Dogs : More Challenging Behavior Issues

Little dog with separation anxiety staying close to a person
Separation anxiety in dogs is anxiety that manifests itself as visible stress in the dog when t...Read More
Two reactive dogs receiving treats during reactivity training
Some dogs are reactive toward other dogs when they are on lead: They whine, bark, snarl, growl or lunge at other dogs....Read More
German shepherd behind a fence
Some dogs are as sweet as pie when they’re out on walks with their people, but put them behind a fence in their yard or a window in their home and they bark ferociously, lu...Read More
Dog in front of a fence that provides a visual barrier
A visual barrier is something opaque, such as a curtain or tarp, that prevents a dog from seeing what’s on the other side of a fence or window....Read More
Dog behind a chain-link fence receiving training for dog barrier aggression
It’s not unusual for a dog to react to people and/or other animals when behind a fence in their yard or a window in...Read More
A shy dog is hiding behind a tree
Feral dogs have had very limited to no contact with people and consequently can be extremely nervous or fearful around them....Read More
a person calmly sitting by a nervous dog
A dog can be shy or fearful for many reasons: lack of socialization for your dog, prior bad experiences, or gen...Read More
This dog is guarding his bones.
Guarding (possessiveness) is a natural, normal behavior for dogs....Read More
Close-up on a black-and-white dog's smiling face
A muzzle is a helpful tool to keep everyone safe while you’re working to improve a dog’s social skills or trying to ...Read More
This dog is guarding her food treats.
What is object guarding? An object-guarding dog is one who guards objects that he considers to be valuable....Read More