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How to ease your dog’s fear

Alleviate your dog's fear with these five simple steps. Is your dog anxious and skittish? Does she react with fear to many harmless events? Here are...

Natural help for anxiety

Anxiety can impact your dog’s quality of life and result in a variety of troublesome behaviors. The good news is that there are many...

Is your dog scared of thunderstorms?

Shaking, whining, panting and pacing are all signs of thunder phobia in dogs. Instead of dreading summer thunderstorms, find out how behavior modification can...

Three reasons why dogs bite

While biting is a form of aggression, only a small percentage of dogs that bite are actually aggressive. Here are three reason which may cause...

A new life for Marty the beagle

Once used a a laboratory testing dog, Marty a sweet and innocent beagle, now enjoys a life full of love. His muscles were frozen solid, rigid...

Understanding anxiety and aggression in dogs and cats

Why are anxiety and aggression so common in dogs and cats, and how can they be resolved? About three years ago, our Irish setter Coral...

Flower essences for anxious dogs

Flower essences can help relieve your dog's stress. Modern life is full of things that can make a dog nervous. From the constant assault of...

Is your dog antisocial?

Sometimes rescue dogs haven't been properly socialized. If this sounds like your pooch, don't fret. There are steps you can take to resolve her...

Easing your dog’s fear of thunder

Does your dog duck for cover whenever thunder claps? These simple simple solutions can help you ease his fear. A beautiful summer afternoon can take...

Understanding canine body language

Unfortunately, our dogs can't tell us how they're feeling. But we can get a pretty good idea by reading their body language. When your dog...

Flower essences for hypersensitive dogs

There are thousands of flower essences available and some can be used to naturally help fearful, anxious or hypersensitive dogs. “We have a 12-year-old pit...

Hypnotism for dogs

Hypnotism for dogs...is it a creative solution for anxiety, or a quack cure? According to one man, dog hypnotism is a surefire solution to your...

Chinese herbs for your dog’s anxiety

Your dog is scared of loud noises, hates being left alone and is jumpier than a jack-in-the-box. Chinese herbs can calm him down by...

Using energy to heal dogs and cats

The fields of animal behavior and energy work come together in this practitioner’s approach to helping dogs and cats. “As a child, I had a...

Understanding your cat’s body language

Learn how to interpret your cat's body language to eliminate misunderstandings and strengthen your bond. While I was working one day, Natasha my feline diva,...

5 ways to soothe fear in dogs

Alleviate your dog's fear based behaviours stemming from poor socialization, abuse, traumatic events and even genetics. Joe and Melissa adopted a young mixed breed from...

3 ways to help your scaredy-cat!

Does your kitty spend most of her time hiding in closets, under or behind couches, or in the most quiet, unused parts of the...

Is your dog leash reactive?

Leash reactive dogs can be hard to understand -- and even harder to train. This article will shed some light on this unwanted behavior,...

How to help your dog build confidence

Is your dog afraid of everything? Here's how to help him shake his fear and rebuild confidence.  If your dog is a "scaredy cat" the...

Is your dog extra sensitive to sound?

You know dogs have a keener sense of hearing than we do. What you may not know is that some are extra sensitive to...

Victoria Stilwell – Positive Training

Unlike a lot of TV trainers, the star of Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog doesn’t use heavy-handed methods to encourage good behavior...

How to use acupressure to prevent dog fights

It's not uncommon for fights to break out in multi-dog households. Acupressure helps calm canines and sets the stage for a harmonious environment. Bruin is...

Flying with felines

Flying somewhere this holiday season? If your cat is going too, these tips will help him stay safe and comfortable. If you're flying somewhere this...

5 ways to soothe anxiety in dogs

Poor socialization, abuse, traumatic events and even genetics can cause fear-based behaviors in a dog. You can’t undo his past, but you can help...

Does your dog display these calming signals?

You’re stressed out and your dog seems to be going out of his way to do the opposite of what you want. He may...

5 myths about anesthesia for animals

If you feel nervous about having your dog “put under” for veterinary procedures, you’re not alone. While there are risks involved, anesthesia is safer...

Understanding dog behavior

The following ten facts and tips will give you a greater insight into dog behavior, and help make training easier. Training a dog is a...

Teaching your dog when to stop barking

Barking dogs in themselves are not the problem. The problem is when, where, and how long the dog barks. Here's how to handle his...

Mind-body connection in animals

If you've ever witnessed the decline of a pet shortly after the loss of another, you've seen the mind-body connection in action. Here's a...

Motion sickness in pets

If the prospect of a car ride sets your four-legged companion to drooling or incessantly meowing or barking, he might suffer from motion sickness. Unfortunately,...