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Why do cats knock things off shelves?

Anyone who has cats has seen them jump on a shelf, desk or table, only to start methodically knocking everything onto the floor. From...

Is your dog always licking things?

A recent study has shown that ELS (excessive licking of surfaces) is a telltale sign of gut disease in dogs. If your dog seems obsessed...

Building a bond with words

Teaching your dog the meaning of a range of words strengthens your bond through communication and collaboration. One of the first things I learned about...

Making a splash with dock diving

This exciting canine water sport is becoming a favorite for thousands of dogs and their people. Learn what dock diving is all about and...

How To Pick Up & Hold A Cat

Did you know there is a better way to pick up and hold a cat? Picking up your cat is something you do everyday without...

Safety tips for the beach

Being able to take your dog the beach is a privilege. Good manners and attention to safety from both of you will ensure you’re...

Top 10 training tips

Set your dog up for success with these suggestions for positive training. Training simply means educating your dog in a safe and loving environment, and...

Three reasons why dogs bite

While biting is a form of aggression, only a small percentage of dogs that bite are actually aggressive. Here are three reason which may cause...

Top training treats for your dog

Training treats need to be bite-sized, convenient, and easy to carry and handle. They should also be healthy and nutritious -- and not contribute to...

Beach etiquette and safety for dogs

Making sure your dog minds his manners when he’s at the beach helps keep things fun and safe for everyone. A growing number of beaches...

Transforming behavior with games

From begging to pulling on the leash to getting overexcited during play, any dog can develop unwanted behaviors. Here are four common behavior problems and...

Reduce the risk of dog bites

Dog bites can be prevented with proper education on how to recognize even the subtlest signs of unease in your dog. There are millions of...

5 steps to greater enrichment

Circling through these five themes of environmental enrichment can help keep your dog physically and mentally stimulated as well as happy, content and well-behaved. As...

How’s your dog’s mobility?

His posture, range of motion and the way he moves can have an influence on his mobility and overall well-being. When was the last...

5 best times for training

Training is necessary, and the lessons you teach him should be practiced regularly. Here are the five best times of day to do it. Finding...

Is your cat being naughty?

Don’t punish her! Positive reinforcement is the best way to coax any cat back to good behavior. Biting, scratching or hissing -- is your kitty misbehaving?...

Adopting an older dog?

Ensure success when adopting an older dog with these helpful tips. Dogs are considered teenagers when they’re around two. A few years after that, they’re...

How to make training fun with tricks and games

Tricks and games can teach your dog what he needs to know, while making training sessions more enjoyable and interesting for both of you. Does...

Give treibball a try!

Treibball is a canine herding sport that's taking the world by storm! Also sometimes referred to as urban herding, treibball (pronounced “try-ball”) is among the...

4 simple stretches for dogs

Help keep your dog limber with these gentle stretches. Give yourself a stretch. Notice how good it feels, and how it helps you feel more...

Training the off-leash dog

Safety and reliable recall are the two most IMPORTANT factors when training your dog to be off-leash. You’re taking a walk in your local park...

Understanding anxiety and aggression in dogs and cats

Why are anxiety and aggression so common in dogs and cats, and how can they be resolved? About three years ago, our Irish setter Coral...

Training tools for your dog

Take a look at the key training tools you need to train your dog — collars, harnesses, leashes and tethers – and what to...

Meridian tapping techniques to heal your dog

Heal your dog with Meridian tapping. People, dogs and all other living beings on the planet are animated by a flow of energy through their...

How to find the best dog-friendly apartment

Having trouble finding a dog-friendly apartment? Here's some tips and tricks that will help you find the perfect abode for you and your canine...

Pica: stress eating in dogs

Pica is a condition in which dogs crave the ingestion of unnatural food sources. While it may seem unusual, it’s actually fairly common. Lucky, a...

Introducing your dog to a blended family

Your dog is an important member of your family. When that family changes, make sure you help her, your partner, and any children fit...

Training dogs for TV

An experienced animal trainer for film and TV shares a few of his secrets. Lassie, RinTinTin, Benji…they’re just three of the famous dogs that have...

Top 7 dog training tips

Training success means being a good pooch parent. Here are 7 tips to help you and your dogs reach your full potential. In my first...

How to make your animal smarter

All animals are smart... but what if you could make yours smarter? These training tips will help get her off on the right paw. Adopting...

Hypnotism for dogs

Hypnotism for dogs...is it a creative solution for anxiety, or a quack cure? According to one man, dog hypnotism is a surefire solution to your...

Camps for your dog

Dog camps are a popular vacation trend for those who enjoy having fun and spending quality time outdoors with their canine companions. Here’s what...