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
April 27th

Dog Growling: What It Means & 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
March 9th

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
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