Dealing with a whining dog is just as troublesome as dealing with a barking dog. Many people find incessant whining to be the most irritating of dog behaviors. Pups in the wild instinctively whine to alert their mother when something is wrong, so that she can make correct the problem. Typically, as wild dogs mature Read more…

When a dog whines it is trying to communicate. One of the first actions a dog learns is to whine. When it is hungry the puppy whines to let its mother know. The mother dog feeds the puppy and the puppy learns that whining produces the desired result. A puppy will continue to whine when Read more…

Whining is instinctive for puppies when they are hungry, tired or cold. Mother dogs provide a safe place to sleep, warmth and milk to their puppies when they whine. Gradually, the puppy will start to connect the two things and will begin to whine deliberately. This is how the puppy lets his mother know that Read more…