A Man Dragging His Dog Around Is Not As Cruel As You’d Think

Leaving the park is not something this dog wants to do, but sometimes, it’s time to go home. However, this dog still refuses to leave. To some people, this man may seem cruel but this is a large dog and when he doesn’t want to go, well, he kinda gives his human no other option. […]

15 tips to overcome submissive urination

by Pawfessor Dion Submissive urination is a dog’s uncontrollable, instinctive reaction to the presence of another dog or human that they feel is superior or is intimidating to them. It is a subconscious response that cannot be controlled. It is not a housebreaking issue, although it is more likely to happen when the bladder is […]

Secrets to housebreaking adult dogs

By Pawfessor Dion When most people think about housebreaking a dog, they imagine an adorable little scamp that fits in the palm of their hand and plays with toys all day — in other words, a puppy. But what if you have an older dog that isn’t housebroken because she’s a rescue? The rules for […]

Obsessive dog licking

Dear Pawfessor, I have a 3-year-old toy Australian shepherd dog named Gina. She is an absolutely wonderful dog with a few challenges, one in particular that I need some advice on… obsessive licking. She is completely obsessed with licking all the time! My dog licks the air, your arms, your face, in your mouth, other […]

How to stop dog from jumping on guests

By, Rhonda Fields How can you tell if your dog is the pack leader? It’s simple: if your dog jumps on you when you arrive home, she is the pack leader. If your dog jumps on your guests, she is making sure that these new arrivals also know she is in charge. What can you […]

How to calm a hyper dog

By Pawfessor Dion If your dog seems hyper, or overly-excited, the problem likely stems from boredom and a lack of stimulation. So in order to address the problem, you have to assess the way you are interacting with your dog and the kind of activity your dog gets on a daily basis. Here are some […]

Why dogs bury things

By Josh Weiss-Roessler Dogs like to bury things. Sometimes that means finding a bone or a toy under a fresh pile of dirt in your backyard. Other times, it may mean discovering the TV remote at the bottom of the laundry basket under all your dirty clothes, or wondering how your phone got under the […]

The causes of unwanted chewing — and how to stop it

By Pawfessor Dion Our dogs may be family, but that doesn’t mean they’re always the best roommates. And one of the most common complaints we humans have about our canine roomies is the chewing. Why do they always go straight for the newest pair of shoes? The important document you needed for today’s meeting? The […]

Why dog bites happen and how to stop dog biting

By Dr. Kristy Conn Approximately four and a half million people are bitten by dogs in the United States every year and one fifth of them end up needing medical attention for their wounds. Children are the most common victims with half of bite wound victims being under the age of thirteen. Children are much […]