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How to use clicker training to teach your dog

Clicker training is an animal training method based on behavioral psychology, where you mark and reward a desirable behavior.
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Caring for your dog’s incision after surgery

Here's what you can expect, what’s probably normal and what’s not normal after your pet has surgery.
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Immunodeficiency disease in Weimaraners

Weimaraners with immunodeficiency disease have one or more defects in their immune system, making them more susceptible to infections.
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Working dog breeds are more prone to health issues

Recognized for their intelligence and power, working dog breeds are also more prone to certain injuries and illnesses than dogs from other groups
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When tail wagging can be a bad thing

“Happy tail” is the name we give to a frustrating condition that affects the tip of the tail in particularly waggy dogs.
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Opioid epidemic puts police dogs in danger

Death by narcotics is rare for police dogs, but the recent surge in opioid arrests has increased the risks and numbers of K-9s affected.
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Nose work: the perfect dog job

Perhaps the most classic job for dogs (other than farm dog) is that of a tracking dog. They've been portrayed in movies for decades, but tracking isn't just for actors and police dogs.
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What to do if your dog has a seizure

For pet owners, seizures caused by epilepsy or other medical conditions can be a frightening problem.