Dog Biting and Mouthing

DogSpeak: Understanding Canine Aggression

Aggression can be challenging for dog lovers to understand, and there are many reasons a dog might engage in aggressive behaviors. Here are a few things these behaviors might mean.

by DogTime
January 16th

Dog Nips At Ankles?

Though my dog is not aggressive, he gets so amped up when we have visitors that he starts nipping at their ankles. What should I do?

by Jerry Hope
April 8th, 2016

Preventing dog bites

by Carol Bryant of FIDO Friendly MagazineIn recognition of dog bite prevention week, FIDO Friendly had the opportunity to ask an expert to weigh in on the problem. Dr. Pam Reid is a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist (C.A.A.B.), and currently serves as Vice President of the Animal Behavior Center in ASPCA Animal Health Services. Dr. […]

by DogTime
March 31st, 2011

Stop dog chewing

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

by Nicole Wilde
March 31st, 2011

When to muzzle your dog

Question:When is muzzling a dog appropriate and can you recommend a certain kind?Answer:By and large, muzzles are used to keep a dog from biting or causing injury. There are two types of muzzles: nylon (also referred to as the “groomer’s muzzle”) and basket.Nylon muzzles consist of a wide strip of nylon that surrounds the dog’s […]

by Nicole Wilde
March 31st, 2011

Do Dangerous Dog Breeds Exist?

Our country seems to be in the grip of a dog-bite epidemic. Current statistics are approximately 4.7 million bites per year, with about 1 million of those bites requiring medical care. One to two dozen people each year in the United States will lose their lives to a dog attack. These numbers may actually be […]

by DogTime
July 23rd, 2009
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