Dog Psychology

Do you ever wish you knew what your dog is thinking? Certified dog behaviorists, consultants, and trainers weigh in on common dog behavior and the psychology behind them.

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Get Your Dog’s Tail Wagging With These Specific Words
Your dog loves the sound of your voice, especially when you say certain words. And there’s a three-month-long study that proves it!
Why Does My Dog Hump?
Hump Day or not, humping is a common behavior in dogs—and the reasons they do it may not be what you think.
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Why Your Dog Follows You Everywhere
From the living room to the bedroom, to the kitchen and the bathroom, our dogs follow us. We examine the reasons why your pooch always wants to tag along.
Who’s Smarter: Cats or Dogs?
While scientific researchers wrestle with studies defining animal intelligence and comparing species, these two veterinarians have a little fun with their take on what's really special about your favorite feline's particular brand of smarts.

Is Your Dog Scared of People in Masks?

Are masks scary and confusing to your dog? Maybe. But there are lots of things you can do to help your dog feel more comfortable around mask-wearing people.