Archive for July 2018

Resource Guarding

Resource guarding is a very common behavior in dogs. There are different reasons such as genetics, past trauma or competition. In my experience the behavior seems more common in certain breeds, particularly Herding Dogs, Spaniels, Beagles, Akita, but can show up in any dog. In most cases it is correctable but it is quite serious…

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What is Separation Anxiety

Written by: Laura Christiansen, National Dog Trainer of the Year Dog Separation anxiety Dog Separation anxiety is moderate to severe stress felt by sensitive dogs when distanced from other pack members. It can also be a fear of being left alone. It stems from a lack of self-confidence and is most common in shelter or…

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