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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 trying to call her brown dog to come back while out walking.

Upgrading your pup’s recall training from accidental to intentional.

A man with long brown hair playing tug -of-war with his Golden Retriever dog outside on a wet tennis court

Behavior correction, Mary Poppins style: Turn a job into a game.

two dogs meeting on leashes

 Trainer Charlie DiBono warns against these greetings on all fronts.

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Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 48 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

Golden retriever dogs chasing each other through a yard in play.

These apparent canine meccas can pose real risks to your dog’s overall safety.

pet lover concept with mini dog on woman leg. sitting in room at home

How to teach your pup to play nice.

Australian shephard and Corgi mix play fighting outside

A PSA to pay better attention to our best friends’ body language.

Scruffy dog tugging on leash as owner is pulling it

Instead of focusing on the negatives, here’s what you should do instead.

profile portrait of grumpy a ginger dog, inside on a golden retro velvet armchair

This study found that cranky pups are actually very fast social learners.

Golden Retrieve dog running in the grass outside, playfully chasing a flirt pole held by a man in blue jeans

Get out the toys and puzzles.

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

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A woman sitting on the floor of her bedroom feeding her dog a treat.

Yes — and no. Here’s why positive-reinforcement training matters.

A Golden Doodle puppy chewing on a bully stick while laying on a bright colored pillow on a black couch

When those little razors start biting, keep these tips in mind.

Two colorful Great Danes illustration.

This study says it’s actually less about what’s in their DNA and more about what’s on it.

African American man with braids sitting on his bed using his computer with his dog next to him also looking at the computer

Like most things in 2023, there’s a Zoom link for this.

illustration of multi-colored dogs

It’s important to remember that dogs are individuals, so training isn’t one-size-fits-all.

Small dog humps its teddy bear toy on the room floor

No less than 7 animal behaviorists weigh in on what’s behind all of this bumping and grinding.