Dogs

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
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
Brown and white dog in a crate
Why this is useful for your dog to know: Teaching your dog to be comfortable in a crate will have many benefits for both you and your dog....Read More
This woman chose just the right pet for her and her family: a medium-sized dog from the local shelter who is oh-so-sweet.
Sharing your life with an animal has great benefits and can bring you great joy....Read More
Tan and white dog with cataracts in his eyes
A dog develops a cataract when the lens of the eye clouds, which is caused by changes in the water balance in the lens or changes to the proteins within the lens....Read More