Keeping Your Dog Safe and Calm on the Fourth of July The Fourth of July is a fun-filled day of celebration for Americans across the nation. Unfortunately, it is not such an exciting time for their dogs. From the terrifying shrieks and booms of fireworks, to the enticing aroma of neighboring cookouts, Independence Day can … More 4th of July – Dog Tips
How to stop your dog from barking in an Apartment or Home. When a neighborhood dog barks continuously, it’s frustrating. However, when an apartment dog barks incessantly, it can actually lead to eviction. If you have a barking dog in an apartment complex, it’s extremely important that you take steps to rectify the situation. The … More Stop Dog Barking in its Tracks!
When it comes to Puppy Training; It’s a big, exciting, scary world out there, especially for a little puppy who loves to explore but doesn’t understand what some sights and sounds represent. Sounds like thunder, fireworks, vacuum cleaners, door bells, horns – they’re loud, unexpected, and sometimes downright terrifying. Socialization and Exposure Training is an … More Puppy Training 101 – Socialization and Exposure
Counter Conditioning and Dog Desensitization: What They Are and Why They Work What They Are and Why They Work A clap of thunder. A knock on the door. A yapping dog down the street. Certain sounds can set off negative responses in some dogs, and frankly, they can be pretty annoying. Fortunately, you don’t have … More Counter Conditioning and Dog Desensitization
According to Pets.Webmd.com, Thunderstorm phobia in dogs is a real phobia that generally doesn’t go away on it’s own. Thundershirts, Desensitization, Counter conditioning and creating a safe space are all recommended in treating noise phobias. Like most things, there’s no silver bullet to cure Noise Phobias. They recommend a multi-faceted approach of: “Rewarding Calm Behavior” … More Thundershirt & TrainAway – Calm Dogs Scared of Thunder.
Pet Owners Can Now Turn Smartphones into Dog Training Tools with Launch of TrainAway App for Fearful and Anxious Dogs TrainAway app allows dog owners and dog trainers to desensitize their pets from loud and scary noises with over 100 professionally or self-recorded sounds Colorado Springs, CO (November 19, 2018) — Pet owners with dogs that … More Dog Training with the push of a Button!
If you’re reading this post, I assume Congratulations! are in order. This is an exciting and sometimes scary time. But don’t worry, when it comes to dogs and babies you generally have nothing to worry about. Although, it never hurts to prepare just in case! Dogs and Babies – Three Phases to Prepare for. 1. … More Dogs and Babies – How to Introduce them?