Posts tagged "separation distress"

Your Dog Behavior Questions for 'Love Has No Age Limit' Co-Author, Patricia McConnell

Your Dog Behavior Questions for 'Love Has No Age Limit' Co-Author, Patricia McConnell
Certified applied animal behaviorist Patricia McConnell answers selected reader questions this week. McConnell has written some of my favorite books about dogs, including “The Other End of the Leash” and “For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend.” Her most recent effort (with Karen London) is “Love Has No... Read more »

Pet Behavior Myths

Pet Behavior Myths
I love this story at DVM 360, “!0 Life Threatening Behavior Myths,” by veterinary behaviorist Dr. Valerie Tynes. It’s a particularly well written read but an important one because animals really do lose their lives as a result of these myths. Behavior problems continue to be the leading cause of relinquishment and euthanasia of pets... Read more »

Cesar Millan Offers Answers to Behavior Questions

Do you really want me to offer what I think is wrong with these answers?  (Millan’s production company removed the video known as Millan kicking dogs from YouTube. Not sure how they can remove this YouTube video) Question #1: I agree some dogs who destroy the house may not be getting enough exercise; Millan did... Read more »
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Is Your Dog an Optimist?

There’s no question that dogs do have emotions like our own. We know that, in part, based on brain chemistry. Of course, experienced dog owners have always known this. Dogs even have mood swings. For many dogs, that from happy to happier. But are some dogs optimist and others pessimists? Do some dogs see their... Read more »