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

Woman training her golden retriever puppy outside.
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Dogs Learn More If You Pet or Praise Them (Instead of Scolding), New Study Says

Yet another reason positive reinforcement is the way to go.

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.

Woman training her golden retriever puppy outside.

Yet another reason positive reinforcement is the way to go.

Dalmatian dog at the vet.

Keep calm and get blood drawn.

Cat sitting in a teal litter box

If you do nothing else, teach your cat to poop in their litter box (not your shoe).

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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).

Woman applies ointment to her hand.

When playtime gets a little rough, here’s how to take care of yourself.

Cat meowing at owner.

Just a small request to lower the volume, please.

Funny white cat plays on cat tree inside.

A question you may be asking after you observe any number of their behaviors...

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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.

Extremely blissed out cats on a psychedelic background

I’m so high right meow.

Reflection of a multi-colored rainbow on the face of a mixed breed dog sitting on the floor indoors

They can’t take in as many colors as you can, but their world isn’t just black and white.

Kurzhaar's dog eats grass, oats, happy puppy playing in the meadow

Your pup is literally vegging out—when it’s no big deal and when to worry.

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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.

Cat meowing at owner.

Just a small request to lower the volume, please.

Funny white cat plays on cat tree inside.

A question you may be asking after you observe any number of their behaviors...

A woman and a man grilling outside with a dog.

It’s the unofficial start of summer, and you don’t want to spend it at the emergency vet.

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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.