Fear Free Happy Homes: Dogs 102: Home Life


October 29, 2021

Although modern dogs have adjusted relatively well to living life in a home, they still need to be able to do what they were born to do, or they can become bored and unhappy. Enrichment gives power and choice back to the pet, and reduces tension that builds through the restriction of spending most of their time inside a home. Create an enriched home life for your dog, whether it’s at mealtime, while they are home alone, or while they are with you.

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When Your Dog is Home Alone

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Training as Enrichment: Basic Skills

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