Pet Behavior

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Breeds Have Traits But Every Dog Is Different

Your dog is as unique as you are so when it comes to breed specific information, don’t choose a dog based on generalizations.


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When Pets Fear Storms

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.


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Training From Your Dog’s Perspective

Positive reinforcement, which is rewarding good behavior with either a treat, praise or affection or a combination of each is the most effective approach for training dogs.


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Living In A Multi-Dog Household

Having two or more dogs in your home doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it can sometimes make life easier since the dogs can actually keep each other company.


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Cats And Dogs – Peaceful Coexistence

As many of us have witnessed firsthand living with them side by side, despite what their DNA has bestowed on them, many dogs and cats can certainly coexist in an extremely peaceful way.


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Canine Massage Therapy

A dog should always learn new techniques, commands or new behaviors only in a calm and relaxed state. Massage therapy helps.


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Curbing Canine Begging Behavior

It’s a familiar sight as the family dog goes around the dinner table looking for a quick treat. But do your dog a favor and resist the potentially unhealthy behavior.


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Why Dogs Dig

Many dogs tend to dig which may appear as destructive behavior, especially if it occurs on your lawn or in your garden. But remember, your dog is never doing this out of spite or anger.


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Aggressive Behavior In Cats

When cats perceive fear, a form of aggressive behavior can ultimately follow but there may be other reasons for feline aggression as well.



Scooting Behavior

You may have seen your dog scooting around the floor. It may even have seemed comical at times. But it shouldn’t be taken so lightly.



Getting Your Dog Used To A Car Ride

A car can be a scary, confining place for your dog initially with too much sound and movement. Recondition that experience and make it fun for your dog.


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Hyperactivity In Dogs

Just as in people, dogs have varying energy levels, whether it’s low, medium or high. However, hyperactivity is a different thing.


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Puppy Nipping Behavior

Puppies are adorable but the nipping and teething, which are perfectly normal behaviors, can become a bit of a problem.


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Avoiding Feline Aggression

Cats love to play. However, sometimes some forms of social play can be misinterpreted as aggression.