Nobody plans to have a dog who barks, lunges, and scares people or other dogs. Certainly no one plans to have a dog who bites. Aggressive dog behavior can be confusing and frightening. And who could blame you worrying? Fortunately, there are a lot of things a dog behaviorist or well-qualified can do to help. Read more about Aggression and Fear in Dogs, tap here.
Separation Anxiety is a syndrome of behavior that can be as debilitating for dog guardians as it is for the dogs themselves. Dogs who suffer with separation anxiety are panicking. The humans who love these dogs often feel like they are trapped in their own homes. But there is hope. Certified Separation Anxiety Trainers (CSATs) have charted a path out of this suffering. We now have straightforward training protocols to help separation anxiety dogs and their families. Want to learn more? Let’s set up a. Michael would be happy to talk to you.
It can be a little surprising to discover all the trouble your dog can get into as he grows up. Who knew they had so much energy, right? Your dog may not be dangerous or scary. He may just be goofy to the point of being annoying. Or maybe he’s just big and always moving – or little and always under foot – or loud. Oh my, the barking! Read more about Fixing Unruly Dog Behavior, tap here.
People often ask, when should I start training my puppy. The answer is now. Start training right now. It’s not an exaggeration. Your new puppy is learning the very first day you bring him home. You might have heard of the critical stage of development that happens roughly between 8 and 18 weeks of age. Those are the first weeks he’s with you. Read more about Puppy Training, tap here.
So far your dog has been your baby. But, now there’s a human baby on the way. How will your dog handle that? Will he be jealous? Will he be a territorial dog? Or maybe he’s just so goofy and energetic we wonder if it will all be too much when the baby gets here. Don’t worry. There are actually a lot of things we can do to prepare your dog for all the changes ahead. Read more about Preparing life with a dog and a baby.
You may be outside our Houston service area. No problem. Our dog behavior team can help you no matter where you are. Our know-how and easy access technology allows folks access to dog behavior help and help with dog training around the world. Tap here to learn more about video and phone consultations.