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  • 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 Fear Inhibit Learning in Dogs?

    Does Fear Inhibit Learning in Dogs?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • 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.

    Why Does My Dog Keep Licking His Lips Excessively?

    Why Does My Dog Keep Licking His Lips Excessively?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli53

  • 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

    Why Does My Dog Eat Socks and What Can I Do About It?

    Why Does My Dog Eat Socks and What Can I Do About It?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli16

  • 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.

    How to Stop a Dog From Biting His Tail

    How to Stop a Dog From Biting His Tail

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • 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.

    Help! My Dog Is Resource Guarding Random Areas

    Help! My Dog Is Resource Guarding Random Areas

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • 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.

    15 Causes of Panting in Dogs

    15 Causes of Panting in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • 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.

    Your Guide to Bull Terrier Socialization

    Your Guide to Bull Terrier Socialization

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • 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!

    Understanding Dog Arousal Problems

    Understanding Dog Arousal Problems

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli7

  • 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.

    Why Is My Dog Scared of Going Outside?

    Why Is My Dog Scared of Going Outside?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli70

  • 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.

    8 Reasons Why Your Dog Keeps Licking His Paws

    8 Reasons Why Your Dog Keeps Licking His Paws

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli40

  • 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.

    How to Stop Your Dog From Biting the Leash

    How to Stop Your Dog From Biting the Leash

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

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