How to Make Your Pet’s Space Cozy
Rest and relaxation is as important for our pets as it is for us. So how do you go about creating the perfect resting spot for your pet?
Should I Play Tug with My Puppy?
By giving a puppy an appropriate toy to tug with, we are saving our clothes from rips and tears by those sharp little teeth, and our tender skin as well. Plus, we are affording our puppy the opportunity to engage in very normal doggie behavior.
Dog Parks, a Closer Look!
As a behavior consultant I can tell you that my colleagues and I discuss this very topic often. We have classes about dog parks at conferences!
What You Need to Know About Kitten Socialization
Have a calm and gentle demeanor during introductions and always allow your kitten the option to not interact with stimuli. Pair new experiences with treats, toys, attention, and/or praise.
Getting Your Puppy or New Dog Used to Being Alone: Where’s Your Dinner Game
This game is an easy and simple way to build a bit of independence and confidence in a puppy or a new dog. It requires two people and a bowl of food!
Six Ways to Keep Your Dog Cool During the Summer Months
If your dogs love to run through the hose while you are watering, they’ll really like a splash pad!
Dogs and Automobiles – Part 2: Aversion and Motion Sickness
A desensitization and counterconditioning protocol may be helpful or even necessary to get the dog to tolerate or enjoy the car after a bad experience. A credentialed dog behavior consultant or veterinary behaviorist can help.
Summer Is Here – Protect Your Pets!
Although exercise is essential for a happy and healthy dog, be sure to choose a time of day, during hot months, that is safe for heavy activity and pay close attention to how your dog is responding.
Pets & Automobiles – Part 1: Safety
For a crate to effectively keep your pet safe and secure in your vehicle, your pet must be comfortable in their crate. Unfortunately, some pets find a crate stressful, in which case you will need to patiently help them learn that the crate is a safe place.
Safety Tips for Dogs Who Love Water
These tips will help your dog stay safe around water, so you can have a fun summer season!
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