All dogs, regardless of age, size or breed, have an instinctive need to fulfill a daily task.
Your dog is never doing this out of spite or anger. It is, in many breeds, an instinctive behavior but often it’s due to a need not being met.
Allelomimetic behavior in canines is an imitative behavior that can begin as young as 5 weeks old.
Barrier Aggression is a type of canine aggressive behavior in which a dog feels trapped or threatened in an enclosed area.
Mothers truly do know best. And it’s true in the animal world as well.
In animal behavior, neophobia refers to the tendency of an animal to be frightened by anything new.
Training your dog is truly worth the time spent.
As a canine behaviorist, I’ve been asked many times ‘Why does my dog kick up so much dirt especially, after soiling?’
It seems that every dog consumes a bit of grass now and then without posing an issue but when it becomes excessive, it’s time to take notice.
If you want to modify or recondition a dog’s behavior, you need to consider the behavior from the dog’s perspective.
Separation anxiety is one of the most common of canine behavioral problems. Usually, it can be fixed without professional help.
Dogs look to us to learn everyday. They are one species that inherently looks to the human for guidance and direction. If you own a dog, set boundaries.
During and after a traumatic storm, it is extremely important to remember that your pets can experience extreme stress and anxiety due to the weather.
Many of our best friends love to collect or hoard as many toys, bones, treats and morsels of food as they can. It’s because they’re instinctively nervous.
Pulling on the leash can be a problem for many people as they take their dogs out for a walk. It’s also a problem for the dog which must be corrected.