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  • It is not uncommon for two dogs to fight over an owner's attention. What causes this type of issue and how can it be solved? Learn more about dogs fighting over owners.

    Dealing With Two Dogs Fighting Over the Owner

    Dealing With Two Dogs Fighting Over the Owner

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli13

  • 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.

    Exercises for Preventing Resource Guarding in Puppies

    Exercises for Preventing Resource Guarding in Puppies

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli1

  • Discover some pretty common reasons why your female dog is humping. You will also find simple techniques for stopping humping behavior in your k9.

    Why Female Dogs Hump

    Why Female Dogs Hump

    by India Arnold31

  • 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.

    Help, My Dog Is Aggressive When Woken Up

    Help, My Dog Is Aggressive When Woken Up

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • Knowing how to introduce a new puppy to an older dog is important considering that resident dogs may not be too enthusiastic about sharing their household with another dog, especially a puppy with little manners. The process takes some time, but there are strategies to make the process smoother.

    How to Introduce a New Puppy to an Older Dog

    How to Introduce a New Puppy to an Older Dog

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli0

  • A dog killing a cat is surely something unpleasant to witness and a very unfortunate occurrence. Understanding what may have happened can be helpful, but often instinct takes over.

    Why Did My Dog Kill My Cat?

    Why Did My Dog Kill My Cat?

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli88

  • 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 Farricelli55

  • 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.

    9 Reasons Why Your Dog Keeps Licking His Paws

    9 Reasons Why Your Dog Keeps Licking His Paws

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli57

  • 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.

    Canine Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or C-PTSD in Dogs

    Canine Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or C-PTSD in Dogs

    by David A Cohen2

  • The signs of healthy, normal play in dogs are the result of good socialization and the dog's ability to communicate amicable intentions. Good dog play involves dogs who are having fun and look forward to the interaction. Learn how dogs use signals to emphasize their intent to do no harm.

    Signs of Healthy, Normal Play in Dogs

    Signs of Healthy, Normal Play in Dogs

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

  • If your heeler puppy won't stop biting, rest assured, you are not alone. These puppies have a reputation for being quite a handful in the biting department due to their ancestry. Teaching a heeler puppy to stop biting requires patience and determination.

    How to Stop a Cattle Dog Puppy (Heeler) From Biting

    How to Stop a Cattle Dog Puppy (Heeler) From Biting

    by Adrienne Janet Farricelli3

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