Behavior & Training

Find solutions and answers to questions about your pet's behavior, from basic training to complex problems. Our experts will help you understand your pet - and teach both you and your pet new tricks. more ›

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Wed, Sep 19 | By Lori Mauger, CPDT-KA | 2

Easy ways to make learning fun for your pets. Adolescents at Heart Dogs appeal to us as companions due to their social nature. Actually, dogs and humans share an interesting similarity that may be partially responsible for t… more ›

Training Your Dog Through Play

Fri, Aug 24 | By Maggie Marton

Easy ways to get your pet ready for the slower fall season. As summer winds down, it's time for two-legged and four-legged family members alike to prepare to go back to school. And the start of the school year can be just as hard on your dog as… more ›

Prepare Your Pet for the 'Back-to-School' Blues

Tue, Aug 21 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff

Keep your pet active and engaged with these playtime products. As kids head back to school, many pet parents may wonder if their four-legged family members could also benefit from mental stimulation. Fortunately, many products now feature… more ›

Interactive Pet Toys for 'Back-to-School' Days

Wed, Aug 8 | By Lori Mauger, CPDT-KA | 1

Quick and easy ways to train your dog on a retractable leash. Mary Wright and her exuberant 90-pound Labrador retriever, Buddy, are out for a morning walk in their bustling urban neighborhood. Mary regularly walks Buddy on a retractable leash, … more ›

Leash Training Tips

Sun, Aug 5 | By Lori Mauger, CPDT-KA | 1

What you need to know before choosing a highly intelligent dog breed. Selecting the perfect dog for your lifestyle is challenging enough given the myriad of breed choices and mixtures, not to mention the vast differences in size and appearance … more ›

Is a 'Smart' Pet Right for You?

Thu, May 31 | By Charlotte Reed | 2

Maintain a safe, pet-friendly yard this season. Spring is probably the busiest season for homeowners to work in their yards. Many of these chores -- such as cleaning up from winter; preparing soil for planting, buying flowers, plants and trees;… more ›

Garden Dangers for Your Pet

Wed, May 16 | By Maggie Marton | 1

Helpful hints for traveling by car with your pet. Hitting the road for a family vacation this summer? Bring your dog! Taking your pup on a road trip can be enjoyable for everyone -- especially your dog -- as long as you plan ahead. Amy Burkert … more ›

5 Ways to Get Your Pet Ready for the Road

Wed, May 9 | By Amy Lieberman | 1

Keep your pet healthy and happy during warm weather activity. As the warm spring months set in, and get ready to give way to the hotter summer season, pet owners are likely trying to take advantage of the nice weather and get outside more with… more ›

Exercising Safely With Your Pet

Sun, Apr 15 | By Zootoo Pet News Staff | 3

Tips for keeping your four-legged family neat this season. Even if warm weather hasn't arrived in your neck of the woods, it's time to dust off the mop and don a pair of rubber gloves because spring cleaning is at hand! But for all you dog owne… more ›

Spring Cleaning With Your Pet

Thu, Mar 8 | By Lori Mauger, CPDT-KA | 1

Have fun on a journey of learning with your pet! A pet-savvy person recently commented that as much as she adores her sweet rescue dog, “He’s dumb as a post.” Is it true that some dogs are lacking in the I.Q. department, or could it be th… more ›

Lifelong Learning With Your Dog

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