Life with a dog comes with many benefits, but also involves many responsibilities. It’s important to carefully think through the decision to adopt, because owning a dog is a commitment that can last anywhere from 10 to 17 years.
Pets exhibit pain in a variety of ways, which can be difficult to recognize. Learn how to identify pain in your pet and how to address it.
Download our list of great books about dog behavior, from practical how-to guides on specific issues to scholarly tomes on the origins and evolution of domestic dogs.
Learn what common repetitive behaviors are and how to address them.
Learn how to appropriately separate fighting dogs.
Learn what triggers separation-related problems and how to address them. See also Alone Time Training Game, Independence Training, and KONG Stuffing handouts for more information.
Learn the difference between submissive urination and excitement urination and how to address each.
Learn how to set your dog up for success in dog parks.
Review this comparison chart about adopting a puppy or adult dog to learn which is a better match for you.
Learn about the different types of ticks and proper ways to prevent and remove ticks from your pet.
Learn about reward-based training for your dog.
Learn about the different types of vaccinations and why it is important to keep your dog properly vaccinated.
Learn how to prepare your dog for the new addition to your family.