The “socialization window” for puppies is crucial, and it’s not very long. So get started with puppy training classes right after the first DHPP vaccine.
Category: Behaviors and Training
7 Reasons Your Cat May Be Meowing Constantly
Hunger, stress or even old age may have your cat meowing a lot more often than you’d like.
How to Teach a Dog the “Out” Command
There are a number of benefits that make this command worth teaching. Here’s an expert guide to training your dog to obey when you say, “Out.”
How to Train a Dog to Stay Off the Couch: An Expert Guide
This 4-part expert guide will help you keep your furniture free of fur.
How to Train a Dog to Come When Called: An Expert Guide
When you train a dog to come when called, you’re giving your canine buddy the freedom to roam off-leash safely, which gives you peace of mind.
How to Socialize a Shy Dog: An Expert Guide
Start learning how to socialize a shy dog through obedience training, positive association and overall confidence building. Here’s exactly how to do it.
5 Most Aggressive Dogs by Breed
Any dog can become aggressive, but these 5 breeds consistently rank high on the various lists of most aggressive dogs.
How to Teach a Dog to Fetch
In this expert guide to how to teach a dog to fetch, we cover all 4 parts of the training process.
Preventing Behavior Problems in a Kitten: What You Need to Know
Preventing behavior problems in a kitten is a worthwhile endeavor that will positively affect the rest of the cat’s life. Here are our best tips.
How to Train a Dog Not to Chew on Things
To train your dog not to chew on things they shouldn’t, use a combination of training methods that I’ll teach you in this expert guide.
Is It Ever Too Late to Start Training a Dog?
Done right, training will benefit not only your dog, but also you. Here’s our expert guide to training an older dog.
House-Training a Puppy: Our Best Advice (Plus, How to Crate Train)
What are the most effective methods of house-training a puppy? Read this article for our top tips. (Here’s one hint: Prevent and reward.)
Dealing With Traumatized Rescue Cats
Many rescue cats who come from abusive backgrounds need both time and space to heal in their new homes.
Why Some Cats Attach to Only One Person
Sometimes a cat will keep to one human and pretty much ignore everyone else. Here are some possible reasons.
How Cats Have Helped My Son With Autism
They are not formal “therapy animals,” but these 2 wonderful cats have helped my son with autism — and have even inspired him.