According to a new study, dogs recognize you by voice. Furthermore, dogs don’t even need a combination of their other senses to recognize us.
Your dog will have body language and a few behaviors that can tell you exactly how they’re feeling about the people and dogs they meet on their travels.
Some dogs understand more human words than others. Word recognition could predict other abilities that might help in choosing and training service dogs.
Sometimes dog play can look like dog fighting because many of the behaviors used during play are also used during fighting.
If your dog decides to herd guests in your home by nipping at their heels, it can cause big problems. How can you break your herding dog’s habit?
Constant barking can be disruptive, if not downright nerve-racking. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent or curb problem barking.
Aggression toward people is born from anxiety and fear. If your dog displays aggressive behavior, guidance from an experienced dog behaviorist is crucial.
One of the main reasons people surrender their dogs to shelters is unwanted or destructive behavior from their dogs. Here are a few things to know.
January is National Train Your Dog Month, so make a resolution to learn something new with your four-legged friend. Help spread the word!
Winter starts on December 21st and lasts until March. It’s time to bring out the doggy boots, coats, and cold-weather gear to keep your pup from being miserable on those chilly walks. But some dog breeds love the snow! To them, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.
By using something called a DogPhone, Doctor Ilyena Hirskyi-Douglas hopes to have taken a first step towards alleviating separation anxiety, and more.
When humans change the clock, it can affect dogs more strongly. Here are a few ways your dog might struggle when Daylight Saving Time ends.
According to a study posted in Animal Cognition, scientists have determined that your dog’s head tilt may link to how they process memory.
October 26th is Howl At The Moon Day! Here are a few of the reasons your pooch gets loud like a lunar lunatic and howls at the moon.
A new study from the University of Helsinki in Finland found that dog behavioral disorders resemble human ones, specifically ADHD and OCD.
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?
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.
Dogs may try to escape from their homes and bolt for many reasons. Dogs who escape can run into traffic, encounter dangerous wildlife, face dognappers, or come across any number of hazardous, deadly situations. Here’s how to stop your dog’s escaping behavior.
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.
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?
In short, consent conditioning is about allowing your dog to feel comfortable and secure while carrying out certain commands and tasks. Veterinarians sometimes refer to this as “cooperative care.” Here’s what you should know.