puppy biting

How To Survive Puppy Biting

Puppies! Who doesn’t love them? They’re cute, cuddly, and silly. They look like little angels when they sleep, which is often. When they’re awake, they spend all their time exploring and learning about the world around them. We marvel at their curiosity and playfulness – until we experience The Teeth. Puppies explore with their mouths, Read More

submissive urination

Submissive Urination

Closely related to shyness is the vexing problem of submissive wetting. This problem is widely misunderstood. It’s common in puppies. Among dogs and wolves, urination solves many social dilemmas. Juvenile and lower-ranking dogs and wolves offer up shows of submission as appeasement gestures to the higher-ranking pack members. Most often this will occur when there’s Read More

dog thunderstorm

Fear Of Thunderstorms

Fear of thunderstorms is surprisingly common in dogs; some experts estimate that up to 30 percent are affected with it to some degree or another. The most severely thunderstorm-phobic dogs can become intensely fearful and panicked, to the point where they become a hazard to themselves. If possible, make sure your thunder-phobic dog has easy Read More