Dog Behavior

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How To Alleviate Your Dog’s Boredom

Similar to humans, dogs can become listless and board, which often leads to bad behavior. Your dog will almost certainly feel happier and more optimistic if his routine varies from time to time. Fortunately, it is not difficult to spice up his routine so that he is not simply trapped in a cycle of every […]

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Dogs respond to goal-directed behavior at similar level to infants

Dogs look at a person interacting with a new object longer than a person interacting with a familiar object moved to a different location, suggesting perception of goal-directed behavior, according to a study published September 17, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Sarah Marshall-Pescini from University of Milan, Italy and colleagues. As children […]

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When Dog Training Really Matters

Dogs can be very sociable. In fact, they sometimes get too sociable and get aggressive. That is why it is important to train the dogs to control their behavior. Moreover, dog training is important to avoid dog biting incidents. Statistics show that 77% of dog biting cases are mostly those that are within the household. […]

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Pig pheromone proves useful in curtailing bad behavior in dogs

A professor at Texas Tech discovers Androstenone can stop dogs from barking, jumping. In a sense, John McGlone was just like any other pet owner a few years ago. He simply wanted to keep his Cairn Terrier from barking incessantly. Then again, McGlone is not like most dog owners in that he is a professor […]

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Easy Steps to Stop Your Dog from Jumping on You

This article has been posted elsewhere, but the suggestions bear repeating. This is one of the first steps in training a well-mannered, polite dog. When you bring home that adorable puppy her dog behavior is so cute. She puts her feet up on you to get your attention, jumps in your lap, jumps up and […]

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How to Use Distraction Proofing in Your Dog Training

An important part of dog training involves a step called distraction proofing, which reinforces the commands and behaviors that a dog has learned by making sure they are able to follow through even when distractions are present. Some trainers view this as the final phase of training, while others integrate it in with the rest […]

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Labrador Retriever Training For Behavior

by sgoerin The Labrador Retriever is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Training your Labrador according to the behavior must be the beneficial criteria for your Labrador retriever behaving and it is for you too. These Labrador retriever are considerably intelligent, if trained with some positive reinforcement. This helps you […]

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A dog's behavior may mirror health of elderly owner

A dog’s behavior may be an early warning sign for health, ability of those elderly. UPI/John Angelillo License photo Published: Oct. 8, 2013 at 12:18 AM ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 8 (UPI) — British scientists say they’re using movement sensors to track dog behavior that could be used as an early warning sign an older owner […]

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How to Teach a Cat and a Dog to Get Along

Bringing home a new pet is an exciting event, but care must be taken if you already have a furry friend who may not appreciate a new roommate. This is particularly true if one pet is a dog and the other’s a cat! However, these natural enemies can learn to tolerate one another and even […]

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How to Stop Nuisance Barking

Can Speaking And Singing Stop A Nuisance Barker? more at Facebook Status Base How can you halt a nuisance barker? Easy: Teach them how to “speak” and “sing”. This could be more interesting for bothersome humans, but just way cuter for canines. All types of dogs, regardless of size or breed, may be effortlessly taught […]

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