Many dogs suffer from anxiety and overarousal issues. In my holistic practice, I have a specific interest in assisting them. I encounter a lot of dogs who are locked in an overarousal condition. Most of the time, their sympathetic nervous system is overactive. These dogs have become accustomed to being aroused. As a result, they have a … Continue reading 6 Ways to Help Your Dog with Anxiety
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
Your dog's behavior reveals a lot about his mood. And, though you may not be fluent in canine lingo (aside from understanding what it means when she salivates), you must learn to interpret dog behavior. Have you ever seen your dog licking a certain texture or circling the same area in front of you? There are … Continue reading 12 Dog Behaviors & What They Mean
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!