A handler walks Major, one of President Joe Biden’s dogs, on the South Lawn of the White House.

Stress might have caused the Bidens' dog to bite – how to prevent bites in your house

When stressed, dogs — even famous ones — can react by growling, nipping or biting. Here's how to keep them calm.
Watch out, Labs: French bulldogs poised to win the pooch popularity contest
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Watch out, Labs: French bulldogs poised to win the pooch popularity contest

March 26
The compact, comic-looking dogs are now second only to Labs in pooch popularity.
Puppies need a lot of sleep to fuel their growth.
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The pandemic may be throwing off your puppy's sleep, which can result in behavior issues

February 26
Dogs, especially puppies, need plenty of sleep. Pet owners may be throwing off sleep schedules by being home all the time.
Not every cat enjoys lying on its owner’s lap being cuddled and purring.
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Can you raise a lap cat? How friendly your cat is depends on genetics, environment and early socialization

February 12
Genetics, environment and early socialization play a role in how your kitten responds to people.
Morning winter walks with Angus are the best — quiet, peaceful and with the occasional owl. 
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The Puppy Chronicles: Long winter walks with Angus are filled with peace and hooting owls

January 29
Long walks in the cold with Angus are filled with peace — and hooting.
As an experiment, I prepared a smorgasbord for Angus, each item containing 1/4 of a pill: liver sausage, peanut butter, cream cheese and Velveeta. The
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The Puppy Chronicles: Readers offer scores of suggestions for getting Angus to take his pills. Guess how many worked.

December 31, 2020
Readers had scores of suggestions for getting Angus' daily pills inside him. Angus scoffed at them all.
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The Puppy Chronicles: Better living through chemistry

December 8, 2020
After three years of training and tears, Angus' anxiety is starting to ease, thanks to something I vowed I would never do.