Behavior

Amazon UK Bans the Sale of Prong Collars

To the people who say, “My dog has never been hurt on this, and it’s the only way he can learn self-control,” answer this question: would you use a prong collar on your children to teach them self-control? Read more

Untrained Dog Saves Child Life by Acting as Hypo Alert Dog

The dog spent much of that night behaving unusually, trying to grab anyone’s attention, and hoping to lead them to the child in need. Read more

Colorado's Dog Protection Act is the First in US

The legislation will require sheriff and police departments to offer three-hour online courses for how to recognize and understand dog behaviors, as well as use non-lethal methods to control them when necessary. Read more

Humane Ways to Teach Your Dog to Walk Nicely on Leash

When a dog pulls excessively on leash, it is unpleasant for both the dog and the person walking him. Many people resort to yanking on their dogs, using pinch or choke collars, or stopping every few feet hoping for something to change. Read more

Introducing Dogs to Cats

Many dogs and cats coexist peacefully and happily together, and great friendships can develop between them. Here are some helpful tips to follow when introducing a dog and cat to each other. Read more

Separating Emotion, When Is It Time? Expert Advice About Retiring Your Dog From Agility

Agility enthusiasts are well aware of the rush you can get from seeing a dog run its fastest, jump its highest, and pit speed against the outer boundaries of control. Read more

You Can Help Move Oregon "Tethering Bill" Into Law

If you live in Oregon, today is a good day to reach out to your state Senators. Today is the day they are voting on limiting how long a dog can be chained in one place or left exposed to the elements. Read more

Diet and Your Pet's Food

Being an animal behaviorist for dogs and cats, I have seen “higher-quality” pet foods I had recommended fizzle in quality while increasing in price. Read more

Dognition Helps You Understand How Your Furbuddy Thinks

Find out how your dog solves problems with Dognition Read more

Chinese City Uses Dogs as Earthquake Alarms

Chinese city Nanchang reports barking of dogs held together as living earthquake alarm. Read more

Breed Specific Legislation and Alpha Dog Mythology

Touting the concept that dogs are inclined to seek a higher status in their relationships with people, including displaying aggression to do it, is scary. Read more

10 Pet Safety Tips for the 4th of July

The 4th of July can be one of the most dangerous days of the year for pets. Read more

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