Dog Behavior Directory
Is your dog's behavior normal? Barking, digging, humping, whining –- sometimes it's hard to know if you should ignore the behavior or try to teach him to behave better. And how do you reward the good behavior? Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage of typical and unusual dog behaviors and much more.
Dog Painful Urination: Causes and Treatments
WebMD discusses possible reasons your dog is having pain while urinating.
Why Does My Dog Poop In the House?
Any dog can poop in the house sometimes. If it happens more often than usual, your furry friend may have a problem. Here are some common causes and what you can do.
Dog Always Thirsty? How Much Water Is Too Much?
How do you know if your dog is dehydrated? WebMD explains conditions that could lead to excessive drinking.
Understanding Why Dogs Bark
WebMD explains why some dogs bark too much and offers tips on breaking them of the habit.
Depression in Dogs
WebMD discusses causes and symptoms of dog depression, and how you and your vet can work together to treat depression in canines.
10 Smartest Dog Breeds: Most Teachable, Trainable Dogs
WebMD lists the 10 smartest dog breeds including what they were bred for and if they make good family pets.
How to Read Your Dog's Body Language
Struggling to understand your dog? Read on to learn how to read them through their body language.
Pets' Amazing Abilities: Can They Sniff Cancer, Low Blood Sugar, and More?
WebMD talks to experts about whether dogs can sniff cancer, predict seizures, and more.
Slideshows & Images
Dog Behavioral Problems -- Barking, Chewing, and More
WebMD’s Dog Behavioral Problems Slideshow explains how to help eliminate common issues like chewing, excessive barking, aggression, biting, jumping, and begging.
Is My Dog Normal?
WebMD decodes a range of puzzling canine customs, from chasing their own tails to rolling around in unmentionables, Many quirky habits are normal in dogs, though a few may suggest hidden medical problems.
The Best Dog Breed for Your Health and Personality
WebMD illustrates the personalities of several canine companions that will compliment your lifestyle. Whether you have allergies, mobility problems, or a house full of kids, there is a dog that fits your household.
Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Dogs and Cats
Pet emotions, body language, contagious diseases, intelligence, and care are explored in this myth-busting feature. Pictures illustrate puzzling dog and cat behaviors in a glance.