Cats who are overstimulated may exhibit aggressive or destructive behavior. Learn how to deal with this behavior when it happens.
Dogs with separation anxiety exhibit behavior problems when they’re left alone. Typically, they’ll have a dramatic anxiety response within a short time (20-45 minutes) after their owners leave them.
Does your dog: Get on the furniture and refuse to get off? Nudge your hand, insisting on being petted or played with? Refuse to come when called? Defend its food bowl or toys from you? “Nothing in life is free” can help.
Digging is a normal behavior for most dogs, but may occur for widely varying reasons.
Many behavior problems in dogs are the result of boredom or excess energy. Toys offer mental and physical stimulation and enrichment.
Understanding the different developmental stages of your new puppy.
Well-socialized cats are more likely to have well-socialized kittens. Kittens “feed” off of their mothers’ calm or fearful attitude toward people.
It’s normal for cats to scratch objects in their environment for many reasons. The goal in resolving scratching problems is to redirect the scratching onto acceptable objects.
It is normal for dogs to explore the world with their mouths. However, chewing can be directed onto appropriate items so your dog is not destroying items you value.
Puppies may be just as much work as human babies – maybe more so because puppies can't wear diapers and they have very sharp teeth!