Dog Behavior

As many pet lovers know, doggos do weird stuff. Pretty much all the time. Why must they chew up all the shoes? Is it normal for dogs to smell all the poops? Get your questions answered about the science behind many of the questionable things dogs do and how you can work on positively reinforcing good behaviors.

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Why Are Dogs Scared of Thunder? Our Expert Explains the Possible Causes
Here’s what you need to know about this behavior and how to best help your pooch ride out the storm comfortably.
Dog Nesting: Is Your Dog's Bedtime Habit Nutty or Normal?
Nesting is common for dogs who are pregnant. But there might be other reasons behind this typically maternal behavior.
The Expert Guide on How to Properly Pet a Dog
Make your pup's leg go bonkers with these sweet-spot scratches.
Are Dogs Ticklish—and Should You Tickle Them? Here's What a Behavior Expert Recommends
Our pups like a lot of things we do: naps, walks, bacon. However, tickling might not rank high on their list.
Do Dogs Like Kisses? The Answer Might Surprise You
Before you pucker up, here's how dogs really feel about kisses from people.
Why Do Dogs Like Squeaky Toys? An Animal Behaviorist Explains What Your Pup Is Hoping to Achieve
Even if we think it’s just playtime, your dog has deeper reasons for liking the noise of a squeaky toy.

More Dog Behavior

Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?

It looks adorable, and a bit weird, but it's not always fun and games!