During and after a traumatic storm, it is extremely important to remember that your pets can experience extreme stress and anxiety due to the weather.
Positive reinforcement, which is rewarding good behavior with either a treat, praise or affection or a combination of each is the most effective approach for training dogs.
Having two or more dogs in your home doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it can sometimes make life easier since the dogs can actually keep each other company.
As many of us have witnessed firsthand living with them side by side, despite what their DNA has bestowed on them, many dogs and cats can certainly coexist in an extremely peaceful way.
A dog should always learn new techniques, commands or new behaviors only in a calm and relaxed state. Massage therapy helps.
It’s a familiar sight as the family dog goes around the dinner table looking for a quick treat. But do your dog a favor and resist the potentially unhealthy behavior.
Many dogs tend to dig which may appear as destructive behavior, especially if it occurs on your lawn or in your garden. But remember, your dog is never doing this out of spite or anger.
When cats perceive fear, a form of aggressive behavior can ultimately follow but there may be other reasons for feline aggression as well.
You may have seen your dog scooting around the floor. It may even have seemed comical at times. But it shouldn’t be taken so lightly.
A car can be a scary, confining place for your dog initially with too much sound and movement. Recondition that experience and make it fun for your dog.
Just as in people, dogs have varying energy levels, whether it’s low, medium or high. However, hyperactivity is a different thing.
Puppies are adorable but the nipping and teething, which are perfectly normal behaviors, can become a bit of a problem.
Cats love to play. However, sometimes some forms of social play can be misinterpreted as aggression.