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How to Prevent Separation Anxiety in Your New Dog

Follow this step-by-step article to avoid triggering separation anxiety in your new puppy or dog.

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How to Stop a Dog from Digging

Why do dogs dig holes? How can you keep your dog from digging holes in your yard? Find out the causes and treatments of hole-digging in dogs.

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How to Stop Your Dog from Jumping on People

Why does my dog jump on me? Find out why your dog greets you so exuberantly and how teaching your dog to sit can stop unwanted jumping behavior.

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Hoarding Behavior in Dogs

Does your dog tend to collect things? Ever find a pile of dog toys hidden away somewhere for safe keeping? Lean about this behavior in this article on dog hoarding.

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Dog Nipping

Tips on how to get puppies and dogs to stop nipping and play biting.

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation anxiety is a common behavior issue in dogs. Learn how separation anxiety develops and how to correct this behavior in your dog.

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Destructive Chewing In Dogs

Information on dog chewing and how to correct this behavior when the chewing becomes destructive.

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Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?: Coprophagia in Dogs

Why do dogs eat poop? People find it disgusting, but do dogs have a good reason for this behavior?

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Submissive Urination in Dogs

Submissive urination is a very common social behavior of dogs. Learn the triggers and steps you can take to prevent this behavior.

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Dog Begging Behavior

Begging is an easy habit for dogs to learn and a hard one to break. At some point your dog discovered that begging works. Read this article to learn more about managing this annoying habit.

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Crotch Sniffing

Your dog’s enthusiasm for sniffing crotches can be both irritating and embarrassing but like barking and wagging his tail, sniffing is one of the most common natural behaviors for dogs.

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Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?

Occasional tail-chasing in a rambunctious young puppy is usually nothing to worry about, but this same behavior in older dogs (or done excessively) means it's time to call the vet, determine the underlying physical or psychological causes, and implement appropriate solutions.

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