Dog Behavior

Can Dogs 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 15th

What Is Your Dog Parenting Style?

Some pet parents are more attentive. Meanwhile, others sit in the shade, talking on the phone or reading a book, barely paying attention to their dog. There are a wide variety of dog parenting styles out there. Which on describes your style?

by Vicki Clinebell
April 26th

Do Dogs Scratch The Ground To Communicate?

Dog paws have scent glands, which can enhance the olfactory message that they create and transmit to other dogs. They can use scratching as a way to communicate with another pup via their paws.

by Gel Galang
March 14th

Pet Behaviorists May Help Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

Maybe your dog becomes extremely nervous or acts out when you leave. This may no longer be a case of your pup missing you—it might be separation anxiety. A pet behaviorist may be able to help you train the anxiety away.

by Gel Galang
March 7th

How Petting And Gazing Into Your Dog’s Eyes Help You Bond

Do you ever look into your dog’s eyes and feel filled with love? New research from Japan suggests that those loving looks at your dog might be the “oxytocin gaze,” and the feelings of adoration go both ways.

by Gel Galang
February 22nd

Study Shows Dogs Can Detect Malaria Just By Sniffing Socks

According to a new study, dogs can immediately know which children need treatment for malaria with a simple whiff from their socks. Researchers claim that this can add to existing low-cost tests for malaria and help detect the disease in group settings.

by Gel Galang
February 12th

Study Shows Dog Genes Link To Behavior And Personality

Researchers undertook an ambitious study to pin down how a dog’s genes and breed affect their behavior and personality. They found that some traits, like trainability, chasing, and aggression, can be inherited.

by Gel Galang
January 18th

January Is National Train Your Dog Month

This January is National Train Your Dog Month, so make a New Year’s Resolution to learn something new with your four-legged friend. Your pup will appreciate it all year long!

by DogTime
January 15th

Dog Is Suddenly Aggressive Toward Other Dogs

Why is your dog suddenly aggressive toward other dogs? Without meeting your dog, it’s impossible to know for sure. That said, here are some of the most common reasons dogs begin to show aggression toward other dogs.

by Nicole Wilde
December 26th
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