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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 small white Terrier mixed breed dog sitting on the couch with its collar in its mouth looking at its pet parent, a brunette man relaxing on the couch while another dog looks on form the side

New York Rep. Linda Rosenthal’s new bill puts pups first.

Dog with sleep startle reflex. Woman lays on her couch and gently wakes up her dog

“Let sleeping dogs lie” is more than just a confusing old saying.

Small tan dog on the lap of a woman in a protective stance

Dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s tips for dealing with a protective dog that’s taken their duties too far.

Ask a Vet

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

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.

Paw and Spin slow feeder bowl in baby pink with varying kinds of treats on and around it against a blue background

No more wiping up saliva-covered kibble.

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.

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.

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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Dog in high contrast lit hallway standing near a food bowl

It’s a gut thing: Your dog’s GI issues could be linked to their mental health.

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.

Man in park struggling to hold his Pitbull dog who is pulling on a leash

Dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s tips for turning a stressful walk into a chill stroll.

White dog laying on the couch looking guilty

Celebrity dog trainer Victoria Stilwell on how to keep your dog from using your living room as a toilet.

Scared tan dog against brick wall background

Remember, dogs have more than one emotion.

Brown dog with merle coat running towards the camera on a forest path with a woman standing in the fall distance calling out to him

The Wildest Collective dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s tips for getting a stubborn pup to listen up.