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Mind Your Manners: Begging

Begging is a problem behavior where dogs will paw, whine, or bark to solicit food during his owner’s mealtime or anytime food is present Jason volunteers at the John A Bukowski Shelter...

Separation Anxiety

Dogs that experience separation anxiety can be trained to overcome their fears It happens every time you leave the house Your normally sweet Fido morphs into a canine catastrophe: chewing,...

How to Stop Your Dog From Jumping on People

With patience and consistent training, any dog owner can teach his dog not to jump on people Sure it’s cute when your new puppy runs over to you as you walk in the door and jumps up to...

Preventing Unwanted Urination Behaviors

Different types of aberrant urination behaviors warrant different solutions Often, a house-trained dog will urinate unexpectedly in the home Dogs urinate for many reasons besides the...

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...

Demonstrating Leadership at The Door

Moving through doorways with your dog on a leash can help develop the relationship you have with your dog as the leader When you move through different parts of the house or outside for a...

How to Stop Excessive Barking

Determining the cause of bad behavior is always recommended; excessive barking is no exception Though barking may be an annoyance, remember that occasional barking—at appropriate...

How to avoid dog park dangers

If you're lucky enough to enjoy the perks of having a dog park nearby, you have an opportunity to allow your pooch to socialize with other canines and get some much-needed exercise With...

Michael Rosen – Start Off on the Right Paw

We're happy to present our second guest blog post from Michael J Rosen, author of Kids' Best Dog Book, and dubbed a "fidosopher" by The Washington Post This time he offers Tips for...