Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part V: The Big To-Do(s)

2014-04-11T03:18:36+07:00

Canine Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts Part V: The Big To-Do(s) Finally, a few big "Dos" for your fearful or anxious dog: 1. Obedience exercises. Fearful dogs in trigger situations can be helped [...]

Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part V: The Big To-Do(s)2014-04-11T03:18:36+07:00

Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part IV: Avoiding Avoidance

2013-10-13T18:00:46+07:00

Canine Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts Part IV:  Avoiding Avoidance 1. Don't avoid! Don't cross the opposite side of the street when you spot your dog's arch-enemy coming your way; don't chart walks [...]

Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part IV: Avoiding Avoidance2013-10-13T18:00:46+07:00

Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part III: Building Trust

2013-10-02T20:18:49+07:00

Canine Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts Part III:  Building Trust 1. Don't kill yourself trying to figure out why your dog is afraid - or even of what in particular. When I began my training [...]

Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part III: Building Trust2013-10-02T20:18:49+07:00

Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part II: Leashing Up

2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Canine Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts Part II:  Leashing Up 1. Don't use a back-clip harness, unless your dog's physiology requires it for health/safety reasons. (Physiological reasons might include a weak trachea or [...]

Fear/Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part II: Leashing Up2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Canine Fear And Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part I

2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

I recently had the privilege to speak at yet another fun and educational seminar from the good people at Brooklyn Bark and FIDO, on "Canine Fear and Anxiety". The title of my [...]

Canine Fear And Anxiety Dos and Don’ts, Part I2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Silly or Anxious? Dog Emotions and Viral Videos

2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00

Quite frequently, when someone shows me a "cute" animal video or photo on YouTube or Facebook, I don't react appropriately. Sometimes the clips or shots are funny, but often I interpret a [...]

Silly or Anxious? Dog Emotions and Viral Videos2013-08-11T18:53:15+07:00