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  • October 15, 2012

    Dog Training: Nothing in Life is Free

    The Humane Society of the United States

    "Nothing in Life is Free" isn’t a magic pill that will solve a specific behavior problem. Instead, it's a way of living with your dog that will help him behave better because he trusts and accepts you as his leader and is confident knowing his place in the family.

  • October 15, 2012

    Dogs: Positive Reinforcement Training

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Dogs don’t care about money. They care about praise…and food. Positive reinforcement training uses praise and/or treats to reward your dog for doing something you want him to do.

  • October 15, 2012

    Excitement Urination

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Excitement urination occurs most often during greetings and playtime and isn’t accompanied by submissive postures as in submissive urination.

  • July 29, 2014

    Fear of Thunder and Other Loud Noises

    Firecrackers, thunder, and other loud sounds often leave dogs frightened and wanting to flee to a safer place. You can help your dog conquer the terror.

  • June 16, 2014

    Five Ways to Persuade Your Boss to Allow Dogs at Work

    Do you dream of bringing your dog to work with you but think your boss would never allow it? Whether it's one day a year or every day, we have tips for getting your employer on board with the idea of starting a "dogs at work" program.

  • July 10, 2015

    Freak Out!

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Dogs with separation anxiety exhibit distress and behavior problems when they’re left alone. Here's how to help your dog cope when you leave.

  • June 19, 2015

    Getting a Tick Off of Your Dog

    If your dog spends time outside in areas where ticks like to hang out, a tick check should be part of your daily routine.

  • October 15, 2012

    Housetraining Adult and Senior Dogs

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Any dog, even a fully housetrained adult dog, may have house-soiling accidents when he first moves to your home. The stress of new surroundings and a new schedule can disrupt his routine.

  • April 15, 2015

    How to Avoid a Dog Bite

    A dog's bark may be worse than his bite, but most of us would rather not find out one way or the other. Here's how to avoid getting bit.

  • October 31, 2014

    How to Get Your Dog to Stop Barking

    Try these techniques to stop your dog from barking. All of them can be successful, but don’t expect miracles overnight. The longer your dog has been practicing the barking behavior, the longer it will take for him to change his ways.

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