Keep your pet safe during New Year’s Eve and this holiday season from fireworks. Due to COVID, there will likely be more frequent displays of fireworks all over the island. That means there will likely be fireworks closer to your home if you’re not having them yourself. Read tips and advice to keep your pet safe.
What is separation anxiety, how is it caused and what can you do to help your dog? Separation anxiety is anxiety that manifests itself as visible stress within 30 minutes of the departure of the dog’s person. The anxiety can vary from mild to severe. Separation anxiety is preventable and responds well when treated.
Though people find barking annoying and want to stop barking dogs, it isn’t annoying to dogs. Rather, it’s one of a variety of ways that dogs express themselves. Learn more on reasons dogs bark and how to teach them alternative behaviors.
Teaching your dog to respond to basic cues such as “sit” and “down” is easy, fun and gives fast results.
How to teach your dog to wear a head halter. Head halters are useful tools for strong and reactive dogs. The key to success lies in teaching your dog how to enjoy wearing them.
Learn how to stop your dog from chewing things you don’t want, by teaching him what things he can chew.
Learn about the benefits of crate training your dog. Dogs are hard-wired by their genetic history to be den animals. A den is a small, safe, well-defined space. It is a place in which dogs feel instinctively safe.
Learn why your dog reacts in certain situations and ways you can help lessen his need to react.
Why does your dog react when on a leash? Learn the whys and how to help manage and train your leash reactive dog.
Enrichment is an important part of a dog’s basic needs. It can decrease/prevent undesirable behaviors, support mental health, and lower rates of stress and illness. Our Enrichment Rainbow has activities the whole family will enjoy, no matter your time restraints, there’s something for everyone!