Dog Behavior

Noise Anxiety In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & 5 Ways To Treat It

Noise anxiety in dogs is a phobia or strong feeling of fear around loud noises, like sounds from fireworks or thunderstorms. It can result in many anxious behaviors or even cause dogs to bolt out of fear and get lost. Here’s what you should know, including treatment options.

by DogTime
June 25th

5 Eating Disorders That Can Affect Dogs

While eating disorders are well known in humans, not many people know about the eating disorders that affect dogs. Animals have different reasons for having unusual eating habits, but they can be just as troubling for concerned pet parents. Here are six eating disorders that can affect dogs.

by Mike Clark
June 8th

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Most dog owners can tell you that the head tilt means a dog is intrigued and experiencing something out of the ordinary. But why do they do it? Well, there are a few reasons your dog might be doing that adorable tip of the noggin.

by Mike Clark
May 27th

Can Your Dog Tell How Long You’ve Been Gone?

We know the difference between an hour, day, week, month, year, and so on because of the way we experience, record, and remember time. Are dogs capable of telling time the same way? Do they have emotional responses based on how much time has passed?

by Mike Clark
May 22nd

How Do You Get Your Neighbor’s Dog To Stop Barking?

If your neighbor’s dog won’t stop barking, it can go beyond a minor annoyance. A barking dog who doesn’t belong to you can disrupt your sleep, ruin your peace of mind, or become a headache-inducing nuisance. Here are a few ways you can put a stop to a noisy neighbor pooch.

by Mike Clark
March 23rd

Dog Growling: What It Means And What You Should Do

Growling is one of the many ways dogs communicate, and it’s important for humans who interact with dogs to understand what it means and the proper way to react. Here are what the different types of growls mean and ways you can react once you understand them.

by Mike Clark
February 12th

January Is National Train Your Dog Month

January is National Train Your Dog Month, so make a resolution to learn something new with your four-legged friend. Help spread the word all throughout the month of January. Here’s what you need to know about National Train Your Dog Month.

by DogTime
January 1st

10 Dog Breeds Who Love The Snow [VIDEOS]

Winter starts on December 21st and lasts until March. It’s time to bring out the doggy boots, coats, and cold-weather gear to keep your pup from being miserable on those chilly walks. But some dog breeds love the snow! To them, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.

by Mike Clark
December 17th

How Can I Get A Dog To Trust Me?

Gaining a dog’s trust is one of the most important factors in any relationship between a human and a canine. This is especially so if you’re meeting a rescue dog who might have been mistreated before, or one who hasn’t been correctly socialized. Here are a few steps you can take to earn a dog’s trust.

by Phillip Mlynar
November 21st

How To Stop Dogs From Destructive Chewing

Is chewing a destructive behavior? Here’s the simplest answer: Only if your dog is chewing on the wrong thing. Making sure your dog chews only on appropriate things will help keep them–and your belongings–safe. Here are a few ways you can redirect your dog’s chewing and put a stop to the unwanted behavior.

by DogTime
November 20th

3 Things Dogs Do Before Lying Down To Rest–And Why

If you’re a pet parent, then you might have seen your dog do a sort of show and dance before they snuggle into their beds. If you’re wondering if this behavior is normal, don’t worry–it is, and it’s something they’ve inherited from their wild canine ancestors a long time ago.

by Jean Andrei
October 30th

Do Dogs Dream? If So, What Do Dogs Dream About?

Often, dog owners think those little leg twitches or tiny “yips” that comes out while their pups are sleeping have to do with the things their dogs are dreaming about. But do dogs dream? Or are those little twitches completely random? And if they do dream, what do they dream about?

by Maggie Clancy
October 23rd
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