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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).

Dog barking

The top five reasons dogs bark—and how to get them to chill a bit.

Labrador retriever licking their lips

What to do when your dog has questionable tastes.

A woman wearing a knit sweater holding a dog close on the floor of her bedroom.

Train your dog to stay calm when they’re on their own — instead of sad-singing All By Myself until you come home.

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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.

Shiba inu dog sitting on kitchen counter in a trailer home

Celebrity dog trainer Victoria Stilwell’s pro tips for keeping paws off your charcuterie platter this holiday season.

Afghan hound dog mid jump in an open grass field

If your dog loses their sh*t over anything—from a squirrel to a guest. Here are some tips to curtail that.

Big dog says hello to a dinner guest sitting at the table

Expert advice for people with dogs who jump, bark, and generally go nuts when people come over.

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.

White Shepherd mix dog wearing a pink muzzle while sitting on the grass with sunset cliffs and the ocean in the background

How the misunderstood training tool actually empowers dogs to be “happy, fulfilled, and living their best lives.”

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.

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A dog resting its face on a dinner table.

5 tips for keeping your dog out of trouble on Thanksgiving.

Adult German Shepherd dog plays with a puppy on the lawn

Don’t worry; it’s just a phase!

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.

Two dogs being playful outside on a grassy hill.

Advice on how to deal with your dog’s humping habit.

illustration of multi-colored dogs

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

Woman trains with a young husky on a dog training field

The questions to ask and credentials to look out for to find the right trainer for your dog, according to a pro.