Dogs very often mirror the emotions of their humans. Think about what makes you anxious, and you’ll probably have a good handle on what makes your dog anxious. Beyond that, think about things that may make anybody afraid or anxious. These are the things that are likely to make your dog anxious. Of course, some […]
What to Buy Before Getting a Dog
The decision to get a dog is one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. You need to be sure that you can provide the best possible home for your new pet to keep them happy, healthy and safe. If you have time to plan and prepare for this new arrival, you need to make sure that […]
What is Anxiety Caused by Canine Cognitive Dysfunction?
These days dogs can grow very old indeed, and along with longevity come all the accompanying frailties, including canine cognitive dysfunction. In this article, we describe what is commonly known as canine Alzheimer’s and provide good advice for dealing with it and for reducing the anxiety that naturally comes along with it. Read on to […]
Are There Natural Ways to Address Dog Anxiety?
Dogs may be anxious for a wide variety of reasons ranging from environmental situations to innate personality and character traits. Different dogs may express their anxiety in a wide variety of ways including: Defecating and Urinating Indoors Excessive Grooming and Licking Destructive Chewing Barking and Whining Aggression NippingSometimes dog phobias and anxieties are addressed through […]
What Can You Do About Separation Anxiety in Dogs?
Many dogs are afraid of being left alone and may show it by attempting to escape, digging, chewing, howling, barking, defecating and urinating in the house. A dog suffering from separation anxiety may begin showing signs of anxiety when he sees his or her person getting ready to leave. There are a few things you […]
Can You Use Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil for Anxiety in Dogs?
Just as in humans, CBD oil has shown to be helpful to some dogs experiencing anxiety. This oil is a compound that is found in the cannabis plant, specifically industrial hemp. It is a natural remedy that has been found to be helpful for people and dogs in supporting overall good health. It is said […]
Crate Training for Anxious Dogs
Crate training is an old standby for house training a dog, but it is also an important skill for any dog to learn. When used correctly, a crate is an excellent training tool and an especially good resource for use with an anxious dog. In this article, we discuss correct crate training and explain how […]
What is Anxiety in Dogs?
All animals, including human beings and dogs have the ability to experience anxiety. This is a healthy and normal emotion that has a genuine purpose in life, but in excess it can be unpleasant and can cause a great deal of difficulty in a dog’s life. Dogs of all breeds experience anxiety, and just like […]
Which is the Best Life Jacket for Dogs
Family time at the pool often means allowing for the playful fun of our four-legged friends. However, we can’t always assume that our dogs are strong swimmers – or that they are entirely clear of their own limitations in the water. There are even some breeds that struggle in water due to their short muzzles […]
Choosing the Best Winter Jacket For Your Dog
We all have our winter wardrobes and summer wardrobes with appropriate clothing for different temperatures and weather conditions. There is no reason why we shouldn’t offer the same to our pets. The doggy fashion industry continues to offer countless items of clothing and there are lots of practical winter dog jackets out there. So, why […]