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Last 5 entries

  • Dog Behaviour. Dogs performing the 'fake' yawn.
  • Dog Behaviour. Dog Training. The Dog Park.
  • Dog Behaviour. Dog Training. How does this Dog Behavioural Consultant feed her dogs?
  • Dog Behaviour. Dog Training. Noise Aversion/Fear of Noises
  • Dog Behaviour. Do you want dogs to like you?

19.09.2020

Dog Behaviour. Dogs performing the ‘fake’ yawn.

The ‘fake yawn’ is one way a dogs body relieves stress.
He or she may have ‘had enough’ or is getting frustrated in a situation.
They may be highly aroused in anticipation of an event, such as, ‘’I’m waiting, waiting, for that food bowl to be put down….come on!”
It pays to look at the overall situation to gain clearer insight as to the route cause of the ‘fake’ yawn but worth then addressing, if this is a stressful situation/event requiring resolution, Selina McIntyre, Dog Behavioural Consultant & Dog Trainer, Dogs Best Friend.

Admin - 12:05:47 @ Stress in Dogs, Why does my dog?

12.09.2020

Dog Behaviour. Dog Training. The Dog Park.

Dog  Parks  —
Importantly, the dog park is not the place to socialize puppies  (from an intensity and a potential disease risk perspective). Senior dogs too may find dog parks overwhelming. Pay attention to your  dog’s cues about this experience. [Read More…]

Admin - 14:34:28 @ Dog 'Ownership' Helpful Tips, Reactionary Behaviour

Dog Behaviour. Dog Training. How does this Dog Behavioural Consultant feed her dogs?

How does this Dog Behavioural Consultant feed her dogs?
With enrichment.
We split our dogs daily feed portion up and alternate between all of the below methods for feeding – variety is the spice of life. [Read More…]

Admin - 11:05:16 @ Dog 'Ownership' Helpful Tips, Entertainment for your dog

10.09.2020

Dog Behaviour. Dog Training. Noise Aversion/Fear of Noises

As part of the noise aversion scenario, it is common for dogs to become sensitive to stimuli that forecast something else. For example, with a dog that is scared of thunder, they have been known to react to the air pressure dropping, which leads to the wind getting up, which often accompanies thunder. Most markedly, your dog may start to pace and whine when the wind increases. [Read More…]

Admin - 11:37:48 @ Guy Fawkes and similar stressors for dogs, Stress in Dogs, 'Tis the Season'

Dog Behaviour. Do you want dogs to like you?

 Do you want dogs to like you?

You know those people, the ones that don’t seem to give a bar about dogs but dogs fawn all over them.
There’s definitely something to it. [Read More…]

Admin - 09:19:25 @ Dog 'Ownership' Helpful Tips, Safety Around Dogs, Strangers

 

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