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Chewing is a common complaint among those caring for dogs younger than one year old. Learn why dogs resort to chewing and how you can it to stop, especially when it becomes a destructive behavior.

If your once lush green lawn has begun to resemble a minefield, your dog’s digging problem has likely gotten out of control. Find out why dogs develop digging problems and how to control it.

Your dog’s anal sacs produce fluid with a distinctive odor that identifies him and tells other dogs his sex, approximate age, health status, and other things. Read more about dog anal gland care here.

Coprophagia, the ingestion of feces by an animal, is quite common in dogs. Some eat their own stool, some eat that of other dogs, and some of other animals. Find out why and how to stop it here.

Dr. Amy Marder, V.M.D., VP Behavioral Medicine The Cat Who Licked Too Much When Evelyn met Li’l Bit at the ASPCA shelter, she was attracted to her because she was friendly and liked to be petted. Evelyn had lost her two elderly cats the previous year, but she had recovered from her loss and was ready for another cat. Li’l …

Canine possession aggression (CPA), also known as food or object guarding, occurs when dogs aggressively protect certain items. Learn more about this behavior and how to end it here.

For cats, seeing the cat carrier is often the first sign that something bad is about to happen. Creating positive associations with the carrier can help reduce your cat’s anxiety. Find out how here.

Most animal shelters have a dedicated, caring staff and operate with the animals best interests at heart. Should you ever come across a substandard organization, read these tips for what to do.