We are often told that fear inhibits learning in dogs and that their cognitive functions can shut down, but how true is this theory? This is a question worth pondering.
Does your dog keep licking his lips or nose repeatedly? Does it look like he's just licking the air? There are several medical and behavioral causes for lip smacking—some benign and some serious.
If your dog ate a sock, consider that a dog eating socks is quite a problematic behavior, considering that sock eating in dogs may land the dog on the surgery table. Here's a brief guide on what to do
To stop a dog from biting his or her tail, you will first have the determine the underlying cause of the behavior so that it can be addressed accordingly.
Dogs see color differently than humans. Read on to learn what colors they do see and how smart trainers can use that knowledge to their advantage.
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.
When a dog starts resource guarding territory, it is challenging to know where the designated space begins and where it ends. This behavior can be triggered by a number of factors.
Living with an aggressive dog can be very difficult, but there are ways to manage your dog's aggression.
There are many causes for panting in dogs. Dogs don't just pant when they are hot or after exercising, so it's important to understand why they are panting, what it means, and several potential underlying causes.
Bullies are often cited as the clowns of the dog world. However, responsible owners recognize that the breed requires a degree of training to ensure acceptable social behavior outside of the home.
Are your dog's arousal levels getting a bit too high? Are your dealing with dog arousal biting, or worse, do you see the first signs of arousal causing aggression. If so, you need to intervene fast!
Why do dogs eat strange things (like grass) and is it dangerous? Is it in their nature, due to boredom or a nutrient deficiency, or because of a disease? Let's explore the possibilities.
Does your dog eat rocks or sticks? Here is why they do it and learn what you can do to help them stop this behavior.
Why is my dog scared of going outside? There may be several reasons. Here are several exercises to help your dog overcome fear and enjoy the yard again.
If your dog is constantly licking his feet, there may be an underlying health issue. Learn the causes and treatments to help give your pup relief and prevent him from licking his paws raw.
There are several techniques you can use to help stop your dog from biting the leash, but it's important to understand why your dog is leash biting in the first place. Here are some strategies you can use to stop this behavior.