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Mind Your Manners: Begging

Jason volunteers at the John A Bukowski Shelter for Animals in Bloomfield, NJ and provides in-home, private obedience training and behavior modification He specializes in housebreaking,...
Small dog being house trained to eat from a bowl on command

Separation Anxiety

It happens every time you leave the house Your normally sweet Fido morphs into a canine catastrophe: chewing, barking, urinating, destroying household items and terrorizing your other pets...
Recognize dog separation anxiety in how they bark and pace

How to Stop Your Dog From Jumping on People

Sure it’s cute when your new puppy runs over to you as you walk in the door and jumps up to greet you It’s not as cute, however, when your 100 pound “puppy” continues to...
You can stop your dog from jumping on people they meet

Preventing Unwanted Urination Behaviors

Often, a house-trained dog will urinate unexpectedly in the home Dogs urinate for many reasons besides the simple need for elimination, including submissive peeing, territorial marking, and...
A guilty pet puppy who may have urinated somewhere in his house

How to Stop Rampant Chewing

To get your dog’s chewing under control, first assess his environment and daily routine Like barking, dogs will chew out of boredom, loneliness or anxiety First, try exercising your dog...
A dog chewing destructively on a pair of its owner's shoes

Demonstrating Leadership at The Door

When you move through different parts of the house or outside for a walk, either you or your dog will be leading the way It is important to remember that leaders move first and determine...
Young dog with a happy demeanor being walked outside on a leash

How to Stop Excessive Barking

Though barking may be an annoyance, remember that occasional barking—at appropriate times—is positive and healthy for your dog When the barking becomes non-stop or excessive, it is...
The gaping maw of a dog that has been barking excessively