While leash biting may seem playful, It’s extremely important to know that your dog’s behavior stems primarily from fear, overexcitement or anxiety.
If you’ve ever witnessed your dog or cat exhibiting a very odd and unusual posture such as staring off or appearing stuck in a corner while pressing the head up against a wall or door. It’s called Head Pressing.
Growling is a way for the dog to communicate any number of things including fear, anxiety, insecurity or stress. Respond accordingly and eliminate the cause.
It’s so sad to witness a dog who is considered to be “hand shy” or fearful of the human touch. Fortunately, this is not an irreparable situation.
Dog parks can provide a fun way for dogs to exercise, socialize and play with other dogs but, before venturing out, there are several very important factors to keep in mind.
Hot spots are localized bacterial infections of the skin that cause tremendous irritation, excessive itching and chewing of the localized area. They can be extremely painful.
There are many breeds of dogs that adapt well as assistance and service dogs; dogs who assist people with disabilities to live more independent and fuller lives.
Expecting our dogs to act as humans, is fairly widespread among pet owners and it is truly unfair for our dogs. It’s called Anthropomorphism.
No matter what the breed or age, all dogs need a certain amount of exercise on a daily basis.
Don’t let their size fool you, toy breeds need training just like any other breeds, as well as physical exercise, psychological challenges and boundaries to keep them safe,
Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter presents the Raining Cats & Dogs Pet Fest this Saturday, April 26 at the Burlington County Animal Shelter
Dogs certainly do have plenty of personality and, like humans, they experience a great deal of emotions like love, grief, fear, sadness, loneliness, pain, excitement, and joy.
Springtime can mean allergy season for many pets. They can be allergic to anything from food, pollen, dust, mold, exposure to chemicals or fleas.
Feeding your dog at the table, even on occasion, is positively rewarding negative behavior. Don’t do it.
A crate can be a safe, comfortable place for your dog to retreat but it should never be used as a punishment.