Dogs

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
Training Plan: Teaching ‘Sit’
Why this cue is useful for your dog to know: You can ask your dog to sit whenever he is doing something rude, such as jumping up on you or counter surfing....Read More
Senior dog with excited urination issues. There are strategies for correcting submissive and excited urination in dogs.
Note: Although advances in behavior science* have led to the debunking of using words such as “submissive” and “dominant” to describe a dog’s personality or emotional state...Read More
A shy tabby cat
“Shy” is a word that many people use to describe dogs and cats who are fearful....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
Senior dog out on a walk with his person
As happens with humans, dogs often slow down both physically and mentally as they get older....Read More
This rescued dog's person is rehabilitating him using positive techniques.
This toolkit offers information on how to rehabilitate an under-socialized dog from a puppy mill or hoarding situation, with information about working with dogs using gentl...Read More
Poodle mix dog. Please adopt, don't buy, your next pet.
Wondering whether to adopt or buy a dog or cat?...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