Tag Archives: Behavior

Travel Checklist

Getting ready to travel with your pet? If your pal is finally ready to hit the open road, there’s only one question left: are YOU ready for your dog to travel with you? Even if your dog seems prepared for … Continue reading

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Taking playtime to the next level:

How agility training helps you and your dog reach your full potential It’s not often that you see a dog that can leap over 10-foot hurdle, fly through rings or expertly weave through narrow poles. In fact, you may have … Continue reading

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Firework Frenzy

American readers get ready, your dog’s least favorite day of the year is only a few weeks away: Independence Day. While we’re enjoying our fill of hot dogs, hamburgers and icy cold delicacies, our dog’s our hiding away awaiting the … Continue reading

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Is your pet ready to travel?

Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to start preparing for your all important summer family getaway! No matter where you go or how long you go for, don’t forget to include one very important member of your family: … Continue reading

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What is your dog trying to tell you: Barking basics

When you buy a dog one thing is pretty much certain, he is going to bark. At some point all dogs do it. Whether it is just a little warning yap when a stranger comes to the door or incessant … Continue reading

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Decoding your cat’s behavior

by Dr. Arnold Plotnick MS, DVM, ACVIM, ABVP What is spraying? Spraying is the deposition of small amounts of urine on vertical surfaces. The spraying cat may be observed to back into the area, the tail may quiver, and with … Continue reading

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Correcting unwanted behaviors

When buying a dog, every owner has a picture perfect image of what life with their new pup is going to be like. You imagine a compassionate, quiet friend that loves long walks in the park, snuggling up on the couch … Continue reading

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