The Bark Advice Column

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

What do I do when my puppy won’t walk outside?
How do I bond with a nervous or fearful dog?
Is snout shaking a proper or awkward way to greet a dog?
Help! How to do I train my dog to not whine in the car?
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