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  • March 7, 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.

  • October 11, 2013

    How to Keep Your Dog from Escaping

    Are you tired of trying to find new and creative ways to keep your dog safely confined to your yard? Read our tips on thwarting your canine companion's escape attempts.

  • August 29, 2014

    How to Teach Your Dog Basic Commands

    Teach your dog a few basic obedience commands using positive training methods, and you will be rewarded with a well-behaved dog who can handle most everyday social situations.

  • September 13, 2014

    How to Use a Head Halter on Your Dog

    If you have trouble controlling your dog on walks, a head halter may solve your problem. It's kinder and more effective than choke and prong collars.

  • November 26, 2013

    Introducing Your New Dog to Your Other Dogs

    From "the leader of the pack" to "the top dog," plenty of simplistic metaphors come from the canine world. But relationships between canines can be pretty complex, beginning with the very first meeting.

  • October 15, 2012

    Prevent Your Dog From Biting

    The Humane Society of the United States

    There is no way to guarantee that your dog will never bite someone. But you can significantly reduce the risk. Here's how.

  • April 27, 2010

    Puppy Behavior Basics

    The Humane Society of the United States

    Well-socialized dogs are more likely to have well-socialized puppies. Here are general guidelines for puppy stages of development, and what to expect during their first 18 months of life.

  • November 3, 2009

    Puppy Nipping and Rough Play

    The Humane Society of the United States

    It's not always easy to convince a new puppy not to bite the hand that feeds him, pets him, or plays with him, for that matter.

  • September 25, 2014

    Separation Anxiety

    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.

  • July 21, 2010

    Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up

    Does your dog jump on you as if he’s got springs on his feet? Like it or not, we humans are to blame. We not only permit this behavior, we encourage it.

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