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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).

Two fearful adolescent dogs peeking through a slightly open door

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

Dog barking

Celebrity dog trainer Victoria Stilwell on the top five reasons dogs bark and how to get them to zip it.

2 dogs playing

If you adopted puppy siblings — and they fight nonstop — you could be dealing with littermate syndrome. Here’s everything you need to know.

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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.

German Shepherd puppy pulling at a branch

What to expect when your perfect puppy hits that unruly stage.

A calico tabby kitten chewing and tearing a roll of toilet tissue.

How to decode your cat’s chewing habits when they’re nibbling on all the things.

Golden retriever puppy upside down playing with a mans hands and attempting to play bite.

Those little razor teeth are no fun.

Man running with dalmatian dog on a leash in a backyard with grass

Why regular exercise can mean a less destructive dog and a happier you.

Young Man With Retriever Puppy

The research is confusing — here are some guidelines.

Gray and white cat walking out the door

Your kitty’s an explorer. Just keep their expeditions indoors.

New Dog Training Program

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

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Maine coon cat using the litter box.

And how you can encourage them to cover up after doing their business.

Cat hissing at a person attempting to pet its cheek

How to help your kitty warm up to your S.O.

Black and white cat in a shelter

And how to fix them.

Woman sitting in a cafe with her dog.

With patience and positive reinforcement, you can do a lot to make up for lost time with socialization.

Great Dane puppy and Husky meeting on leash out side.

Turns out, even experts have a hard time defining these terms.

A woman embraces her American Staffordshire terrier dog outdoor in the backyard.

And you should correct people about them, too. Pit Bulls need advocates.