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Why Do Dogs Dig Their Beds? And Other Weird Behaviors

By Geraldine Orentas

It’s funny. Our dogs go through this ritual before going to bed that often includes scratching, digging, and even chewing their beds. But why?

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How to Train Your Dog to Stay Off the Couch

Training Series: The LAY LO Way to Keep Your Dog Off the Couch

By Geraldine Orentas

Whether you have a puppy or an older dog, deciding on ground rules for couch time is a huge part of training your dog. Luckily, this is a reasonably easy training process that can take about 2 to 4 days, depending on how serious you are. 

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Training Series: How to Crate Train Your Dog (With Tips from a Trainer)

By Geraldine Orentas

While crate training is undoubtedly controversial, it’s up to pet owners to choose the training methods that best align with their beliefs. If you’re still unsure about this training method, we reached out to Ayumi from Paw by Paw Dog Training & Behavior to share her thoughts on crate training and some of her recommendations. 

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Training Series: How to Acclimate Your Dog to a New (LAY LO) Bed

By Geraldine Orentas

Teaching your dog how to acclimate to a new bed is an easy training journey that takes about two to four weeks to master. To help you get started, we asked Ayumi from Paw by Paw Dog Training & Behavior--and a LAY LO dog owner, a few tips on how to get your dog acclimated to their new bed. 

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Should Your Dog Sleep In Your Bed? How Bad Can It Be?

Should Your Dog Sleep In Your Bed? How Bad Can It Be?

By Geraldine Orentas

There’s something all-American about having a dog at the foot of your bed or snuggled close to you. Their warm fur, wet noses, and big, brown eyes can bring on all the feels. But, the all-time question remains: should your dog sleep in your bed

“Sharing a bed with your dog is a good bonding experience,” says Shadi Ireifej, DVM DACVS of VetTriage. “It gives them emotional comfort.” 

But as comforting as it may be, is it a good idea to co-sleep?

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The Laylo Pets-Approved Way to Keep Your Anxious Pup Calm

The Laylo Pets-Approved Way to Keep Your Anxious Pup Calm

By Geraldine Orentas

When our dogs feel anxious, we feel nervous too. Naturally, we want our dogs to feel safe and comfortable, so it’s tough to watch your little bud pacing, panting, whining, or scratching. Keep reading ways to calm an anxious dog in different situations and with other natural solutions. 

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