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Why do dogs wag their tails
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Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails? The Science Behind Tail Wagging

It’s one of the great joys of dog parenting. You come home at the end of a long day and are greeted by your excited furball’s slobbery kisses and furiously wagging tail. This interaction seems simple enough. Your dog is […]

Why does my dog stare at me?
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Dog Behavior Explained: Why Does My Dog Stare at Me?

You toss some laundry in the washing machine, grab a drink from the refrigerator, curl up in your favorite chair to do some reading … and all the while, your dog is staring at you intently. Our canine friends seem […]

How long do dogs sleep?
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How Many Hours a Day Do Dogs Sleep?

Every mammal that has a pulse, from humans to dogs, needs to rest. While us humans need between six and eight hours of sleep per night (which for some is easier said than done), dogs need about twice that much. […]

Why do dogs howl: Fluffy dog howling
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Why Do Dogs Howl? How to Interpret This Common Canine Behavior

It’s loud. It’s persistent. It’s annoying. But it’s something that almost every dog does to some degree or another: Howl. Your howling dog probably brings to mind his or her ancient wolf ancestors, who have howled for generations in the […]

Why do dogs eat dirt?
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Why Do Dogs Eat Dirt? The Answer Might Surprise You

Dogs do a lot of odd and seemingly random things that make us pause to scratch our heads. Eating dirt is no exception. So why do dogs eat dirt? If you catch your dog eating dirt, you need to pay […]

How to introduce dogs: Beagle and white dog face each other
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How to Introduce Dogs: Canine Greeting Protocol

It’s safe to say that at some point, your dog is going to meet another dog. Whether that dog is a puppy you’re bringing home as a new family member or a stranger’s furry friend at the dog park, you […]

How to become a dog trainer
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How to Become a Dog Trainer in 3 Simple Steps

Working hands-on with dogs all day, every day sounds like a dream come true for most of us. If you adore dogs and are passionate about animal behavior, a career as a dog trainer might be the perfect fit for […]

How to stop a dog from barking
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Got a Yappy Dog? How to Stop a Dog From Barking

You love your pup like he’s your child, but his endless barking is driving you (and your neighbors) mad. He seems to bark at everything that moves and you’re at your wit’s end trying to get him to quiet down. […]