Posts tagged "dog behavior"

Jack Russell Dog Has Odd Playmate

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Jack Russell Terriers (sometimes called Jack Russell ‘terrors’) are known to not only terrify vermin, but may eat them. Just being honest. So this isn’t something you see everyday. Here the story of a more typical Jack Russell Terrier.   Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list... Read more »

Thunderstorm Anxiety; Fighting Cats; Pit Bulls: New Research from Veterinary Behavior Symposium

Thunderstorm Anxiety; Fighting Cats; Pit Bulls: New Research from Veterinary Behavior Symposium
DENVER, CO. — A nutritional supplement with green tea as a primary ingredient can help dogs with thunderstorm anxiety; a new tool to inspire peace among dueling cats; and what it means to be called a pit bull when you’re a shelter dog. Investigators revealed their findings on these and other study topics during the... Read more »

Pet Radio Show Covers Pitbull-type Dogs to Italian Ice Joint That's Also Like a Dog Park

Pet Radio Show Covers Pitbull-type Dogs to Italian Ice Joint That's Also Like a Dog Park
Listen HERE, as I begin Steve Dale’s Pet World by talking with intrepid newsman Dave Schwanneee, and ask him if I look like a grandpa. We also reminisce about our days with radio legend and friend Fred Winston. Jeanne Kensik, owner of Extra Innings Wrigleyville Italian Ice - great Italian ice and also a dog... Read more »
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Crazy Dog? Hyper Dog? How to Calm a Dog

Crazy Dog? Hyper Dog? How to Calm a Dog
Q: I just adopted a rescued Labrador retriever mix. The shelter said the dog would be a good fit for me, but she’s crazy. I love that fact that she like to play, but she never quits! Is there an off switch for this dog? — B.H., Hartford, CT A: “Lots of things can contribute... Read more »

Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Haug Decodes Dogs

Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Haug Decodes Dogs
These reader questions regarding challenging canine behavior were answered by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lore Haug, of Sugar Land, TX. Lore is one of 20 contributing authors of “Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” (Houghton Mifflin, New York, NY, 2014; $27). I’m one... Read more »

Dog Chewed It: Decoding Your Dog

Dog Chewed It: Decoding Your Dog
Dog behavior is the subject of  ”Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones,” authored by members of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, and edited by myself, and veterinary behaviorists Dr. Debra Horwitz and Dr. John Ciribassi. Katie Jones told me that her dog... Read more »
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Behaviorist Answers Dog Behavior Questions; Editor Decoding Your Dog

Behaviorist Answers Dog Behavior Questions; Editor Decoding Your Dog
These reader questions about about “dogs with issues” were answered by Dr. John Ciribassi, a veterinary behaviorist in the Chicago area, and co-editor (with Dr. Debra Horwitz and myself) of “Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY,... Read more »

Thunderstorm Anxiety in Dogs, HouseSmarts-TV

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Thunderstorm anxiety is a common problem in dogs….It’s ironic that the night this aired on HouseSmarts with Lou Manfredini , at least in Chicago, there was a thunderstorm. I offer a pawful of solutions, including Adaptil, and products like the ThunderShirt, even distracting the dog with lovely music and food dispensing toys. There’s much more found... Read more »

Dog Behavior Questions Answered, Including Separation Anxiety

Dog Behavior Questions Answered, Including Separation Anxiety
Recently, Merrick Pet Foods conducted a contest via Facebook, asking readers to ask me: “Why does my dog…?” The first 20 responders received a copy of  ”Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014; $27) authored by members... Read more »
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Why Does My Dog? Merrick Pet Foods Helps Decode Dogs

Why Does My Dog? Merrick Pet Foods Helps Decode Dogs
By Steve Dale Merrick Pet Foods conducted a contest via Facebook, asking readers to ask me  “Why does my dog…?” The first 20 responders received a copy of   “Decoding Your Dog: The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, NY, 2014; $27)... Read more »
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