dog behavior

Healthy French bulldog lying on her back
Your dog may not be able to communicate with you in words, but he can give you signs to indicate whether he is healthy or sick....Read More
Rescue dog not wearing a head halter
Dog head halter: What is it? A head halter for dogs is similar to a horse halter: there are straps around the nose and behind the ears....Read More
This dog is guarding her food treats.
What is object guarding? An object-guarding dog is one who guards objects that he considers to be valuable....Read More
Ronnie the pit bull, who has great dog etiquette, being walked on a leash
Our dogs are members of the family, so most of us enjoy taking them out in public, whether it’s for a walk in the park, shopping at the farmers’ market or an outdoor concer...Read More
Exuberant dogs like this one need to be watched closely so they don't escape and get hurt.
Is your dog escaping from the yard or your home? Here are two reasons your dog may be motivated to try to get away:...Read More
Abbey the dog counter surfing
You put food on the kitchen counter and turn your back for a few minutes. Moments later, the food has vanished and your dog is standing next to the counter....Read More
Black schnauzer wearing a green collar
Dogs who are anxious when led by collar Some dogs are sensitive to their collars being touched and react anxiously to being led by the collar....Read More
Two puppies chewing on shoe laces
Dog chewing is a normal canine behavior, especially for puppies who are exploring the world around them and learning how to use their mouths appropriately....Read More
This black dog likes to chase the cat, but his family is working to correct the behavior.
Chasing is a natural instinct for a dog, but it is not appropriate behavior in your home when directed toward your cat....Read More
Couple and their two children with dog
A dog who has good manners and will respond to basic cues such as "sit," "stay" and "come" is much easier to live with and will be much more comfortable in our hectic world...Read More