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— I got Trucker when he was 5, and I know he was around kids before -- he obviously loves them.
— A recent study found a correlation between a dog’s size and his level of obedience -- in short, the smaller the dog, the worse the behavior.
— Training starts the first day you bring your new puppy home.
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— It happened to me -- a child kicked my little dog Mercury -- and it quickly escalated into very complicated situation.
— My rescue dog Tucker had terrible nightmares, but now he often sleeps happily on his side.
— Jessica Williams looks into reports that L.A. police dogs bite only black and Latino people.
— Follow these tips to make the "spring forward" change a little easier on our canine companions.
— My dogs stay at home when I'm on the road, but I still step around their phantoms, look for them under covers, and wake up at feeding time.
— Here are five golden rules to follow when your kids are around us. We can all be friends, can't we?
— At times I was tempted to give up, but my dogs' tenacity showed me that quitting on any important goal is simply not an option.
— I believe there is, if it's a choice between that or rehoming your dog. What do you think?
— I say no. I've been there, and exposing fearful dogs to what scares them is not the solution.
— After the trainer adopted a dog left behind by Katrina, she learned all she could about dealing with fearful dogs -- she even wrote the book on it.
— I never felt as safe as when Ellie was by my side -- up the trail or on the porch -- she was my guardian angel with canine teeth.
— This behavior is when dogs creep as objects lightly touch their backs; you'll know it when you see it.
— My 11-month-old Trinket is prone to overreacting; here's the training that changed her behavior.
— I recall the challenges of the first days, weeks, and years. Here are tips on how to cope.
— I wish I could bottle the excitement my dogs feel when we say, "You wanna go for a ride?"
— You might not like the conclusions of a U.K. study, but they probably won't surprise you. What's your experience with your dogs?
— My Maltese has separation anxiety, and it's been a problem not just for him and me, but my neighbors, too.
— "Dog owners need to know that the whole alpha-dominance 'thing' has been completely and totally refuted by behavior science."
— Even though our dogs may be angels the rest of the year, when company comes over, another side may come out.
— Learning to read my dog Ace’s behaviors dramatically shifted the way I thought about and related to her.
— Medicating your dog is a tough choice. For Kristi Waterworth, it was a choice well worth making.
— My dogs try not to play favorites, but they do have their go-to people. How about yours?
— Dogs do so much for us, so it's fair that we give them the best care and training in the new year.
— My dogs don't seem to care when I leave, but they love it when I arrive home. What about your dogs?
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