IS MY DOG ANXIOUS?

IS MY DOG ANXIOUS?

ANXIETY & HYPER AROUSAL IN DOGS All dogs experience anxiety or stress regularly.  It’s what motivates them to find shelter, food, social contact, avoid pain, and learn new things.  This is normal adaptive stress that presents circumstantially and...
WHY WON’T MY DOG COME WHEN CALLED?

WHY WON’T MY DOG COME WHEN CALLED?

WHY WON’T MY DOG COME WHEN I CALL? A good recall can truly be a life saver yet it’s one of the cues that owners struggle with the most.  Do you always do as you’re told?  Why not? An honest answer to that question can unravel the mysteries behind why...
Mastering Holiday Stress

Mastering Holiday Stress

‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!’ -said no person or pet who has ever suffered from any sort of anxiety. With only one down and two holidays remaining, it’s going to be a little while before things settle down. As our routines change, holidays can be a...

A Dog Owner’s Tool Kit

A new dog can be a major source of stress for an unprepared owner.  Help your new friend make a quick and easy transition into your home by procuring a few essential tools  in advance.  The following items are must haves for the average dog owner’s...
The Ins and Outs of Puppy Biting and Mouthing

The Ins and Outs of Puppy Biting and Mouthing

PUPPIES BITE HARD! Your arms are scabbed and scratched, your clothing has rips and snags.  One moment you’re snuggling with your sweet baby and the next minute they’ve turned into Cujo! While puppies can come with a host of frustrations, Puppy Biting,...