Volunteers worked tirelessly after tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma to rescue animals displaced or injured by the storms. These are some of their stories.
Misbehaving mutts can be transformed into well-behaved and seemingly happier dogs thanks to therapy and medications. Could such a human-based approach help your pet?
Using two extensive surveys, a research team has recently rated dogs based on their levels of aggression. Check where your dog might fall on the list and learn why determining canine aggression is an inexact science.
Discover how teaching man's best friend the doggie paddle can be lifesaving in the future (and even possibly land Rover a gig on ESPN).
Even if your pet isn't a show dog superstar, it's the star of your show, and skills required for professional events can come in handy outside the ring. Our dog show training experts tell you why and how.
Bringing home a new dog is a big decision. Once your furry friend has finally arrived, here are the best ways to bond with her so you become best friends fast.
From special playgroups to dog parks, pet owners and their pooches are enjoying the exercise and socialization that "free" play provides. Risks, however, are involved. Here are tips to ensure a good time for all.
I'm getting married next month and would love to involve my dog in the ceremony. Can I bring it into the wedding festivities?
Dogs often appear in television shows, movies, commercials and more. If your dog has star quality, it could be a hit in Hollywood and enjoy the spotlight too.
Dog trainers often say that owners should respond and not react to their dogs' behavior, but what does that mean?
Why do some dogs seem to have more self-control than others? I've noticed that this is true no matter how much training a particular dog receives.
My dog is an Olympian wannabe. Can I enhance its skills with special performance dog gear that's appropriate for the summer?
My dog sometimes goes to the bathroom on the floor of my home when I am away from the house. Is it somehow trying to get revenge for being left alone?
A trainer suggested that I get a head halter for my dog. How does this device help me and my dog?
I'd like to change my dog's name. How can I get my dog to respond and become used to the new one?
Can I train my dog to guard and protect a valuable object?
Just because you have a senior dog doesn't mean you can't train it the same way as you would a puppy.
My dog is not trained off-leash, so a friend suggested that I get a tether. How should I use it, and can it somehow help me train my dog?
My dog is such a beggar; it won't stop pestering me until I relent. How can I break my pet of this habit?
My cairn terrier always tries to chase cars, bikers and even joggers. Is there anything I can do to curb my dog's desire to run after anything that moves?
Now that we are heading into the winter holiday season, I'd like to better train my dog to behave appropriately during visits to the homes of friends and relatives. Can you help?
I've seen dogs sing on TV, and I believe there are even canine karaoke events. How can I teach my dog to do this trick?
I love my Yorkshire terrier; it sleeps in my bed. My husband, however, complains that it moves around too much. How can I keep my dog in the bed and still keep the peace?
My dog has turned into a counter-surfer, stealing food from my countertops whenever it can. What can I do to break this bad habit?
What do experts say is the safest way to bring dogs along on car rides? Should I only drive with my dog if necessary, such as when taking it to the vet?
I'm considering either hiring a private trainer for my dog or taking her to group classes. Obviously there's a price difference to consider between these two options, but are there any other reasons why I should consider one over the other?
Did you know that trained dogs teach kids how to read? Learn how literacy dog programs around the world are helping human students.
On TV, I've seen dogs fetch sodas from the fridge for their owners. How can I train my dog to do this?
Surveys show that certain dog breeds are at greater risk of health threats during air travel than other canines. Learn if your dog is at heightened risk, and what to do if your pet must fly.
Why does my dog guard her food bowl, and what can I do to get her to stop?
Based on popular Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts programs for young adults, the Dog Scouts of America gives canines a chance to earn merit badges and more.
I recently read about a border collie that comprehends more than 1,000 words. My Labrador retriever understands a handful of basic words, such as its name, my husband's name, "come" and "no." How can I teach it more?
A professional dog handler from this year’s 134th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show reveals his best dog grooming and training tips.
Dog training is kid's play, suggests a new book written by two high school sophomores. What can you learn from these young canine-savvy instructors?
Yes, you can teach an old -- or young -- dog new tricks. Just grab some dog biscuits and follow these easy tips.
Why work when you don't have to? Renowned British dog trainer Kay Laurence advocates the use of games and play as a means to train dogs and strengthen our bonds with them.
Sometimes your pooch may growl or act unusually aggressive, but don't despair. It's not anger management class that your dog needs, but a reminder of who's the boss.
If you’re a nature enthusiast and have a dog that’s equally known for its love of the outdoors, make your next vacation pet-friendly by taking your dog along on a camping trip.
Training is a great opportunity to bond with your dog. Follow these three quick steps and you'll be well on your way to teaching your pup some awesome new tricks.
If you're traveling with your dog, safe bathroom options can be difficult to come across. Learn how to train your dog to "go" when you're on the road.
Looking to adopt a dog? Here are five reasons why you should give a senior dog a second look!
Although she’s slowing down as she ages, my Dalmatian shows me to appreciate life.
Expecting? Here's how to get your pooch ready for your newborn.
Get the year off on the right paw with back-to-school preparations for your dog.
Before leaving on vacation, be sure to round up important details for your dog sitter. Here, the information you should always provide.
Buyer beware: Some insurance companies won't insure homes of owners with certain dog breeds.
Photographing your dog can be a snap with these easy instructions. You'll be a pro in no time!
Has this ever happened to you? You're all set to go on a walk, but out of nowhere ... rain storm! Don't let rainy days get your dog down. Get your game on instead.