Compulsive behaviors are repetitive sequences of behavior that are fairly
consistent in their presentation. They do not appear to serve an obvious purpose, although some argue that they function to reduce the dog's stress levels.
Guide to Behavior
Problems in Dogs
Even with obedience training and lots of love, some dogs develop bad habits. Here are some articles to help you learn about the potential problems that can occur and how to either stop the behavior or re-train your pet.
Medical Causes of
Aggression in Dogs
Aggression in dogs is most often
considered a behavioral problem. But, there are some medical conditions that
can also cause aggression. Determing
the cause of aggression will help in your dog's treatment.
When Dogs Get Too
In the canine world, aggression is a natural tendency that many dogs will experience at one time or another. The problem is instinctive. Although a myriad of issues may complicate the situation, when it comes down to it, they want to be “top dog.”
do when home
If you are an average pet owner, you must have wondered what goes on to keep your dog amused during the day. And why does he look so guilty when you get home? Here are some things that might make you wonder just what goes on during the day.
12 General Rules for
Can Your Dog Use
a Litter Box?
How to House-train
Your Adult Dog
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Dogs are complex creatures with their
own way of understanding and
communicating. By knowing why your pet
does what he does and why training is so
Although we naturally assume dogs
should be trained to relieve themselves outdoors, there are several circumstances in which a doggy litter pan can be both convenient and humane.
The first step in re-training acceptable toilet habits is to observe your dog
carefully in an attempt to establish a
pattern to his/her behavior. Keep a diary
of when and where accidents happen.