He Wants a Belly Rub!

How do I know if my dog wants a belly rub? Why does my dog lie on his back?

In this post: How do I know if my dog wants a belly rub? Why does my dog lie on his back?   Why is my dog lying on his back? Does he want a belly rub? When your dog rolls onto his back and exposes his belly many people exclaim how cute it is […]

Growling is Bad, and Only Bad Dogs Growl

Why do dogs growl? Is growling bad?

In this post: Is growling bad? Should I let my dog growl? Do only bad or aggressive dogs growl? What do I do when my dog growls?     Is it bad that my dog is growling?   I’m going to say something a little controversial here, a dog growling is actually a good thing. It […]

Why do Dogs Yawn?

Why do dogs yawn? Is my dog always tired? Why do dogs fake yawn?

In this post: Why do dogs yawn?  Is my dog always tired?  Why do dogs fake yawn? Why is my dog always yawning? Is he tired?  Most of the time when presented with a dog who is yawning people say that the behavior is prompted by feeling tired. But, this is not always true! A […]

Why do Dogs Wag Their Tail?

Why do dogs wag their tail? Do dogs wag their tail because they are happy? My dog wagged his tail right before biting someone

In this post: Why do dogs wag their tail? Does a wagging tail mean my dog is happy? Why do Dogs Wag Their Tail? A dog’s wagging tail does not indicate that they are happy, friendly, or want you to say hi to them. It does however indicate a willingness to interact. But, there are […]

5 Stars! Book Review: Wag! The Science of Making Your Dog Happy by Zazzie Todd

Review of the Book, Wag, The Science of Making Your Dog Happy by Zazzie Todd

Figuring out how to write this review was actually a little challenging. Wag! The Science of Making Your Dog Happy by Zazzie Todd has so much to say that writing a succinct summary seems almost impossible. Todd has a beautiful way of taking long, boring, complicated research studies and translating them into easily digestible training […]

He knows he’s guilty! Right?

Do dogs feel guilty when they've done something wrong? Common dog body language myths busted

In this post: My dog knows he’s guilty before I even react Do dogs feel guilty when they’ve done something wrong? Do dogs feel guilt?  Why does my dog look guilty? Do dogs feel guilty when they’ve done something wrong? Have you guys seen the really “funny” videos of dogs cowering from their owner after […]

5 Stars! Book Review: Doggie Language by Lili Chin Reviewed

Review of Lili Chin Doggie Language Book

Lili Chin is a well known illustrator who has been designing various dog training related infographics for years now. She released her first book, Doggie Language, at the end of 2020 and I recently got my hands on it. If you are not interested in reading my whole review, you can stop right here, my […]