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Behavior

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

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.

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.

Woman in athletic clothing jogging up stairs in a tropical city with her two dogs on leashes running with her

You — yes you! — can be one of those fun people who runs with your dog. Just be smart about it.

An angry and hissing Siamese kitten standing on top of a laptop computer in the living room

You don’t have to suffer at the paws of your cat.

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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).

Owner serving dog food

No longer associate feeding time with growling time.

An angry and hissing Siamese kitten standing on top of a laptop computer in the living room

You don’t have to suffer at the paws of your cat.

Woman in a grey t-shirt and black overalls holding a sad looking ginger kitten

Why adopting two kittens may be easier (and better for them) than adopting one.

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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.

A woman in a parking lot kissing her dog.

Boundaries, folks. Boundaries.

A shy looking dog sitting on a couch.

Not all fearful dogs have been mistreated.

Black and White cat with its eyes closed laying on its back on a scarf

In this excerpt from her new book, Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy, animal behaviorist Zazie Todd shares science-backed insights into our cats’ moods.

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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.

Pet parent comforting anxious dog by holding their paw

Easy ways to calm your pup’s nerves.

A woman sitting on a couch with a dog.

Dogs and cats can’t read self-help books, so a veterinary behaviorist explains how your pet may benefit from being in treatment.

cat with the crystal toy in pink

Merci Collective founder Chani Ronez on her new collection of crystal and catnip-infused toys for cats.

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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.