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

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Most Dogs Don’t Really Like Being Hugged, New Study Finds

Yeah, it’s kind of heartbreaking, but your loving embrace might be stressing your pup out.

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.

Side view portrait of black young woman playing with cute Shih Tzu dog and doing dog training.

Here’s your guide to how treats can help as your new pup is learning all the things.

A woman with two playful dogs running after her.

The Wildest Collective dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s pro tips for getting a hyped-up dog to chill out.

Woman teaching her dog how to stay.

The first rule of thumb for you: patience.

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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 with two playful dogs running after her.

The Wildest Collective dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s pro tips for getting a hyped-up dog to chill out.

Golden retriever puppy upside down playing with a mans hands and attempting to play bite.

Those little razor teeth are no fun.

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem.

As a behaviorist, the South Dakota governor's actions horrify me for several reasons.

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New Dog 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.

corgi giving woman puppy dog eyes begging for food

Apparently wild dogs can be pretty cute, too.

Man holding his small brown dog.

Cue the Phoebe Bridgers—your pup may just soak up your tears.

Woman hugging her dog.

Yeah, it’s kind of heartbreaking, but your loving embrace might be stressing your pup out.

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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 woman and a man grilling outside with a dog.

It’s the unofficial start of summer, and you don’t want to spend it at the emergency vet.

Large brown dog looking at vacuum cleaner.

Fireworks and thunderstorms aren’t the only things that make them say, “No, thanks!


Woman lying on bed with dog, dog is looking up at the woman and licking her in the face

And when you want to draw the line at too many kisses.

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