All Dog Behavior Articles

Dog behavior ranges from funny and adorable to odd and sometimes worrisome. At some point, virtually every dog owner has questions about the things their dogs do, such as eating grass, digging in the yard or being overly aggressive. Our behaviorists are here to help with dog behavior training ideas and tips and to answer your dog behavior-related questions. 

Dog digging

How to Stop a Dog from Digging

Is your dog digging holes in your lawn? Learn why your dog is digging and how to curb this negative behavior before it becomes a habit.

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How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need?
How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need?
How much exercise does a dog need? Learn from Purina dog care experts how often you should exercise your dog and fun games to improve your dog's overall health.
Running With Your Dog: Getting Started
Running With Your Dog: Getting Started
Running is a great exercise for active dogs. But canine performance can depend on age, breed, and fitness level. Find the best high performance dog food to fuel your pet.
Hiking With Your Dog
Hiking With Your Dog
Hiking is a great way to maintain your active dogs lifestyle. However, backpacking with dogs require time and energy. Find the best dry dog food for your active dogs.
Water Exercise for Dogs: Swimming Safely
Water Exercise for Dogs: Swimming Safely
Heading for water this summer? Remember that water exercise for dogs can be just the thing to help your pet stay active and escape the summer heat. Here’s how to do it safely.
Why Are Dogs Scared of Fireworks?
Why Are Dogs Scared of Fireworks?
Many dogs experience fear around loud noises, including fireworks. Find out why dogs are scared of fireworks and ways to keep them calm when firework shows are common.
5 Games to Play With Your Dog
5 Games to Play With Your Dog
Playing games with your dog is a great form of mental and physical exercise. Learn fun games and activities you can start playing with your pooch today.
Flying With a Dog: Tips, Tricks & What You Should Know
Flying With a Dog: Tips, Tricks & What You Should Know
Read these tips for a successful flight with your dog, from booking to take-off. We also have a simple day-of checklist to help you get your pet ready to fly.
Why Do Dogs Chew Everything?
Why Do Dogs Chew Everything?
Dogs chewing is a normal behavior, but it can become a problem for household objects. Learn why your dog is chewing everything and how to curb problem chewing.
Can Dogs See Color?
Can Dogs See Color?
Can dogs see color or are they all color blind? Visit Purina.com to find out whether dogs can only see in black and white or if they can see in color.
How to Stop a Dog from Digging
How to Stop a Dog from Digging
Is your dog digging holes in your lawn? Learn why your dog is digging and how to curb this negative behavior before it becomes a habit.
How to Socialize Your Dog
How to Socialize Your Dog
Looking to socialize a puppy or adult dog? Read about forming positive associations, avoiding stressful interactions, and taking steps towards socializing your dog.
Tips to Help Cats & Dogs with Separation Anxiety
Tips to Help Cats & Dogs with Separation Anxiety
When established routines change, pets can be affected by separation anxiety. Learn how to spot the signs and help your cat or dog’s separation anxiety.