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Dog Behavior

Training a dog? We’ve got expert tips for the wackiest of behaviors.

basic obedience & training

Learn how to teach your pet basic obedience from the pros: potty training, crate training, even litter box training. Plus, how to find a professional trainer.

A woman kneeling down to pet a dog sitting in a pile of colorful leaves in the woods next to the dog's owner

Consent isn’t just for humans. Here’s how to respond when the answer isn’t so simple.

A woman sitting outside of a tent wearing a fedora and headphones shaking a dogs paw.

Uh, who else got that memo?

Woman in yellow wide leg pants standing next to a man with jeans holding the leash of their small adult dog in a grassy area

The Wildest Collective dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s tips for helping an adult dog learn to go outside in a new environment.

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behavioral issues

Dog barking? Cat scratching? Our experts have tips to help all sorts of behavior and aggression issues so your pet can earn that “good boy!” (or girl).

A woman kneeling down to pet a dog sitting in a pile of colorful leaves in the woods next to the dog's owner

Consent isn’t just for humans. Here’s how to respond when the answer isn’t so simple.

Richard Rosenthal is protecting animals who have historically gone underrepresented in the criminal justice system. These are his stories.

Dog is biting his dog harness to take the dog for a walk

(Mis)labeling behaviors does more harm than good.

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Training Program

Try these free training programs from our friends at Dogo to help with new dog life and basic obedience.

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behavior & body language

Tail wagging? Ear pinning? It all means something. We’ll show you how to understand your pet (and communicate with them) with guides to decode the weirdest body language and behavior.

A woman kneeling down to pet a dog sitting in a pile of colorful leaves in the woods next to the dog's owner

Consent isn’t just for humans. Here’s how to respond when the answer isn’t so simple.

Shiba inu dog sleeping in bed

Dogs need more sleep than humans. Here’s how much is healthy.

Four dogs running around in an enclosed outside area

Doggy daycare is more than just fun and games.

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anxiety & separation anxiety

Learn how to deal with separation anxiety (and other forms of pet anxiety) so they keep calm when you’re not together.

A black dog laying on the floor next to a container of "Native pet calming chews."

The brand’s transparently priced products soothed my dogs’ anxious habits.

Female dog trainer raising a treat above a beagle dog's head

“America’s Veterinarian” and the founder of Fear Free Pets, Dr. Marty Becker, on how this method makes vet visits, training sessions, and grooming appointments less stressful for pets.

A woman sitting with her arm around a dog enjoying a view of water.

There’s nothing to fear but fear itself — and a dog who won’t stop shaking when it thunders.

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Sudden scratching? Finicky food eater? Loose poop? Whatever pet health question is on your mind, our veterinary pros are here to help.

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