Treat, Don’t Trick, Your Dog this Halloween

Avoid costumes unless your dog openly enjoys dressing up

Will You Trick or Treat Your Dog this Halloween? Halloween from a Dog’s Perspective Here are eight ideas to help understand Halloween from your dog’s perspective: Firstly, it matters less that your dog is well socialized to kids on Halloween than whether they are socialized to costumes. For those dog parents who say, “My dog…

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Heavy Petting

Watch your dog's signals to learn how he feels

Non-stop Loving on Your Dog Could Be Causing Stress When I have a meeting with clients on what motivates their dog’s behavior, heavy petting the dog in the family is fairly consistent. The time I spend with an initial consultation is in observation of body language, is in identifying anxiety- producing situations where communication with…

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