Common Canine Behaviors

Do you wonder why Fido chews up all your precious shoes or digs up the flower bed you so carefully planted in the backyard? Or why Daisy pulls on her leash when you take her for a walk? Get your questions answered about common dog behaviors and what they mean from the pet experts.

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Why Does My Dog Paw at Me?
Your dog may want belly rubs, need more space, or be looking for some chow. Learn how to decipher all the doggy desires your pup could be expressing by laying paws on you.
Why Do Dogs Chase Their Tails?
It looks adorable, and a bit weird, but it's not always fun and games!
Why Do Dogs' Feet Smell Like Fritos?
Excuse me, did I just get a whiff of corn chips coming from my dog's paws or are these just hunger cravings?
Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?
Those tail wags are all about communication, both with humans and other canines.
Do Dogs Dream? And If So, What Do They Dream About?
You might be surprised about what your pupper is up to when his peaceful slumber suddenly turns into a twitching, noisy sleep cycle.
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Why Does Your Dog Eat Rocks?

Rock tasting is not a hobby we want our dogs to try, and eating them can be a sign that something serious is going on.