Category Archives: Behavior and Psychology

The Most Awfulest Time of the Year

Graphic from ThatPetPlace.com
Graphic from ThatPetPlace.com

Who doesn’t love the Fourth of July? Your dog, that’s who. More dogs disappear from home on Independence Day than on any other day of the year. The fireworks set off this week are more terrifying than even thunderstorms, and in my neighborhood, they’ve already started.

From our friends at ThatPetPlace.com, here are a few things you can do to ease their anxiety and keep them safe.

I hope you and your dogs have a safe, fun holiday.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Easing Your Dog’s Anxiety as You Return to Work

From our friends at Women After 50 on Facebook
From our friends at Women After 50 on Facebook

If you’ve been home with your dog during the pandemic, it’s likely your dog has grown very accustomed to having you around and may have anxiety issues when you go back to the workplace full time.

Some might argue that our dogs have enjoyed the stay-at-home orders more than anyone else, leaving owners with more time for walks, fetch and quality time with our pups. However, with businesses reopening all throughout the country and stay at home orders being lifted, we can’t forget about how going to work can affects our pets. Continue reading Easing Your Dog’s Anxiety as You Return to Work

Rambo

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Anyone else have Rambo as a guard dog? My sweet Vizsla is one, but the Beagle is too short to see out the window so she just barks along. The Coonhound only whines – I hardly ever hear her barking or howling.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!