Easing Canine Anxiety: Expert Tips for Stress-Free Vet Visits

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Understanding and Alleviating Dog Anxiety at the Veterinarian’s Office For many pet guardians, a visit to the veterinarian’s office can be as stressful for them as it is for their canine companions. Dogs, especially those who are shy, nervous, or fearful, can find the experience overwhelming, leading to significant anxiety. This reaction not only complicates […]

The Benefits of Ashwagandha, Lemon Balm, and Valerian Root Extract on Canine Anxiety

Calming Herbs for Dog Anxiety Ashwagandha, Lemon Balm and Valerian Root Extract

The Benefits of Ashwagandha, Lemon Balm, and Valerian Root Extract on Canine Anxiety Introduction Canine anxiety, a common concern among pet guardians, can significantly impact the behavior and quality of life of dogs. In the quest for natural and effective treatments, the use of herbs such as Ashwagandha, Lemon Balm, and Valerian Root Extract has […]

Unleash Inner Zen: Top Natural Remedies for Dog Anxiety (and CALM DOGS to the Rescue!)

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Conquering Dog Anxiety: Natural Remedies for a Happy, Less-Stressed Pup Does your furry friend have dog anxiety turn into a frantic furball at the sound of thunder, the sight of fireworks, or even a simple trip to the vet? You’re not alone. Dog anxiety is a common issue, affecting up to 14% of our canine […]

Understanding Social Anxiety in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Management Strategies

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Understanding and Managing Social Anxiety in Dogs Social anxiety in dogs can manifest in a multitude of ways, from the subtle showing of teeth to the more obvious attempts to hide or escape a situation. As pet guardians, recognizing and addressing these signs of distress is crucial for the well-being of our canine companions. This […]

Ultimate Guide to Desensitizing Dogs That Dislike Being Picked Up: A Natural Approach to Calming Dog Anxiety

Dog displaying signs of aggression such as bared teeth and tense posture when a person attempts to pick it up.

Desensitizing Dogs That Dislike Being Picked Up Introduction: For many pet parents, lifting their canine companion off the ground seems like an everyday, uneventful action. However, in some cases, this simple gesture can become a stress-inducing event, leading to growls, bared teeth, and in extreme situations, bites. Whether you’re a seasoned professional in the field […]

Understanding & Treating Canine Separation Anxiety: A Science-Based Guide

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Tackling Canine Separation Anxiety: A Science-Based Exploration Introduction Whether you’re a dog parent scratching your head at your pooch’s destructive behavior every time you step out, or you’re a seasoned canine behavioral expert working with cases of distressing doggie despair, the complex emotional terrain of separation anxiety in dogs is a challenge many face. This […]

Understanding Dog Anxiety: 10 Types You Need to Know – A Comprehensive Guide

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Understanding Dog Anxiety: A Comprehensive Guide to 10 Types  If you’ve got a pup at home or you’re a seasoned pro in the canine behavior field, you’ve probably encountered a doggo that seems a bit… well, anxious. Believe it or not, our four-legged friends can get stressed out just like us humans! So, let’s break […]

Understanding Canine Anxiety: The Role of Genetics in Dog Behavior

Dog Anxiety and Genetics

Is Your Dog’s Anxiety Genetic? Unraveling the Hereditary Factors That Influence Canine Anxiety Introduction If you’ve ever watched your dog pace nervously before a thunderstorm, destroy pillows when left alone, or cower at the sight of a stranger, you’ve encountered the baffling and sometimes heartbreaking world of canine anxiety. The furrowed brows and tucked tails […]

Managing Car Anxiety in Dogs A Comprehensive Guide

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A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding and Managing Car Anxiety in Dogs   Understanding the Origins of Car Anxiety Every behavior in dogs, including anxiety, has an origin. Whether it’s an evolutionary trait, an individual experience, or a combination of both, understanding the root cause helps tailor the solution. Puppyhood experiences Young puppies have malleable minds, […]

CALM DOGS and The Treat Party Protocol for Dog Noise Phobias, Dog Anxiety & Sound Sensitivities The Natural Alternative to Dog Anxiety Medications

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By Will Bangura, CDBC, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, FFCP, (Dog Behaviorist,) Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, Certified Professional Dog Trainer, and Fear Free Certified Professional. **NOTE: ANY CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. IN NO WAY ARE ANY OF THE ARTICLES, STATEMENTS OR CONTENT TO BE MISCONSTRUED AS MEDICAL ADVICE. ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR VETERINARIAN FOR […]