Dog Behaviour and Training 

Help your dog cope with changes in the home

Changes in your home environment can be a stressful time for the whole family, and often people forget that this includes your dog as well. Some dogs are very sensitive to change and may react negatively to a change in their schedule, which can lead to them showing symptoms of stress in dogs, such as: B. While chewing your furniture or using the toilet in your house. Here at Purina we understand how difficult these changes can be. Whether you’re going through a breakup and deciding who’s going to get…

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Dog Behaviour and Training 

Why do dogs wag their tails?

Your dog’s tail is an invaluable means of communication. Long, short, curly, or straight, dog tails serve as an indicator of how they’re feeling. It is common knowledge that a wagging tail means a happy dog, but this is not always the case. Dogs use their entire body to communicate, so you will often need to look at the rest of their body Body language and the situation they are in to understand how they really feel. We created this handy guide to explain why dogs wag their tails and…

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Dog Behaviour and Training 

Why do dogs pant?

Dog wheezing is a very common behavior that often occurs when your dog is cooling off on a hot day or after an exciting play session. This behavior is generally normal and not a cause for concern. However, there are a few instances where dog wheezing can indicate something more serious. You may be wondering about the various reasons dogs gasp. That’s why we created this article on how to wheeze in dogs and the top reasons your four-legged friend might do it. Why do dogs pant? When dogs gasp…

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Dog Behaviour and Training 

Why do dogs lick things?

Does your dog offer sloppy wet kisses left and right? Whether you’re excited, upset, or slightly concerned, you surely have the same burning question on your mind: Why do dogs lick everything in sight? Why Do Dogs Lick? There are many reasons a dog will lick you – you might be showing affection or getting your attention. It can also be a sign of stress and anxiety. Dog licking may seem simple, but it’s such a complex behavior with so many different meanings. And if you’re concerned that your dog…

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Dog Behaviour and Training 

Separation anxiety in dogs: symptoms and treatment

You are undoubtedly proud of the unbreakable bond between you and your dog. You’re used to them frantically wagging their tails just because they’re happy to see you. They find they dutifully follow everywhere as if knowing that you are safe is their only work in life. However, this close bond must be broken from time to time. You know that. Your dog probably doesn’t. Because of this, a very everyday evening with friends for you can turn into dramatic hours for your dog who doesn’t understand where you’ve gone…

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Dog Behaviour and Training 

New Years Resolutions: A Dog’s Perspective

“Ok, Luna, it’s 2020 and it’s time to talk about resolutions. You will be marching the streets with me every day so I can measure exactly how many calories you’ve burned. They’ll be the goodies you love because although we’re grateful we didn’t have to use the vacuum cleaner during the celebrations, it didn’t help your waistline. You will get organized and stop leaving your toys all over the house. You will stop scolding other dogs when you’re in the car. It’s a bad habit you’ve gotten into. As of…

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Dog Behaviour and Training 

Why do dogs have whiskers?

What many people don’t realize is that the coarse, long whiskers on a dog’s face actually serve an important purpose. In fact, some dog owners try to cut off dog whiskers because they think they look messy. Also known as whiskers, these dog whiskers have a variety of uses and can help your dog navigate the world around them. They help your dog in many aspects of his life and can even guide him in the dark and help him figure out the sizes of various objects! Read on to…

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Can Dogs Laugh And Smile?

Dogs also seem to have fun and enjoy hanging out with us. Therefore, it makes sense for many dog ​​owners to ask if dogs can laugh or smile. Read on to find out the answer! Can dogs laugh? There is much debate among animal behaviorists about it, but most agree that dogs cannot laugh. At least not in the sense that people can laugh. However, dogs can make a sound that resembles a laugh, which they usually do while playing. It is caused by breathless wheezing that is being exhaled…

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Attention-seeking dog behavior

Attention-grabbing dog behavior is common – and a perfectly normal survival mechanism for puppies that rely entirely on their mother to take care of them. However, as adult dogs, excessive jumping, pawing, or barking is difficult to live with and can become annoying. What counts as attention-grabbing dog behavior? It is quite normal for your new pup to jump up at you when you greet them, feed them, or if you leave them alone, but continue to beg, poke, whine, bark excessively, jump on furniture, and bring you toys when…

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Parties, dogs and fireworks

If your dog is scared of fireworks or becomes scared at large gatherings, there is no need to stop the party right away – with a little time and attention, you can help him stay calm and happy through the evening. Whatever the occasion, here are a few tips to make sure your dog is having as much fun as you are! Dogs and fireworks Your dog may not like fireworks as much as you do – and who can blame them? Loud, sporadic noises that have no obvious source…

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