Dog Behavior

5 Ways To Show Your Dog Love That They Can Understand

You’re absolutely crazy 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
August 9th

Is Your Dog Your Child?

When asked if I own a dog, I frequently find myself replying, “Yes, I have a dog.” But even then the word “have” implies that your dog is an object or a thing, a possession of sorts. Often, I delight in saying that I gave spiritual birth to a second child who just happens to be a dog.

by Colleen Paige
July 1st

Do’s And Don’ts Of Take Your Dog To Work Day

Business goes to the dogs on Friday, June 21st as workplaces across the country celebrate Take Your Dog To Work Day. But before you put a tie around your pup’s neck and print out an employee badge for Fido, take some common-sense steps to help the workday go smoothly for all involved.

by Kim Campbell Thornton
June 7th

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 23rd

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

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

Why Do Dogs Howl At The Moon?

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.

by Mike Clark
October 18th

The Dirt On Dogs Who Dig

Does your yard look like it's been hit by a meteor shower? Different dog breeds dig for different reasons. Learn why dogs dig and how to curb your dog's digging behavior.

by DogTime
August 31st, 2018

Keep Your Dog Mentally And Physically Fit

In order to be well-adjusted pets, dogs need both mental and physical stimulation on a daily basis. The desire to “keep busy” is deeply ingrained in the majority of dogs.

by DogTime
August 8th, 2018

Dogs And Fireworks: An Uneasy Combo

For animals, fireworks are scary, stressful, and make our four-legged friends flee — in fact, more dogs are lost on the 4th of July than any other day of the year.

by DogTime
June 28th, 2018

Treating Noise Anxiety In Dogs

Noise Anxiety is a very common problem for dogs across the country. The estimates vary, but somewhere between 5 million and 15 million dogs suffer from noise anxiety severe enough for their owners to seek help.

by DogTime
March 28th, 2018

New Dog? No Worries!

You wonder if you did the right thing getting a dog–particularly this dog? Troubleshooting advice for new dog owners.

by DogTime
March 27th, 2018

Help! My Dog Is Chasing Everything

Chasing can create dangerous situations for both your dog and his target. Curb your dog’s chasing obsession with our suggestions for treating and preventing dog chasing behavior.

by DogTime
March 27th, 2018
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