Posts tagged "separation anxiety"

Dog Home Alone

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So, what do dogs do when they’re home alone? And what do cats do when they’re alone at home? This video, viewed by millions, is simply fun. However, I suggest the dog walked into the room (at :26) lick lipping and somewhat stressed. Not a severe case of separation anxiety, but the dog is distressed... 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 »

Decoding Dogs: Five Tips at Western Veterinary Conference

Decoding Dogs: Five Tips at Western Veterinary Conference
Decoding dogs, here are five tips with veterinary behaviorist Dr. Debra Horwitz and myself. Together; we presented this talk, in conjunction with the book “Decoding Your Dog” authored by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, at Western States Veterinary Conference during sessions called WVC Live, Las Vegas on February 17. - Zen dogs - The... Read more »
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Vitamin C for Dogs; Homemade Cat Diet; Dog Scratches Overnight: Answered at Vet Conference

Vitamin C for Dogs; Homemade Cat Diet; Dog Scratches Overnight: Answered at Vet Conference
Experts attending the Western Veterinary Conference (Feb. 16-20) to answer a pawful of your questions: Q: My Tibetan Spaniel suffers from chronic urinary infections. After spending $500 to rule out tumors in the bladder, I started giving her a Vitamin C tablet every morning — and she’s never had the problem since. This was a... Read more »

Decoding Your Dog: American College of Veterinary Behaviorists

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Decoding Your Dog, authored by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists covers everything you might want to know about dog behavior….including the best way to train dogs, what to do to prevent an array of behavioral issues and what to do about them if they do occur, such as separation anxiety.  The book covers everything... Read more »

Dog Training Talk with Laura Monaco Torelli with Steve Dale

Dog Training Talk with Laura Monaco Torelli with Steve Dale
Laura Monaco Torelli isn’t just another dog trainer, she is a faculty member of the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior….Listen HERE to our wide ranging conversation on WGN Radio’s Steve Dale’s Pet World on the state of dog training dog, how marker-based training works, what types of equipment dog trainers or even... Read more »
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Depressed Unemployed Dogs

Depressed Unemployed Dogs
Many dogs are depressed,  and I believe a ‘doggy psychiatrist’ would call these dogs clinically depressed. The depression isn’t caused by concerns about stock market or that their favorite baseball team isn’t winning, it’s caused greatly by little to do and with little interaction with family members. Often times there are any of or a... Read more »

Victoria Stilwell Tells Steve Dale She's Positive e-Collars are Abusive

Victoria Stilwell Tells Steve Dale She's Positive e-Collars are Abusive
On Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio, listen HERE to dog trainer Victoria Stilwell from Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog. I asked her about actress Eva Mendes fancying a shock or electronic collar. “It’s one thing about putting one around your hand to try to test them, it’s another thing to put... Read more »

Talking Pets with Bill Moller on WGN Radio

Talking Pets with Bill Moller on WGN Radio
Pet Behavior segment on WGN Radio with Bill Moller - Listen here for this week’s I begin with a special presentation to Bill. It’s a toy for cat or dogs which you drop kibble on. For pets who inhale their food and then it comes right back up (Uck!) or for just leaving something out... Read more »
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Tour Rocks, Helping Pets with Behavior Issues

Tour Rocks, Helping Pets with Behavior Issues
Coldplay, Aerosmith and Justin Bieber are touring this summer — and so are pet experts on the Keep L.O.V.E. Alive Behavior Express Tour 2012. The L.O.V.E. (Leaning On Veterinary Expertise) Tour kicks off at the San Diego Zoo on Thursday, Aug. 2, during the Conference of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The big bus —... Read more »
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