Adolescent Dogs

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

Dog Marking & House Soiling

Dog marking and house soiling may smell the same, but they are two entirely different things. Learn the difference as well as how to treat and prevent both behaviors.

by DogTime
March 4th, 2010

Stop dog chewing

How can I stop my puppy from chewing everything in sight?

by Nicole Wilde
March 31st, 2011

Transitioning dog from crate training

Question:How do you know when your dog no longer needs her crate for housetraining?Answer:When you transition your dog from long stretches inside her crate to extended periods outside her crate, do so gradually. Many people make the mistake of immediately offering the dog free reign of the house–and then are surprised to find accidents when […]

by Teoti Anderson
March 31st, 2011

Accidents in housetrained dogs

Question: Why is my housetrained dog suddenly having accidents? Answer: When you notice a sudden change in your pet’s elimination habits, the first step is to visit your veterinarian. Problems such as urinary tract infections, kidney disease, bladder stones, and gastrointestinal diseases can lead to inappropriate urination or defecation (in other words, changes in where […]

by Sheila Segurson
March 31st, 2011

How and when to end housetraining

The secret to effective housetraining is to ease out of it gradually. What you don’t want to do is suddenly give your puppy free access to the house. You’re just asking for accidents. Time to stop housetraining If your puppy hasn’t had an indoor accident in at least two weeks, slowly give her more freedom. […]

by DogTime
March 31st, 2011

Prevent dog collar sensitivity?

Question:How do I prevent my dog from getting sensitive about collar grabs?Answer:Twenty percent of dog bites occur when a family member grabs the dog by the scruff or collar. One doesn’t need to be a rocket scientist to figure out why. Obviously, the dog has learned that when people grab his collar, bad things often […]

by DogTime
May 25th, 2009

Dog collar sensitivity?

Question:My dog hates being grabbed by the collar. What can I do?Answer:It’s important to treat the problem. Twenty percent of dog bites occur when a family member grabs the dog by the scruff or collar. The dog’s learned that when he’s grabbed by the collar, bad things happen, and he reacts defensively.The last thing you […]

by Kelly Dunbar
May 25th, 2009

Adolescent Dogs

Just like human teens, dogs go through a stage where they're hyper, have short attention spans, and an irresistible urge to explore. Learn how to handle with your furry teen.

by DogTime
March 23rd, 2009
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