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  • You can't blame a dog for wanting to get up on the couch with you — it's comfortable! To keep your pooch off the furniture, give your pet comfy resting areas in your home, and then make sure to teach the "off" command.  Mikkel Becker explains how.
  • Plenty of dog owners observe this common behavior and wonder if there's reason for concern. In some cases, pups will gently but insistently lick one or both paws, while other canines will go so far as to chew their toes. Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly discusses the possible causes for the behavior.
  • The stay command is helpful in so many situations, from keeping your dog at your side while you wait for a crosswalk light to change to keeping him still while he is being groomed. Trainer Mikkel Becker shows you how to teach your dog to stay.
  • Dr. Marty Becker explains healthy shedding and shedding that could be a sign something is going wrong with your dog.
  • Yes, there are dos and don'ts for petting your own dog and dogs you meet on the street. Trainer Mikkel Becker explains what kinds of strokes are likely to soothe, aggravate or even potentially alarm a dog.

You can't blame a dog for wanting to get up on the couch with you — it's comfortable! To keep your pooch off the furniture, give your pet comfy resting areas in your home, and then make sure to teach the "off" command. Mikkel Becker explains how.

Plenty of dog owners observe this common behavior and wonder if there's reason for concern. In some cases, pups will gently but insistently lick one or both paws, while other canines will go so far as to chew their toes. Vetstreet's Dr. Patty Khuly discusses the possible causes for the behavior.

The stay command is helpful in so many situations, from keeping your dog at your side while you wait for a crosswalk light to change to keeping him still while he is being groomed. Trainer Mikkel Becker shows you how to teach your dog to stay.

Dr. Marty Becker explains healthy shedding and shedding that could be a sign something is going wrong with your dog.

Yes, there are dos and don'ts for petting your own dog and dogs you meet on the street. Trainer Mikkel Becker explains what kinds of strokes are likely to soothe, aggravate or even potentially alarm a dog.

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