Dog Behavior

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
January 15th

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
January 14th

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
December 29th

10 Dog Breeds That 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 23rd

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

Often, dog parents 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
November 26th

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 23rd

5 Ways To Cheer Up A Depressed Dog

If you’re 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
September 14th

5 Signs Your Dog Might Be Unhappy Or Depressed

When it comes to our beloved dogs, we tend to think of them at their best, tongues out while running and playing in the backyard and having a great time. But sometimes things affect our dogs emotionally, which can lead to anxiety and depression. Here’s how to spot the signs of depression in your dog.

by Jean Andrei
September 10th

5 Ways To Show Your Dog Love That They Can Understand

You’re absolutely wild about your dog, and you’re not afraid to show it. But all the treats, toys, fancy collars, and comfy beds can’t let your dog know just how special they are to you. Here are a few ways you can express your love to your dog that they’ll understand.

by Mike Clark
September 3rd

Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?

Eating poop is actually not all that uncommon among dogs. It’s called coprophagia, and it’s generally a natural behavior with a few different causes. So why is your dog eating poop? Here are some possible reasons.

by Mike Clark
September 3rd

Gardening With Dogs: 5 Tips To Keep Your Pup Safe

While it’s always a wonderful treat to have fresh fruits and veggies available, it’s important to note that gardens and gardening can be veritable hazards for those who live with dogs. Chemicals, sharp tools, and even plants, themselves, can can quickly cause an emergency for dogs.

by Beth Meadows
September 2nd
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