Separation anxiety in dogs (2)

Separation anxiety in dogs

In the first half of Separation Anxiety in Dogs, we looked at why some dogs struggle with being left on their own, and what signs indicate that your dog might be suffering stress in your absence. This article looks at the nuts and bolts of helping bored, lonely dogs and those with separation anxiety, to […]

Separation anxiety in dogs

Before I begin to write about separation anxiety, I would like to start by pointing out that every dog is an individual, and while the principles outlined here will apply to a greater or lesser degree, only you know your dog’s history and circumstance. It is important to begin there and to carefully work out […]

How to train a dog

How to train your dog. Teach him to look to you for instruction.

How to train a dog  – part 1 A dog is a relatively straightforward creature, whose behaviour is driven almost entirely by what could be described as gaining reward and avoiding ‘punishment’ (more accurately, avoiding bad things happening). In many ways this is true of humans as well, except that we then moderate our behaviour through cognition. The […]

The Dog Zone Review, Custom Canine Care newsletter

Get ready for the launch of our new weekly email newsletter, The Dog Zone Review. This is a quality, original content email newsletter, with subscriber led content such as dog related Q&A, FAQ, dog behaviour hints and tips, in depth case studies, an up close look at what’s in your dog’s food, plus loads of […]