dog behavior

Woman teaching her canine friend dog commands
Teaching your dog to respond to basic cues such as “sit” and “down” is easy, fun and gives fast results....Read More
Dog guarding a toy from being taken by a woman
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Guarding resources (food, toys, locations, etc.) is a common and natural behavior in many dogs....Read More
This dog knows his name.
Why this cue is useful for your dog to know: Teaching a dog to pay attention (i.e., give you eye contact) when you say his name can be convenient and very ...Read More
Man teaching dog training commands to this senior dog
“Stay” is a lifesaving dog training command. When can “stay” save your dog’s life?...Read More
This shepherd mix is more interested in playing with his ball than going back in his crate.
A common scenario at shelters everywhere: You’ve taken a dog out of his run for a bit and now it’s time for him to go back in....Read More
Two shelter dogs receiving dog socialization training
Dogs are naturally social animals, but that doesn’t mean they all have the necessary social skills to meet each other politely....Read More
Little dog with separation anxiety staying close to a person
Separation anxiety in dogs is anxiety that manifests itself as visible stress in the dog when t...Read More
Two reactive dogs receiving treats during reactivity training
Some dogs are reactive toward other dogs when they are on lead: They whine, bark, snarl, growl or lunge at other dogs....Read More
Woman making promises to her dog, the most important of which is to love him
Bringing a dog into your family creates great joy all around....Read More
Black Chihuahua who has received help for pica disorder
The ingestion of non-food items, such as rocks, dirt or fabric, is called pica disorder and it’s a fairly common occurrence in pets....Read More