Understand your dog

Understanding common dog problems and how to solve them.

Why does my dog bark through the night?
Does your dog bark during the night, even though he's had plenty of exercise during the day? Tony Cruse may be able to…
Understand your dog
Why doesn't my dog like walking at night?
Many sound-sensitive dogs become worried when it gets dark in the evening. They quickly associate this time of day and…
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How can I stop my dog rolling in poo?
Does your dog tend to roll in poo when you take him out for a walk? Elizabeth Kershaw explains why...
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Why is my dog scared of cars?
Elizabeth Kershaw offers her advice to one of our readers whose dog is frightened of passing traffic. If you're…
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Why does my dog hate motorbikes?
Do you find that your dog's behaviour changes when a motorbike passes him while out on a walk? This is probably because…
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How can I cure my dog's food aggression?
Elizabeth Kershaw offers some tips on how to stop your dog being aggressive during mealtimes...
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Why is my dog being destructive?
Dogs can be destructive for many reasons, including boredom and loneliness. In most cases, dog's don't like not being…
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Why is my dog possessive?
Why is my dog possessive? Possessive aggression should always be taken seriously, in any dog - not least because of the…
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Why do dogs chase their tails?
Why do dogs chase their tails? Behaviourist Claire Arrowsmith explains why dogs chase their tails, and how to discourage…
Understand your dog