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Talullah is a wonderful, Golden Doodle who needs some training from her family. See how professional trainer, Joanne Barrett helps this dog family grow stronger.
A puppy is a creature of habit. He needs a routine. If you leave him to come up with his own, you’re not gonna like it. Schedules are very important to your puppy. You need to schedule when to feed, exercise and take your puppy outdoors to go potty. Creating a schedule is also a great way to get your whole family involved in caring for your puppy.
If your puppy scratches at the door, cries or barks excessively, goes to the bathroom in the house and/or chews things every time your family leaves the house, he may be suffering from separation anxiety.
You want your puppy to chew his toys… not you, your shoes, books or furniture. Here’s how to correct problem chewing.
If your dog is afraid of thunder and has storm anxiety, there are some things you can do to help calm your dog. Learn 5 ways to calm your dog during a storm and how positive reinforcement can go a long way.
Learn specific interventions for behaviors from leash pulling to inappropriate digging
Puppies can bring more joy into our lives. But inevitably, your new arrival's behavior may baffle you. Here are some insights into understanding puppy behavior.
For many dogs, the fireworks that accompany some holidays can make these celebrations a nightmare. But exactly why are dogs scared of fireworks? We’ve put together five fireworks “fear factors,” as well as ways you can help your petrified pooch stay calm during the festivities.
Why is your dog hiding under the bed, table or between your legs? Learn how to read dog body language to understand what your dog is telling you.
Stop your dog or cat from eating grass with 5 unique tips that will keep your pet cool, happy and occupied during the hot summer months.
Dogs depend on us to decipher dog anxiety and make them feel safe and secure. Use these tips to help calm dog fear. After all, no dog wants to be a 'fraidy cat'.