How To Tame A Teething Puppy

Why Puppies Bite? There are a number of reasons puppies nip, bite, and chew. This behavior starts before puppies even leave the litter—as soon as they begin to develop teeth, they begin receiving feedback on their bite strength from their mothers and litter mates. With their litters, puppies learn that biting other puppies hard will … Read more

Yelp!! My Dog Eats His Poop

Out of all the disgusting habits our beloved dogs have – like drinking from the toilet, rolling in swamp muck, licking their butts—nothing tops the disgusting practice of eating poop. There’s a scientific name for this habit—coprophagia —and also both behavioral and physiologic reasons why some dogs view dung as a delicacy. If you have … Read more

Teach Your Dog To Love His Vet

Does your dog hate the vet’s clinic? It is common for dogs to have a fear of veterinarians. There is plenty of poking, prodding and other unpleasant things happening during your dog’s typical vet visit, so it’s no wonder he dislikes it. On the flip side, there are many dogs out there who absolutely love … Read more

Ways To Help Your Dog’s Fear Of Loud Sounds

With festivals just around the corner, sounds of drums, loud music and fireworks popping up all over; some dogs have every reason to hide. Unfortunately for a dog that is afraid of noise, no amount of explaining or consoling will help. Noise Anxiety is a very common problem for dogs across the country. The estimates vary, … Read more

How To Chose A Good Dog Trainer

Whether you have a brand new puppy or an old dog you’d like to teach some new tricks, working with a trainer to help ensure your dog is a well-behaved and safe member of the family is always a good idea.  However, considering there are so many methods and practices in dog training today, how … Read more

How To Stop Your Dog From Jumping

Why Do Dogs Jump Up? Why do dogs jump up? A plausible explanation arises from their ways of communicating with each other. A puppy greeting an adult dog often licks the adult’s muzzle — a polite, deferential behavior. Dogs, of course, descend from wolves, among whom muzzle-licking is how pups get the grownups to regurgitate … Read more

How To Stop Your Dog From Begging

<a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/18160325/?claim=g4h3ndaqssb”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> A common complaint among pet parents , heard around many dining tables, is that the dog begs during meals and in doing so creates a nuisance. Many dog owners find it challenging to break their dog of this habit, and don’t realize they may be contributing to the problem.However, … Read more