Behavior

How do I discipline my dog?

HUMANS FOR DOGS: My dog chewed up my brand-new jacket. What do I do to discipline him? I put his pen but that did not work. – Camryn Camryn, you have a chance to tell your dog “no” when you…

Dogs lean to control

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I know that dogs lean to control but I got a real reminder this morning. I was running along with my 14 month old chocolate lab running beautifully at my side. I was super excited that he wasn’t pulling at…

Help! My puppy is biting the kids!

Puppies are “mouthy” and they like to chew. And kids love puppies and are loud and rambunctious and encourage rough play. Here are some things you can do to stop your puppy from chewing on small children: Toys. Make sure…

Why do dogs chase their tails?

Why do dogs chase their tails? Do they enjoy it? Do they know the tail is theirs? Some common theories about why dogs chase their tails are: They're bored and chasing their tail is fun. People laugh when they chase…

7 ways to discipline your dog

There are many ways to discipline your dog. Be careful when using them that you are disciplining your dog while they are doing the bad behavior and not after they’ve quit. For example, if your dog is barking in the…