Dog Behavior

Why Does My Dog Lean On Me?

Most dog parents have experienced a pooch leaning on their legs at least once in their lives. Your dog simply sits or stands next to you and casually leans a bulk of their weight against your calf. But why do they do it?

by Maggie Clancy
September 23rd

5 Eating Disorders That Can Affect Dogs

While eating disorders are well known in humans, not many people know about the eating disorders that affect dogs. Animals have different reasons for having unusual eating habits, but they can be just as troubling for concerned pet parents. Here are five eating disorders that can affect dogs.

by Mike Clark
September 3rd

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Most dog owners can tell you that the head tilt means a dog is intrigued and experiencing something out of the ordinary. But why do they do it? Well, there are a few reasons your dog might be doing that adorable tip of the noggin.

by Mike Clark
July 29th

Can Your Dog Tell How Long You’ve Been Gone?

We know the difference between an hour, day, week, month, year, and so on because of the way we experience, record, and remember time. Are dogs capable of telling time the same way? Do they have emotional responses based on how much time has passed?

by Mike Clark
July 28th

Noise Anxiety In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, & 5 Ways To Treat It

Noise anxiety in dogs is a phobia or strong feeling of fear around loud noises, like sounds from fireworks or thunderstorms. It can result in many anxious behaviors or even cause dogs to bolt out of fear and get lost. Here’s what you should know, including treatment options.

by DogTime
July 1st

How Do You Get Your Neighbor’s Dog To Stop Barking?

If your neighbor’s dog won’t stop barking, it can go beyond a minor annoyance. A barking dog who doesn’t belong to you can disrupt your sleep, ruin your peace of mind, or become a headache-inducing nuisance. Here are a few ways you can put a stop to a noisy neighbor pooch.

by Mike Clark
April 27th

Dog Growling: What It Means & What You Should Do

Growling is one of the many ways dogs communicate, and it’s important for humans who interact with dogs to understand what it means and the proper way to react. Here are what the different types of growls mean and ways you can react once you understand them.

by Mike Clark
March 9th

How Can I Get A Dog To Trust Me?

Gaining a dog’s trust is one of the most important factors in any relationship between a human and a canine. This is especially so if you’re meeting a rescue dog who might have been mistreated before, or one who hasn’t been correctly socialized. Here are a few steps you can take to earn a dog’s trust.

by Phillip Mlynar
January 15th
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