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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.

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 shy looking dog sitting on a couch.

Not all fearful dogs have been mistreated.

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.

Mixed dog laying on the floor int he sun with an unsure look on her face

When your dog growls, they’re expressing their emotions. A study found that you’ll likely be able to understand what they’re feeling.

Two cats in a living room that appear to be arguing.

Between actual cats, people.

Dog lying on a brick street with a leash

Dog behaviorist Karen B. London’s 7 tips to help get your parked pet moving.

A woman with two playful dogs running after her.

The Wildest Collective dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s pro tips for getting a hyped-up dog to chill out.

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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 golden retriever running in a field.

Dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s pro tips for walking a pup that wants to chase everything that moves.

Greyhound dog biting and pulling his leash held by a woman in a red dress in the grass

Most dogs love walking, but some love chaos a little bit more.

Two fearful adolescent dogs peeking through a slightly open door

Turns out, the teenage years aren’t just tough for humans — they can be rough on dogs, too.

A cat sitting on a shelf with glassware.

Your brand new iPhone, antique figurine, full glass of water — they will swat it off the table. A cat behaviorist explains why.

cat biting person's hand

Don’t live in fear of your feline overlord. A veterinarian explains why cats bite (and what you can do to avoid their wrath).

Shy black dog walking with owner at the park.

Six animal behaviorists and I share our pro tips for boosting the confidence of a fearful dog.