Dog Behavior

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

Canine Comfort: Dogs Read Our Emotions To Help Us Feel Better

It’s unclear as to whether dogs are feeling empathetic to human emotions or if they’re simply able to determine our moods by our body language. But one thing is for sure: they know something is different. They want to comfort us and make us feel better.

by Erin Faith Wilson
August 24th

4 Real World Examples of Dog Body Language

Your dog will have a few behaviors that can tell you exactly how they’re feeling about the people and dogs they meet on their travels. But what are those behaviors, and how do we understand dog body language?

by John Woods
August 5th

Why Does My Dog Lean On Me?

Most dog parents have experienced a pooch leaning on their legs at least once in their lives. Your dog simply sits or stands next to you and casually leans a bulk of their weight against your calf. But why do they do it?

by Maggie Clancy
July 22nd

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
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