One of the most common problems a canine behaviorist handles is separation anxiety. It is easy to become frustrated when your dog has separation anxiety, and that frustration can be sensed by your dog making the situation that much more difficult. SEPARATION ANXIETY What is separation anxiety, exactly? Separation anxiety is often thought to be … Continue reading Video: Separation Anxiety in Dogs
If you haven't met me personally, let me tell ya, I do not like to recommend anything that I don't know 100% works. Also, as a Canine Behaviorist who works with all types of anxiety day in and day out, I was a bit skeptical of the thundershirt at first. The company had some proving … Continue reading Dog Thundershirts and Why You Need One
You would be surprised at how much 'dog stuff' there is out there. We could make a HUGE list of everything we have found working at Canine Companions, but we are going to limit the list to ten today. Take a look below and find ten of the coolest dog gadgets today!
Essential oils for your dog are a simple, safe, and healthy solution to many issues. And, they can help your dog live a longer, happier life. Research has shown essential oils have the ability to relieve conditions ranging from itchy skin to digestion problems. From anxiety to depression. And, so much more. But… there’s still … Continue reading Find Out How Essential Oils Can Help Your Dog
Many dogs are sent to shelter home due to their anxiety problems that develop due to hyperactivity. On the other hand, dogs that are brought home from animal shelters have behavior issues like barking, digging, destructive chewing, etc. The problem, in both cases, is not with dogs but with the owners who fail to provide … Continue reading Top 3 Calming Exercises for Anxious Dogs
The Thundershirt applies a gentle, but constant, pressure to your dog's body to ease her anxiety throughout different situations. Of course, the Thundershirt often helps dogs get through thunderstorms (which is why it's called the thundershirt)... but it can also help decrease separation anxiety... or anxiety in general. The Thundershirt is often recommended before you … Continue reading Thundershirt Eases Anxiety
As a Canine Behaviorist, I have recommended D.A.P. to reduce anxiety levels for dogs often with high success rates. Those who have tried D.A.P. return to me happy to see an improvement in their dog's anxiety levels while at home. The hormone contained in the diffuser is similar to the one released to puppies from … Continue reading D.A.P. for Dogs: Reducing Anxiety