Dog Behavior

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

Why Do Dogs Howl At The Moon?

October 26th is Howl At The Moon Day! Do dogs really howl more at a full moon? Do they think it’s a ball that they’ll never be able to fetch? Here are a few of the reasons your pooch gets loud like a lunar lunatic and howls at the moon.

by Mike Clark
October 3rd

Made To Love Dogs: How Our Genes Make Us True Canine Lovers

In a recent study conducted on tendencies for dog ownership, a team of scientists examined information from over 35,000 pairs of twins twins for any possibility of genetic component for dog preference. The results show that genes have a significant influence on whether a person will get a dog for a pet.

by Gel Galang
October 1st

Study Shows Dogs Fill Men & Women’s Lives Differently

One research poll suggests that the reason for getting a pet may be influenced by your gender attributes. A national poll that surveyed over 600 single men and women found that they had different reasons for bringing home a loving pooch. Here are the results.

by Gel Galang
October 1st

Is Your Dog Stressed? Here Are 5 Possible Signs

Believe it or not, our canine companions get stressed. The circumstances and degrees of this can vary from dog to dog since no two are alike, but it’s nevertheless it’s something important of which all dog owners must be wary.

by Beth Meadows
September 3rd

5 Ways To Cheer Up A Depressed Dog

If you are close with your pooch, then it isn’t hard to figure if they’re feeling down. If you happen to find your dog’s mood change for the worse, here are five ways to cheer them up when they feel depressed.

by Jean Andrei
August 27th
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