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...

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...

How to Care For A New Litter Of Puppies

Raising a puppy into a dog can be a very rewarding experience. It is like seeing a family member grow up, but in fast motion...

Trimming Your Dogs Nails 101

Ripped upholstery, torn furniture, scratched floors… you look at your dog’s nails and want to nip the problem in the paws...

Healthy Habits for Dogs and Their Owners

Dogs are the lights of their owners’ lives. And keeping our puppies healthy is key to extending the warmth and love for years...

Nutrition For Your Puppy

A mother's milk provides a puppy with all the nutrients and antibodies they need for the first four weeks of their lives...

What Is Normal Puppy Behavior?

Do you know the difference between normal and abnormal puppy behavior? Here are some tips to help you to understand why your puppy does what he does...