Dog Aggression? Nuisance Barking? Complex Dog Behavior Problems Do Take Time

Dog Aggression? Nuisance Barking? Complex Dog Behavior Problems Do Take Time

While our dogs do give us love and companionship, that relationship can sometimes become blemished by behavior problems such as aggression or out of control nuisance barking. In some cases it gradually gets worse as the dog owner watches or puts up with it thinking it will go away. Other times it is more sudden, […]

Barking: Is Your Barking Dog Creating Your Own Reality TV Program?

A recent client called about their dog’s nuisance barking at dogs and other animals on television. A favorite channel in their home was animal planet and that was at the top of the list for Charlie, their hound dog/retriever mix, Charlie has an unmistakable hound dog howl-bark that has greatly increased his owner’s anxiety and […]

Does your dog whine a lot?

Does your dog whine? Irritating isn’t it. But before you loose your patience, you need to make an evaluation of why your dog is whining. Is there something wrong? Does he need something like– to go out to the bathroom? Or, is he demanding something, like your attention?

Since our dogs can’t talk, their only forms of communication are barking and whining. When a dog consistently whines, the very first thing to check for are any medical issues. If your dog is in some type of pain, his way to deal with it is to whine. Especially if you have an older dog, arthritis can be very painful and the dog’s only way of telling you it’s in pain is to whine.