Dogs : Common Behavior Issues

Golden retriever mix dog jumping up
Most puppies are so cute (and so short) that we allow them to jump up on us....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
dog counter surfing with their front paws up on the counter
You put food on the kitchen counter and turn your back. Moments later, the food has vanished, and your dog is standing next to the counter licking their lips....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
close-up of a black dog's nose
Chasing is a natural behavior for a dog, but when dogs chase cats in the home this behavior must be addressed. It can be stressful and even dangerous for a cat....Read More
dog displaying playful body language in a play bow
Just like people, dogs communicate using body language. Dog body language involves a dog’s entire body, not just their vocalizations or tail, for example....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
person cuddling with smiling dog
Getting a new dog requires some forethought and preparation to make the transition as smooth as possible for both you a...Read More
White dog wearing a no-pull dog harness and leash
If your dog is pulling on leash, you can utilize training as well as adding a no-pull dog harness, Halti, or Gentle Leader....Read More