Ever noticed your dog sitting with his legs kicked to one side or his knees flopping outwards? Maybe he rolls onto one hip like he is about to lay down. That is the 'lazy', 'sloppy' or puppy sit, and it is something every dog owner should be aware of because it could mean your dog is in pain.
Is your dog sleeping excessively, not playing, and no longer interested in walks? This article will provide you with ten methods to cheer your dog up.
If your dog is aggressive when woken up, you are right to be concerned. Your dog may act out of character when startled from a deep sleep even if during the day he is the sweetest dog. The aggression may lead to bites, and you may be put in a potentially dangerous situation.
Canine PTSD (C-PTSD) is a syndrome that may affect both military work dogs and dogs abused by previous owners. Previously abused dogs can be very hard to handle, and a prospective owner should be aware of the disorder.
What important developments take place when puppies are seven weeks old? Understand the various changes in their minds and bodies to become a well-informed puppy owner.
If your dog is large and looks fierce, you may want to prove that she is not dangerous before anything happens. Here are some steps you can take to protect her.
Are your two female dogs not getting along and fighting? Learn what may be triggering such fights and how to deal with the problem.
Preventing resource guarding in puppies is a fundamental process that is often overlooked. There are countless puppy owners looking for ways to stop puppies from resource guarding and countless resources on how to do just that, but there's little literature covering prevention.
Is your dog barking and whining excessively? There are chances you are unknowingly rewarding such behavior by giving attention. Learn some strategies to reduce such behaviors.
Some dogs eat socks: we all know this. But if your dog ate a sock, it could be a real problem. Many sock-eating dogs land on the surgery table. Here's a brief guide on what to do to prevent this behavior.
If your dogs are fighting instead of just playing, you need to figure out the trigger that is causing the aggression and implement methods to help them get along.
Living with an aggressive dog can be very difficult, but there are ways to manage your dog's aggression.
Urine marking in dogs can be caused by a variety of factors. It's not just a trickle of urine; rather, it's a form of communication. Why are dogs urine marking and what are they trying to say?
Learn what submissive behaviors your dog might be showing and tips on how to stop this problem by building up his confidence. Stop this behavior before it turns into fear biting.
A dog barking in a hotel room can be a big problem that can cost you your hotel stay. Management may ask you to leave if your dog is disruptive to other guests. Fortunately, there are several ways to stop or significantly reduce your dog's barking.
Have you ever wondered if your dog loves you? The bond of the owner with the dog explains a lot behind dog behavior. If you find that some of these don't apply, don't worry! Tips are provided to give your pet the best possible life (and become the person your dog loves).