Angry Dog Behavior

Reading Dog Body Language: Anger and Aggressive Body Language Cues

In my last post, I covered the importance of understanding canine body language. I also profiled a few stress-related behavioral profiles. Today, I will be continuing this series on reading dog body language with a look at anger and aggression-related…
Dog Body Language

Reading Dog Body Language: Stress Related Cues

Why is Dog Body Language Important? Dog body language is the single method of communication that your dog has to convey their mood and physical health. For humans, body language refers to posture, non-verbal cues, and actions. This is no…
When you need to say no, you may not pet my dog

How to Politely Say No, You May Not Pet My Dog

If you have a dog with leash reactivity, anxiety, aggression concerns, or if you have a dog in training, telling people "no, you may not pet my dog" can be troubling. Today I want to talk about how to go…
Philosophy of Dog Senior Pets

The Importance of Respite Care For Senior Pet Parents

Being a caretaker is hard. It drains you physically, mentally, and emotionally. You spend your "off time" researching medications, supplements, aiding devices, diets, and exercises. Although that "off time" is seldom found because when you aren't being a caretaker, you…
Dog Seat-belt Harness

10 Safety Products Every Dog Owner Should Consider Using

Safety is a must when it comes to pet ownership. Me? I'm a stickler for safety. Not just because it's the best thing for Jet, but also because he's already so accident prone that I just can't afford any avoidable…
First Aid Kit For Dogs

Build Your Own First Aid Kit For Your Dog

They sell first aid kits built for dogs. I saw one the other day on a daily deal website. Pre-packed first aid kits for dogs are much the same as pre-packed first aid kits for people in that they are…