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...

Teach your Dog to Like His Crate

Your dog’s crate is supposed to be like his den, a safe and comfortable place to hang out until the remainder of the pack returns...

How and When To Alter Your Dogs Food

Puppies grow in the blink of an eye. And, without even realizing it, our little friends become big and clever dogs...

The Hard Truth About Puppy Mills

Puppy mills are mass dog-breeding operations have been around for decades, but they continue to be a problem because...

How To Fend Off Sexual Mounting By Your Puppy

It is often a great shock when a new dog owner finds their puppy mounting their leg; most new dog owners have no idea what to do when this happens...

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...