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Bringing a New Dog Home: Preventing Problems
Before you bring your new dog home, there are a number of ways that you can prepare for the new addition to your family....
Dog Bites Child: How to Prevent This Scenario
Children can have the most amazing relationships with dogs if both are taught how to properly interact and respect each other....
Dog Body Language
Just like people, dogs communicate using body language. Your dog is communicating with his entire body, not just his tail or his voice....
Dog Chasing Cat: Tips for Stopping This Behavior
Chasing is a natural instinct for a dog, but it is not appropriate behavior in your home when directed toward your cat....
Dog Chewing and How to Redirect It
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....
Dog Counter-Surfing: Prevention and Deterrents
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....
Dog Escapes: How to Keep Dogs from Getting Away
Is your dog escaping from the yard or your home? Here are two reasons your dog may be motivated to try to get away:...
Dog Head Halters
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....
Dog Jumping Up
Most puppies are so cute (and so short) that we allow them to jump up on us....
Dog Marking and Peeing in the House
Urine marking in dogs is territorial behavior. An intact (uncastrated) male dog will instinctively mark his territory with his urine....
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