Dog Training

Why is My Recently Adopted Puppy Growling?

Why is My Recently Adopted Puppy Growling?

Q: I recently adopted a 12-week-old Miniature Schnauzer puppy. He’s super-cute but very jealous of me. If I pet my other dog, he gets growly. My niece kissed...more
How Can I Stop My Dog from Peeing on Strangers?

How Can I Stop My Dog from Peeing on Strangers?

How can I stop my dog from peeing on people’s shoes when we’re at the dog park? My 18-month old Bouvier has recently started raising his leg and peeing on...more
The Best Way To Greet Your Dog

The Best Way To Greet Your Dog

Recent research shows that the way you greet your dog after a short or long separation makes a huge difference to the dog. Whenever I return home or come down...more
Perfect Puppy

6 Steps to the Perfect Puppy

Few experiences in life match the joy a new puppy brings. The frolicking, affection, and sheer innocence brighten everyone’s day and add a sweet sense of...more
Dog Bully

My Dog is a Bully

Q: I have three Chihuahuas. They all spend the nights together in their own bedroom (my bathroom) where they have the same beds, pee mats, water bowls, and...more
Poop Eating

Why is My Dog Eating Poop?

Q: We love, love, love Stewart, our senior Miniature dapple Dachshund. We have had him for a year and a half now. He is a perfect boy in every way…well, almost...more
Crazy by Crating

Made Crazy by Crating

Q: I’m attempting to get my dog accustomed to being in a crate/carrier so that she can travel with me in-cabin when I fly home over the holidays to visit my...more
Treat-less Training

Is Treat-less Training the Way to Go?

Q: In your view, what is the best way to train a dog? We’ve used a trainer who is totally against treat training. He believes in body language and tone of...more
Bed Sharing

Sharing Your Bed With Your Dog

Q: My Chihuahua/Miniature Pinscher-cross rescue dog insists on sleeping with us under the blankets. All is well as long as no one moves, but if so, she growls...more
Pack Mentality Aggression

Pack Mentality Aggression in Dogs

Pack Mentality Aggression Q: I have two fixed male Jack Russell Terrier crosses. When walked separately they are great on leash, greeting other dogs with...more

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