Does Your Dog Chew Grass?

My dog crops grass like a cow. He eats it with gusto whenever he encounters it, to the extent that my friends have begun to refer to him, jokingly, as ‘The Ruminant...

Licking: Affectionate, Disconcerting, or Just Plain Disgusting?

For us humans, it can be a bit difficult to identify with the doggie habit of sniffing and licking one another in greeting...

Recognizing, Preventing, and Handling Dog Aggression

In the wild, aggression came in very handy: dogs needed aggression to hunt, to defend themselves from other creatures, and to defend resources such as food, a place to sleep, and a mate...

5 Things to Avoid During Dog Training

In training your dog there are a few major downfalls that you may encounter. Knowing them before you reach this point is very helpful in avoiding these stressful situations...

Bonding With Your New Dog

You did it. You went out and found the perfect new dog for your home, and now Sparky is sitting in the middle of the kitchen looking at you like you've just landed from the planet Venus, which we all know is full of cats, and you can't decide if he's licking his chops because he'd like to swallow you whole, or if he wants a kiss...

Seven Habits Of Highly Effective-Owners Of Elderly Dogs

Man's best friend is living longer than ever. This is due to our beloved canines' increased status as family member and families becoming conscientious about providing their dogs' with a lot of love, a "good life" and appropriate veterinary care...