Here’s what you need to know if you’ve ever wondered why your dog growls when you pet her, pick her up, brush her – or why she ever growls!
Some dogs are highly sensitive to certain sounds, such as emergency sirens, smoke detectors, and motorcycles roaring past your house. Here’s how to desensitize these dogs to loud, sharp, or otherwise unpleasant noises, and make them feel more comfortable and safe in their homes.
How to help a dog who is afraid of thunder and scared of storms.
Does your dog constantly follow you around the house? Do you sometimes trip over him as you exit your bathroom, because he’s fallen asleep right outside the door? Not to worry; this is a very typical dog behavior.
If your dog refuses to walk on leash with you, consider the problem from the dog’s perspective.
Dogs sometimes kick or scratch the ground with their hind feet after they poop. We don’t know exactly why they do it, but they seem to enjoy it, so give them room to kick!
To absolutely prevent unwanted digging, give your dog a dedicated digging spot and prevent his unsupervised access to the places where you don’t want holes.
Enrichment not only improves the quality of your dog's life, but is a fun and humane tool that can solve a dog's behavioral issues for your benefit.
This common dog tail injury occurs when dogs wag their tails and repeatedly hit things with it.
To stop your dog’s begging, first make sure no one is reinforcing the behavior. Then you can teach her a new mealtime routine.
Some dogs chase their tails when they are excited and some puppies bite their tails in play or frustration. Watching your dog chasing his tail is funny, but should you be worried?
Dogs dig in their beds for many reasons, but behaviorists say the No. 1 reason dogs dig in their beds is instinct. It’s what Mother Nature tells them to do before they lie down.