Tag Archives: naughty but nice dogs

Is Your Dog Optimistic or Pessimistic?

Posted on: February 17, 2017 - No Comments

When presented with something new or slightly unusual, does your dog respond positively, presuming it to be good (optimism), or negatively, presuming it to be a bad thing (pessimism)?

Create Your Dog’s Security Zone Today

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We can actually make our dog’s feel both calm and confident about their surroundings AND teach them a better way to cope when they do experience those emotions of overexcitement and overarousal.

“Reactive” dog? It’s time to turn struggle to strength!

Posted on: February 7, 2017 - No Comments

Naughty but nice dogs are often termed aggressive, reactive, angry, overconfident, EVIL - but - you know your dog isn’t any of those things really, they just need to be taught to make better choices and be happier about the things in their life! In fact, many of the things that NBN dogs do are often motivated by FEAR!

What is Arousal in Dogs and Why Should I Care?

Posted on: May 30, 2016 - 2 Comments

A "Naughty But Nice" (NBN) dog is exactly how it sounds - they are nice, beautiful, lovable dogs underneath but sometimes they make bad choices! In fact, many of the things that NBN dogs do are often motivated by high arousal!