Dog Care Center - Behavior

Wailani Sung, MS, PhD, DVM, DACVB
Jul 31, 2020

If you’ve seen your dog experience tremors throughout their body, you might be wondering, why is my dog shaking? When we talk about shaking in dogs, we don’t mean the whole-body shake that you see when a dog shakes their body to dry off after they’ve had a bath or been in… Read More

Jul 31, 2020

Panting can be a normal behavior for a dog, but it can also signal an underlying medical issue. So how do you know when your dog’s panting is a sign that something’s wrong? Here’s what you need to know about dog panting. What Causes Dog Panting? Here are some common reasons… Read More

Hector Joy, DVM
Jul 31, 2020

Howling is a form of communication, and it’s an innate behavior that can be seen in all canine species. While the most famous howling canine is the wolf, it’s not uncommon to see dogs howling as well.   Wolves use howling to identify themselves to other wolves, to ward off… Read More

Teresa Manucy, DVM
Jun 30, 2020

[video:wistia|hazg4mch1f|true] Barking is a common way for dogs to express their desires to their pet parents and to the world around them. But excessive dog barking can be frustrating and startling—and possibly a sign of an underlying behavioral issue. It’s important to… Read More

Apr 23, 2020

For people, anxiety can feel overwhelming and debilitating at times. If you have a dog that struggles with fear, anxiety, or stress, it’s important to be supportive and patient. Calming a frequently anxious dog is possible, but it may require collaboration between you and… Read More

Sandra C. Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
Feb 25, 2020

The life of a dog seems like such a leisurely experience. Get out of bed, go outside to relieve yourself, come in, have a snack, and go back to bed. Then wake up, go outside again, have dinner, and then go back to bed for another nap. While this may seem like a lot of time… Read More