dog behavior

Black-and-white dog learning the leave it command
Like “stay,” "leave it” is a cue that may prevent your dog from being injured and may even save his life. “Leave it” should be taught to all dogs and practiced frequently....Read More
Man teaching a dog its name
Teaching name recognition is a great way to start a personal relationship with a dog....Read More
This dog and cat have been introduced properly and are getting along very well.
Some dogs do fine living with cats; others simply cannot live safely with felines....Read More
White dog who is sensitive to touch being touched
Is your dog sensitive to touch? Many dogs have sensitive areas where they would rather not be handled....Read More
Senior dog who takes pills for a heart condition
There is a time in every person and dog relationship when the human has to give his or her dog some medication....Read More
Big dog with dirt on her nose from digging
Why dogs dig Digging is a natural canine behavior. Many dogs do it....Read More
Take precautions when approaching a scared dog like this dog who is cowering a bit
When meeting new dogs, always use respect, caution, and attentive awareness. Think in terms of learning the dog’s language....Read More
Woman and Pomeranian, whom she is working on housetraining
When you get a new puppy or dog, you’ll need to show him or her what is acceptable in your home....Read More
Dog being handled by a vet tech while being examined by a veterinarian
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Regular visits to the veterinarian and the groomer are an important part of caring for dogs....Read More
Getting the Behavior You Want From Your Dog
All dogs benefit from learning how to behave appropriately when sharing space and time with their human family members and their other animal friends....Read More