dog behavior

Rescued golden retriever mix receives top-notch care and training in her new home.
The ABCs of Living with Dogs is a manual of care and training resources for people who have dogs....Read More
Dog who used to be anxious about riding in the car is ready to go for a ride.
Do you have a dog who hates car rides, or who looks ill at even the mention of a ride in the car?...Read More
What is this dog's body language saying? He is play bowing.
Just like people, dogs communicate using body language. Your dog is communicating with his entire body, not just his tail or his voice....Read More
Dog chewing on rope. Providing chew toys can help solve some dog behavior problems like inappropriate chewing out of boredom.
Having a dog with behavior problems can be difficult....Read More
This medium-sized dog's family, shown here, have been very conscientious about socializing her to prevent bites on children or other behavioral challenges.
Children can have the most amazing relationships with dogs if both are taught how to properly interact and respect each other....Read More
Shelter dog receiving training to overcome barrier frustration (also sometimes called barrier aggression)
Many dogs are reactive and will exhibit aggressive behaviors when they are behind a barrier, such as a gate, fence, crate or car window....Read More
Dog sniffing baby's toes. Preparing a baby and pets for meeting one another is a must.
Getting ready for a new family member is a busy, exciting time....Read More
These two dogs are playing, but the play could turn aggressive. Dog aggression should be carefully monitored.
Dog aggression is normal canine behavior. In the wild, dogs use aggressive behavior to hunt for food, to defend themselves, and to guard their territory....Read More
Medium-sized dog in a crate. She is being crate-trained.
Why should I consider crate training my dog? Dogs are hard-wired by their genetic history to be den animals. A den is a small, safe, well-defined space....Read More
White puppy in a crate
Crate training is a very important skill for any dog to have, and today we walk you through the steps of how to crate train your own dog....Read More