, strategies and nutrition information
Aerobics FAQ
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Canine Fitness in the Backyard,
Canine Fitness
- important with so many canine athletes competing in sports - article by Chris Zink DVM
Conditioning the Canine Athlete - including the competitive show dog
Conditioning Your Canine Athlete - for dogs in agility, other sports
Conditioning the Overweight Canine Athlete
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Exercise Physiology Primer
- by Dr. Stephen M. Pribut - including information on overtraining
The Conditioned Canine - more on exercise and conditioning
Long Run for Endurance
- importance of long runs in training for marathon and other distance athletes
Managing the Canine Athlete - including canine sports medicine
Muscles and Metabolic Conditioning
Optimum Performance in Canine Athletes & Working Dogs
Sled Dog Mental and Physical Conditioning
- from P.R.I.D.E.

Strength & Conditioning - both aerobic (endurance, oxygen utilizing), and anaerobic (strength, "without oxygen") or interval training at near maximal performance levels, are important for canine & human athletes
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Frisbee Dogs:
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  Training Agility Dogs  [ Top ]
12 Commandments of Agility Training
Agility FAQs
- training for all the exercises
Agility Page - from the Dogpatch
Agility Training - from Agility Ability

Agility Training Locations - from AgilityZone
Agility Training Tips - from Agility Ability

Agility Training Tips - from Pawsabilities
Clicker Training for the Weaving Poles
Train Like You Compete - agility training advice

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  Training Assistance, Therapy Dogs [ Top ]

Assistance Animals Training Resources
Assistance Dog Training
- with ideas on owner-training
Guide Dogs Training - with phases of guidework training 
Guide Dog Training
- starting with puppy raising
Guide Dog Trainers & Instructors
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- a Golden Retriever in training to be a guide dog
Profile of an Appropriate Therapy Dog
Raising a Guide Dog
- by Noreen Sila
Therapy Dog Team Training Program 

  Training Field Trial & Hunting Dogs [ Top ]

Training a Basset Hound for Field Trials - by Peggy Sutton
Training Retrievers
- Richard A. Wolters's method
Training the Versatile Gun Dog
- from the Otter Bench
Upland Birddog Training Forum
- articles & discussion

  Training Frisbee & Flyball Dogs [ Top ]

Introduction to Canine Frisbee Training
Disc Dog Moves in Pictures
- with training tips for each
Flyball Training
- an introduction, and teaching flyball to dogs at home
Frisbee Dog - Getting Started - basic training guide, pdf format
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Frisbee Dog Training FAQs - event types, training, more

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Australian Cattle Dog Training Tips - training and temperament
Canaan Dog Personality, Training
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Kuvasz Training and Personality
- by Gregory Barrett, Canada
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Sheepdog Training Introduction
Sheepdog Training Terminology - what to
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Livestock Protection
Dogs: Selection,
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Stockdog Training Secrets Part 1 plus Part 2 and Part 3
Training Anatolian Shepherd Dog - must be motivational

Training a Sheep Tending Dog - starting a German shepherd pup,
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Training Livestock Guardian Dogs - a collection of articles, and
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Dog Obedience - from DogLogic
Dog Obedience and Training Page
Importance of Obedience Training

Obedience Training - How & Why - from Gwen Bohnenkamp
Obedience Training
- the basics
Obedience Training
- articles from Cheryl May
Obedience Training
- collection of articles from K-911
Obedience Training Articles
- and much more, including a look at the
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Obedience Training
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The Dogpatch and the Dog Owner's Guide

Raising a Puppy to Enjoy Obedience
- from Chris Wallen
Selecting an Obedience Prospect
- from Kay Green, and more articles about obedience training
Understanding the Types of Obedience Training
What to Do When Your Dog Won't Come - looked at from a dog's
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Koehler Method of

Guard Dog Training

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K9 Personal Protection: A

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Training Dogs
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  Training Guard, Police, SAR Dogs  [ Top ]

Basic Training of Avalanche Dogs and Squaw Valley's Avalanche Dogs including a slide show, and more on Avalanche Rescue Dogs
Canine Training Articles - from United States Police Canine Association
K-9 & Police Dog & Protection Training
- plus scent work
K-9 Training: What & When & Why
Operational Search Dog Development
- starting with the puppy
Police & Protection Dog Training
- a series of articles
Salute to SAR Dogs - recognizing their role post September 11, 2001, plus SAR dog resources, links
Search and Rescue Dog Training
- from the Search and Rescue
Search & Rescue Dog Training - many helpful articles
Trainers Digest - K9 Academy for Law Enforcement
Training a Water Search Dog Team
Water Rescue Training for Dogs - from Dog Scouts

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  Training Tracking, Scenting Dogs [ Top ]

Agriculture's Beagle Brigade - trained detector dogs that sniff
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Early Development of a Tracking Dog
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Scent & Tracking Articles
- in the K9 Trainers Digest
Schnauzer Trained To Detect Skin Cancer
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Tracking Offline or Online in Police Work
Tracking Training
- from Dr. P
Training Logs for Tracking Dogs
Training Bassets for Tracking
- dogs young and old

  Training Racing & Coursing Dogs
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American Sighthound Coursing
Azawakhs Coursing & Racing - with photos
Greyhound Racing 101
- basic introduction
Lure Coursing 101
- find link at left for basic introduction
Lure Coursing with Your Scottish Deerhound
- a helpful, in-depth beginner's guide
Lure Coursing Training
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Training an Irish wolfhound for coursing

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  Training Sled Dogs  [ Top ]

Conditioning, Training Samoyeds for Racing
Fall Training Checklist - from SledDogCentral
Ideas from interviews with mushers
- from Sleddog Central
Sled Dog Exercise and Training
- from P.R.I.D.E.
Sled Dog Training Guide - a wealth of online resources
Sled Dog Training Wisdom
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Summer training
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Training Alaskan Huskies
Training and Conditioning the Musher
Training for Gig Racing
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Training Lead Dogs and Training Dogs to Pull
- both from
Stephen R. Lee

Sleddog Equipment & Training FAQ
- Margaret Bonham, Sky Warrior Racing Kennels

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  Training Ring Sport, Schutzhund Dogs [ Top ]

French Ringsport Overview - including training tips
Protection Dog Training - links from Dr. P 
Schutzhund Overview
- including articles, discussion forum, chat
Schutzhund Q&A
including how to start a puppy for later Schutzhund training, and many more Training Articles
Schutzhund Training
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What is Schutzhund?
- FAQs from the Treasure State Working
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