Dogs Care

Happy dog

Happy dog

Happy dog Question: I love my dog Destiny so much, but I find myself worrying that maybe I’m not doing enough for her. Can you tell me if Destiny is happy?.....

Downside to smart dog

Downside to smart dog

Downside to smart dog Question: What’s the downside of having a smart dog? Answer: Surprisingly, there are quite a few. Smart dogs actually learn to “work”.....

Dog collar sensitivity

Dog collar sensitivity

Dog collar sensitivity Question: Question: My dog hates being grabbed by the collar. What can I do? Answer: It’s important to treat the problem. Twenty.........

Communicate with dogs

Communicate with dogs

Communicate with dogs Question: You say that anybody can talk with their animals. I want to learn, but I don’t think I’m intuitive enough. How can I tell if....

Choosing a good dog trainer

Choosing a good dog trainer

Choosing a good dog trainer We know too many stories of dogs who have been given to a shelter, or even abandoned, after easily-correctable behaviors were.......

What’s worrying the modern dog

What’s worrying the modern dog

What’s worrying the modern dog The psychological unraveling of Monty, an eight-year-old McNab mix, began with a trip out of town. Eight months after San........

Training a territorial dog

Training a territorial dog

Training a territorial dog Question: My dog is very territorial. Is there any way to “train” her out of that? Answer: Like most creatures, including humans,....

Speaking dog

Speaking dog

Speaking dog It’s news to most humans that the way we act with each other when we’re feeling most affectionate - hugging and staring into each other’s eyes,....

Share bed with dog

Share bed with dog

Share bed with dog Question: Is it okay to let my dog sleep in bed with me? Answer: Experts have long disagreed about this question. These are the dogs who,....

Prevent dog collar sensitivity

Prevent dog collar sensitivity

Prevent dog collar sensitivity Question: How do I prevent my dog from getting sensitive about collar grabs? Answer: Twenty percent of dog bites occur when a....