Tug-of-war is a fun game that many dogs love because it mimics shaking their prey! They can play it with a human, other dogs, or even just themselves. However, there are a few instances in which dogs shouldn’t get to play tug, and I’ll point them out in this article. Pros of playing tug of …
How to get your dog to drop socks or other items. Hold a treat to his nose and say drop. Reward with the treat, take the item and then give the item back.
Why does my dog want me to hold his bone while he chews? Is this a dominant behavior or is it for security? Should I allow it?
My older dog is aggressive to my new puppy. While it’s totally normal for an older dog to correct a rambunctious puppy, it’s up to the dog owner to manage interactions.
How to stop a dog from barking at people on walks. Tips include making a list of your dog’s triggers and working with your dog from a distance before he reacts.
How to stop dog from guarding you at dog park or dog beach. Tips include setting up a desensitization plan.
What to do if one dog tends to get jealous and growl at your other dog.
If you don’t want your dog to growl at you on your own bed, I would simply remove the dog from your bed.
How to prevent a puppy’s aggression around food by doing things like hand feeding the puppy or gently putting your hands in the bowl.
Does your dog really know the command “drop?” And does he listen?