Dog anxiety is a real issue for many pet parents who find themselves unable to help their dogs cope with various stressors around the house. Loud storms, new puppies, and changes in normal schedules often lead to behavior problems in dogs. If your dog is showing signs of anxiety,
One of the most important and most preventable diseases that your dog (or pet) will undoubtedly face in his lifetime is dental disease. The Royal Veterinary College of London (RVC) published a PDF in 2002 that stated periodontal disease is the most common infectious disease of adult dogs. Did
There is no secret that dog marking is a never-ending circle of sniff, mark, sniff, mark. But when your dog is marking areas in the house or flower garden, you probably get as frustrated as every other dog owner trying to make it stop. Dog marking is a natural
When you have a dog that just cannot handle other people or other dogs, then you might be wondering how to socialize an aggressive dog. See, socializing an aggressive dog is kind of a tricky statement because I don’t think it means what you think it means.
When people speak
They say that a dog’s brain is much like a two-year-old’s brain; if that is the case then a time out should have the same effect on a dog as your toddler. The trick is finding out how to use the time out in a way that the right
As a professional dog trainer for over 25 years, and having worked for numerous veterinarians over the past 20 years, I have heard a lot of tales (not tails ) about a puppy or an adult dog that won’t sit still.
This is very common and no cause for
A silent dog whistle is a training device used by dog owners, hunters, and professional dog trainers to give commands over longer distances where verbal commands may not work. While the human ear may hear a faint, high-frequency sound from the whistle, a dog’s hearing is able to hear
Dog training hand signals have been around as long, in time, as dog obedience and dog training. Verbal commands are not always “where it is at” when it comes to dog training and dog behavior.
And, having been a successful professional dog trainer for over 25 years and working with
Your dog’s digestive system is a hub of activity and a major junction in their bodies. It’s a long journey through the entire gastrointestinal tract, and each stop plays a critical role in your dog’s health.
Caring for your dog’s digestive system may seem complicated, but this blog will break
Thank you to everyone who entered our “Caught In The Act” video contest earlier this month…
I asked you to send me videos of your dogs “caught” doing something that drives you crazy, whether it’s just an annoying habit or an outright destructive behavior.
And wow, did you all deliver!