Behavior

Your Dogs Intelligence - Could Dogs Be Smarter than Their Owners?

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The intelligence of the dog is among the highest of all the animals, maybe higher than we give him credit for. Although his brain is proportionately only half as large as ours, he is certainly the most intelligent of...

Playtime With Your Dog - Could Be Just as Beneficial to You as it is to Your Pet

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Play is one of the best forms of exercise for a puppy. Fifteen minutes of vigorous play can be equivalent to an hour's walk. Many owners do not realize that games are also good...

A Dogs Communication - Could Your Dog be Trying to Tell You Something?

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Is barking a form of language among dogs with precise significance, or just playful noise? Dogs exchange information among themselves less by voice than by a wide range of facial expressions, body postures...

How to Understand & Prevent Dog Fights


Dogs are very active creatures that enjoy being able to run and jump and play. This need for physical activity is usually satisfied by being able to be outside for a specific time every day. Some dogs have no problem...

Dogs That Refuse to Eat - What Causes This and How Can it Be Resolved?

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When a pet dog refuses to eat, the problem is either physical or psychological. When a pet dog refuses to eat, his owner pleads with him and tries to tempt him with food fed by hand. If the dog is sufficiently neglected and bored he may try this to get attention. An intelligent owner will counter this common canine play by...

Your Dogs Instincts - A Modern Day Pet or Primal Beast?

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A dog's behavior is influenced by certain basic instincts which you should be aware of if you want to understand your dog. Some of them have been lessoned by the protected life led by modern pets. In fact, the dog as a species...

Stop Dogs Eating Dog Poop (Coprophagia)

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Although dogs eating their poop is probably a natural behavior it's still a disgusting habit to have! I mean, why would your dog eat his poop when you are feeding him perfectly good food?

Stop Dog Chewing - Dog Behavior Training.

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If you own a dog there's every chance you will encounter dog chewing problems. This article outlines the common reasons why dogs chew, and also how to stop your dog from chewing.

Dog Behavior Training - Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up On People

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Dogs jumping up on people is at best an embarrassing and annoying habit, at worst a danger for all involved.What starts out as a cute habit in young puppies can escalate into a big problem that can be difficult to correct.

How to Establish Your Role As The Pack Leader With Your Dog


Most dogs have what has been termed a team spirit, or "pack" instinct. Dogs live every waking moment of their entire lives by this structure. A dogs mantra is survival, and according to your dog you and your family are all members of his pack. In-order for your dog to feel safe, and secure, he needs to know who is in charge, and it is your job to teach him what you expect.

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