The Bork Magazine

A collection of articles on dog training, nutrition, and dog care tips for when you don’t know what the f*ck you’re doing as a dog owner.

4 Fun Games to Practice Recall

Playing games with your dog is not only fun but also a great way to enhance their recall skills. Here are four fun games that you can play with your pup...

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How Do You Start Off-Leash Training Your Dog?

Spoiler alert: It starts on-leash. Responsible dog ownership means being considerate of public spaces and making sure that if your dog is off leash, they're not going up to every single person...

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What is Structured Play?

Structured play with you is play with a purpose. Play sessions are a great way to work in obedience without your dog even realizing it. Training should be fun, anyway! Playing...

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What Are the Different Aspects of Play?

Not all dogs like to play fetch, and there are many different games you can play once you figure out your dog's play style. Here are 6 different aspects of...

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How to Create Structure and Boundaries For Your Dog

Establishing structure and boundaries for your dog is important for a number of reasons. It helps your dog understand what is expected of them, which can lead to fewer problem...

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Can the Place Command Help Separation Anxiety in Dogs?

By providing a sense of structure and predictability, giving your dog something to focus on, and creating a sense of security, the place command can be a valuable tool in...

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What is the Purpose of Crate Training?

Crate training is a process that involves teaching a dog to associate a crate with positive experiences. It can be helpful for potty training, providing a safe space for dogs...

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Developing a Marker System With Your Dog

Communicating what to do (sit, stay, come, etc) is different from communicating feedback on whether or not your dog is doing it correctly. For me and Kono, we use a marker system to communicate feedback.

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6 Tips For Working on Your Dog's Recall

Improving your dog's recall is a great way to not only be respectful of the general public, but to deepen your bond with your dog.

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