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Dealing with Possessive Toy Behavior

Possessive toy behavior can be as non threatening as a dog’s avoidance when you try to take his toy away or it can be as serious as growling and snapping when you approach him In either...

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

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...

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...

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

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...