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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.

woman with black hair shrugs down at dog up on hind legs

A new study says your pup could fall into one of these categories based on their reactions to real-life events.

A dog resting its face on a wooden table.

A study confirms our pets can have heartbreaking reactions to the loss of a canine companion.

Bodil Jane illustration, someone waters a garden with a brown dog in it

Your personality may actually have something to do with your pet’s personality.

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Puppy with one ear up an done ear down.

There’s a lot more to your pup’s furry appendages than you might think.

Dog investigating frozen lake shore.

And why you deserve a pat on the back for indulging them.

Curly haired woman with tattoos holding her Labradoodle dog up to her face in a tender embrace

The connection between people and dogs is the stuff of legend.

A woman sitting on a floor resting her head on the edge of a couch watching her dog sleep nearby.

What to do when you don’t feel the close bond you want.

Beautiful woman sleeping with her pet jack russell terrier dog on sofa in living room at home.

Finally, some good (and really cute) news.

Man hugging his fluffy white dog happily

How the “love hormone” oxytocin connects us with our pups.

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A beautiful trained cute puppy obediently obeys the commands of its female owner at home.

Your little cutie is growing up in many ways—look out for these big stages as they do.

Woman and her Dalmatian puppy look in the mirror at their reflections.

Here’s why dogs know who they are more by smell than by sight.

Shiba inu dog sneezing.

It’s adorable, but there are actual reasons behind this behavior.

Dog Barking In Nature Next To Its Owner.

Two trainers advocate against using these devices—here’s why.

Staffordshire bull terrier wagging it's tail outside.

Science is getting to the bottom of why dogs are such tail-talkers.

a dog looking at a person holding multiple treats

This study finds that dogs can process numbers in a similar fashion to their humans.