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Chewing

Posted on: January 18, 2014 - 2 Comments

  Most dogs love to chew but destructive chewing directed towards objects other than chew toys Is often a sign of a deeper problem such as separation anxiety. Chewing is a potent stress reliever and releases pleasurable endorphins into the body, while destructive chewing on doors or window frames can be a sign that a Read More

Nuisance Behaviors

Posted on: January 15, 2014 - 3 Comments

Dogs can bring so much joy and happiness to people’s lives, but they also have the potential to wreak major havoc. Lack of training and socialization, pent up energy, and stress can all cause a dog to act out and engage in various nuisance behaviors. From potty problems to chewing, and nipping, there are a Read More

Chew This, Not That!

Posted on: September 15, 2012 - 4 Comments

Chew This, Not That! Dogs need “occupational therapy.” So says Dr. Ian Dunbar, DVM, animal behaviorist and puppy guru. If you don’t give your dog something to do, your dog will find something to do. Although dogs are genetically hard-wired to chew, some dogs like to chew more than others. You can help encourage your Read More

Positively Dog Training Episode 204

Posted on: November 4, 2011 - 1 Comment

Victoria and Holly are joined on the Positively Hotline by Victoria's vet, Dr. Duffy Jones, as they talk about canine halitosis and why/how to brush your dog's teeth.  Also discussed, Holly's trip to the upper midwest, Victoria's emceeing of the Dog Jog, Halloween recap, upcoming live shows and more.  Ask Victoria questions include: potty training Read More

Victoria on the Today Show

Posted on: May 9, 2011 - 6 Comments

Victoria was a guest on NBC's Today Show with Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb on May 9, 2011 to help train Kathy Lee's maltipoo puppy, Bambino.

Separation Distress Syndrome

Posted on: December 23, 2009 - No Comments

Separation Distress Syndrome or SDS (Steven R. Lindsay 2005) is one of the most difficult behaviour problems to deal with in dogs because successful modification relies on owners being present at all times during what can be a long training process. Dogs and humans have a mutual need to form social attachments, and while dogs Read More