The Bark Advice Column

The Bark’s advice columnist answers readers’ questions about canine behavior. Got a question for The Bark? Email

New dog is affectionate to previous guardian
Tips to prevent over excited dog greetings.
Can I find a reliable family dog at the shelter?
Recall training tips for the great outdoors
Leash-grabbing dog makes walking a three-ring circus.
Help! My dog has a personal vendetta against our mailman.
Advice on how to stop a dog who eats everything in sight.
Advice on how to deal with your dog's humping habit
What to do when a dog is part alligator
How many calories does a dog need?
Seven strategies to ease your dog's arthritis pain
Dealing with dry eye in dogs–a common canine ailment
Addressing the second most common problem on the vet hit parade
Don’t delay—see the vet today for a thorough workup
Gorging has its consequences—a cautionary tale
Common canine ailment responds to home care and familiar remedies