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More Help for Stressed Pets

More Help for Stressed Pets

After dealing with Charlie’s serious separation anxiety for so long, I always worry about accidentally conditioning Pippi to start getting anxious too.  She’s very independent so I probably don’t have much to worry about it too much.  But on the other hand, she really hates change.  She stresses when we visit friends’ homes, she barks … Continue reading

Training that stubborn dog

Training that stubborn dog

I couldn’t have said this better myself so I’m not even going to try. Check out this great article about why you think your reward-based training isn’t working! There have been many times when Pippi just doesn’t listen and now I know what to look for instead of being frustrated because either she’s the worst … Continue reading

Pets and The Holidays

Pets and The Holidays

Along with all the love and cheer and Christmas spirit around this time can sometimes come a low (or even high) stress level regarding what to do with your 4-legged family members during the holidays.  Do you board them if you go away?  Hire a pet sitter?  What if you’re staying at home but all … Continue reading