Some dogs will let you know when they’re in pain in obvious ways, but others act more stoic. Some dogs will try to hide their pain as a natural survival instinct. Here are six signs that your dog might be feeling pain and what you should do about it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our reader noticed her dog takes his food out of his bowl and eats it on the living room rug. What’s the deal? Why is her pup having meals on-the-go and getting crumbs all over the house? Dear Labby has some advice.
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?
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!
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.
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.
They brought their father home to pass with his family and loved ones but the neighbor's Beagle, who was described as the "sensitive type" insisted on sitting with them…
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.
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.
Once you get your pup or dog, regardless the age, introduce him to lots of different people.
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.
Some say that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than ours but that may depend on what the dog has been up to that day. Many love doggie kisses but there’s more involved…
Would you know what to do if your dog was choking? What if he was hit by a car or collapsed on a walk? What you do, or don’t do at that critical time will make a difference…
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.
You wonder if you did the right thing getting a dog–particularly this dog? Troubleshooting advice for new dog owners.
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.
My puppy is constantly biting my pant legs. What can I do?