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Why Won’t My Dog Share His Favorite Things?

Is your dog possessive of his toys, bones, treats, beds, or even his favorite humans? Behaviorists refer to this as resource guarding and it can be very a serious problem. Some dogs are so intent on protecting an item that they become aggressive towards other...

10 Ways Your Dog’s Body Tells You What They Are Thinking

Did you know that wolves and wild dogs don’t often communicate by bark in the wild? Barking seems to be a form of communication dogs use just for us – their noisy human friends. Your dog has so many things to tell you, important things like  “I lov...

5 Quirky Things Dogs Do And Why They Do It

Dogs have lots of unusual behaviors that make us laugh. Sometimes it’s pretty easy to guess why t...

5 Strategies For When Your Dog Doesn’t Listen

Everyone wants their furry companion to be a well-mannered member of the family, but like people, d...

10 Signs That A “Service Dog” Is Actually A Fake

You’re out shopping when you turn the corner to find a cute dog browsing the merchandise. You...

5 Reasons Playtime Is Vital For Your Dog’s Health, No Matter Their Age

Letting your dog indulge in a long game of fetch or a romp through the park may seem like it’s...

5 Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make When Socializing Your Dog

Socialization is a key part of raising a happy and well-mannered canine citizen. From the time they...

Why Does My Dog Ignore Me?

Every pup parent has been ignored when trying to give their dog commands. Maybe your companion won&...

Study Shows Pups Raised With “Tough Love” Make Better Guide Dogs

Researchers at The Seeing Eye training school in New Jersey have discovered that puppies whose mot...

6 Signs Your Dog Is Secretly Living With Pain

Dogs can be in pain for a variety of reasons, be it injury or illness. While sudden injuries are lik...

Study Shows That Dogs Prefer Certain Genres Of Music (You’ll Be Surprised!)

Millions of pet owners leave the TV, iPod, or some form of background noise playing to help sooth t...

Fear Aggression In Dogs And How To Help

Did you know that there are 21 different types of aggression in dogs? Fear aggression is the most c...

Is It Safe For My Dog To Chew Sticks?

Everyone knows dogs love to chew on sticks, and seeing your pup dash away and proudly trot back wit...

If Your Dog Only Learns One Command, It Should Be This

Each dog parent has the personal choice to decide on the level of training their pup receives. Depe...

Stuffed Toy Helps Rescue Dog Mourn The Loss Of His Lamb BFF

In 2015 two very special animals came into Janell Jensen’s life. The Idaho native has a soft ...

New Findings On Behavior Testing May Save Thousands Of Shelter Dogs From Euthanasia

For many years, shelters have been using behavioral assessments to determine which dogs can be adop...

4 Things You Should Know About Your Dog’s Tail

We love every part of our dogs, including their tails. There are so many different varieties (curly...

5 Crucial Reasons To Stop Scolding Your Dog

It can happen to the best of us. You come home from work and find that your dog made a mess. They w...

Why Does My Dog Bow?

If you’ve got a happy or playful dog, you’ve probably seen her bow. She looks at you, s...

Why Does My Dog Roll Over To Show Me His Belly?

Your dog does a lot of cute things to get your attention, and rolling onto their back to show you t...

Why Does My Dog Cover Her Face With Her Paws?

Do you often wonder what your dog is trying to tell you? Since they don’t have the physical abili...

6 Things Your Dog’s Bark Is Telling You

Dogs are extremely vocal animals. They use a series of barks, growls, howls, whines and yips to com...

Why Does My Dog Sit On My Feet?

Have you ever stayed up way past your bedtime because getting up from the sofa and going to bed wou...

Genetic Syndrome In Humans May Help Explain Friendliness In Dogs

Researchers have found an interesting similarity between the genes of hyper-friendly dogs and human...

Turns Out We’re So In Sync With Our Dogs, We Share Emotions

Those of us who are very in tune with our dogs always know how they’re feeling, and find that...

5 Reasons Your Dog May Be Digging & How To Stop It

We love our dogs and their quirky habits, but sometimes, they can get destructive! One behavior tha...

Can You Teach A Dog To Like Cats?

There are some dogs who love their feline friends at first sight, but then there are others who see...

6 Methods For Safely Breaking Up A Dog Fight

Witnessing a fight between two dogs is a terrifying experience for any pawrent, especially if one o...

How To Train A Dog That Isn’t Motivated By Treats

Most dogs are willing to do just about anything for the chance at a tasty treat. That kind of food ...

The Way Dogs Choose Their Favorite Person May Surprise You

You would think that a dog’s favorite person would be whoever gives them the most food and attent...

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