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Behavior

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

Dog investigating frozen lake shore.
behavior

Why Are Dogs Obsessed With Sniffing the Snow?

And why you deserve a pat on the back for indulging them.

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.

A Burma breed cat on a leashed harness sitting near a feet of a girl at a pedestrian crossing.

Adventure Cats author Laura Moss’s step-by-step guide for hitting the streets with your cat.

Two Dogs Sitting in Back Yard.

Having an older, wiser dog around can be a big plus.

A cute Pit Bull Terrier mixed breed dog listening with a head tilt.

I’m baffled by the number of names I call my dog. Is my dog baffled, too?

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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).

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.

profile portrait of grumpy a ginger dog, inside on a golden retro velvet armchair

This study found that cranky pups are actually very fast social learners.

Labrador retriever licking their lips

What to do when your dog has questionable tastes.

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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.

Black cat jumping from the table to the closet.

Seriously, your kitty’s a little Olympian.

A cute Pit Bull Terrier mixed breed dog listening with a head tilt.

I’m baffled by the number of names I call my dog. Is my dog baffled, too?

Cat making a disgusted face.

Their noses are as powerful as they are cute.

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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.

Woman lying on bed with dog, dog is looking up at the woman and licking her in the face

How many kisses is too many kisses?

woman with black hair shrugs down at dog up on hind legs

A new study says your pup could fall into one of these categories based on their reactions to real-life events.

A dog resting its face on a wooden table.

A study confirms our pets can have heartbreaking reactions to the loss of a canine companion.

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