Archive for the 'Dog Anxiety and Fear ' Category

17 Signs Of Stress in Dogs

17 Signs Of Stress in Dogs

  I have been asked to write an article on signs of stress in dogs, which I think is wonderful! So, few people actually understand the things their dogs are trying to communicate to them! I recently had a “date”...

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7 Ways to Teach Your Dog to Face His Fears

7 Ways to Teach Your Dog to Face His Fears

Dog fears seem to be on the rise. I blame everything on social media and people’s sheer lack of time to spend with their dog. 15 years ago, it was rare to see an adult dog that had never been...

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Subtle Signs of Dog Anxiety and How to Ease Stress

Subtle Signs of Dog Anxiety and How to Ease Stress

It’s frustrating, you’re walking your dog, and he stops, looking at everything but you. He won’t move, no matter what you do. Or, perhaps, you invite a large group of friends over to meet your puppy, but he squirms and...

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6 Essential Tips to Avoid Dog Separation Anxiety

6 Essential Tips to Avoid Dog Separation Anxiety

Although I think most people diagnose any anxious dog or naughty dog as having “Separation Anxiety,” I have seen some unfortunate cases. True Separation Anxiety in Dogs Separation anxiety is not just soiling the house, barking, and shredding your things....

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3 Easy Tips to Keep Your Dog From Panicking When You Leave

3 Easy Tips to Keep Your Dog From Panicking When You Leave

Dogs panicking when their owners leave is a big problem these days! And, no one wants to be held hostage by their dog. I talked to a puppy training client who NEVER left his puppy alone. If you ask me,...

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How to Assess and Manage Separation Anxiety in Dogs

How to Assess and Manage Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation anxiety is one of those terms thrown around all the time when it comes to dogs and dog training. Misdiagnosis of Separation Anxiety The truth is, I believe that 90+ percent of people who are convinced that their dog(s)...

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How To Calm Your Dog During a Thunderstorm

How To Calm Your Dog During a Thunderstorm

I hate to start off any article so negatively… but I need you to understand that there is little to nothing that you can do to calm your dog DURING a thunderstorm. If your dog has thunderstorm phobia and a...

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Is My Dog Aggressive or is He Just Afraid?

Is My Dog Aggressive or is He Just Afraid?

I am asked this question fairly often. Most people opt to thinking that their dog is afraid. It is a lot easier for most people to think that their dog is afraid, or fearful, than to curse him with the...

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The Dangers of Dogs and Children

The Dangers of Dogs and Children

There is almost nothing better than the relationship between a dog and a child. However, MOST Adults Don’t Realize How Dangerous Dogs Can Be in Certain Situations! I think we have a romanticized ideal about how dogs and children should...

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The Top 3 Reasons Your Dog is Whining

The Top 3 Reasons Your Dog is Whining

A dog that whines is one of my pet peeves! I can handle full out barking a lot better than whining. There is just something about the pitch that sounds like fingernails down a chalk board. Thankfully, my dogs don’t...

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