Dog Behaviour

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Confidence Building for Scared Dogs

Scared dogs need help with confidence.  Building the confidence in your scared dog can be as easy as playing a game. When your dog learns that doing one thing gets him something  he wants – that’s confidence building and the lightbuld goes off and he thinks YES I DID IT. The great part about this exercise […]

Tug with Your Dog – Good or Bad?

A lot of people have read that it’s not a good game to play  tug with your dog. But it can be a great energy burning exercise for your dog.  But there are a few rules to understand about the game.

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Barking for Attention – The Fix

Barking for Attention – The Fix Tired of your dog barking for attention? What if I said you could fix your dog’s attention barking by doing almost nothing at all? If that’s the case, then watch the following clip on Barking for Attention that was taken from our Friday night’s DogBehavior.TV show that streamed live […]

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Stop Your Dog’s Counter Surfing

Failed Attempts Fixing Your Dog’s Counter Surfing  Either your dog has run off with your dinner or lunch or even worse he’s grabbed something that could hurt him. You’re frustrated that you can’t stop it Equally as frustrating is all the “why don’t you try this” suggestions from friends, relatives and other dog owners. Things […]

Dog Problems in an Impatient Society

Can Your Busy Lifestyle Accommodate a Dog and Dog Problems?   I got a call the other day from a magazine reporter. She wanted information on how people could fit a dog into their life and still continue to jam-pack their nights and weekends. Engage in all their with social activities or go out with […]

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Help Your Fear Aggressive Dog

Do You Cringe at How Your Fear Aggressive Dog Reacts? Are you afraid of walking your fearful dog because he becomes violently aggressive at the sight of other dogs? Then it’s time to teach your dog how to react in a more acceptable way, with a training approach you may not have ever heard of! […]

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Dog Pees with Excitement – 3 Tips

If Your Dog Pees When You Greet, Relief in  3 Tips Beth said, “Bert, our dog pees with excitement when we first come home! We’ve tried everything and nothing seems to help.” Do you have a “Piddle Pooch” too? If You always get a wet greeting, you’ve got to get past your anger to fix […]

Tips For Your Thunder Phobic Dog

Is Curing Your Thunder Phobic Dog a Total Lost Cause? Or is a cure at least within the realm of possibility? And if so, what do you do to cure or even calm your thunder phobic dog? Really bad storms recently ravaged through the Texas Hill Country and other parts of Texas leaving many very […]

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On-Leash Dog Aggression-Fix It

Your Stress Can Trigger On-Leash Dog Aggression     You may not even be aware that your fear and stress could be your dog’s first clue that something is wrong. Your emotional state can actually cause on-leash dog aggression in your dog. Judy was oblivious to it. With a dog that has had limited opportunities […]

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Dog Invades Their Space

 90# Dog Invades Their Space, A Huge Problem! John and Mary were concerned that their 18 month old male German Shepherd dog invades their space all the time. He also pushed his way into their children’s space and also visitors. It was no laughing matter. Blaze, the German Shepherd was a whopping 90 pound problem! John said, “My […]