Tag Archives: noise phobia

Positively Dog Training Episode 410

Posted on: June 19, 2015 - 3 Comments

On this special episode, Victoria and Holly dedicate the entire show to answering Ask Victoria dog training questions. From what to do if your dog bites someone to how to improve a dog's fear of loud noises, this episode covers all your most pressing training questions.

Canine Noise Phobia Series

Posted on: July 4, 2014 - No Comments

The Canine Noise Phobia Series (CNP) is a 4-CD compilation of specialized audio recordings and innovative training protocols specifically designed to reduce and prevent noise phobias and anxiety in dogs. “In my work as a dog trainer both on TV and in private practice over the past 15 years, I have seen countless dogs suffer Read More

Baby Crying Phobia

Posted on: January 18, 2014 - 2 Comments

Just as the cries of a new baby may make a new parent anxious, they often have the same effect on dogs. This can cause anxiety-related behaviors such as chewing, toileting accidents, and sometimes aggressive behavior. There are things you can do, however, to minimize the stress your dog feels when your baby cries. How Read More

Thunderstorm Phobia

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Thunderstorm phobia is a relatively common problem for dogs, particularly for those that live in areas where stormy weather is more frequent. Whether fear of thunderstorms is elicited by a singular traumatic experience or prolonged exposure, the result is often highly distressing for dogs and people. Without extensive behavioral therapy and management strategies, phobias become Read More

Fears and Phobias

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Fears and phobias are relatively common and can affect dogs of all ages and all breeds. But there is a difference between fear and phobia. Fear is a normal response to an actual or perceived threat or situation, while a phobia is an exaggerated fear response that can completely overwhelm a dog. Some dogs are Read More

Overcoming Thunderstorm Phobia

Posted on: August 22, 2013 - 8 Comments

Thunderstorm phobia is a relatively common problem for dogs, particularly for those that live in areas where stormy weather is commonplace. Whether fear of thunderstorms is elicited by a singular traumatic experience or prolonged exposure, the result is often highly distressing for dogs and owners. Without extensive behavioral therapy and management strategies, phobias become deeply ingrained and even harder to overcome.

REDIRECT – CNP Product Page

Posted on: October 13, 2011 - 12 Comments

Victoria Stilwell’s revolutionary Canine Noise Phobia Series (CNP) is a 4-CD compilation of specialized audio recordings and innovative training protocols specifically designed to reduce and prevent noise phobias and anxiety in dogs.  “In my work as a dog trainer both on TV and in private practice over the past 15 years, I have seen countless Read More

Fireworks are not only for the 5th November (sadly!)

Posted on: December 2, 2010 - 3 Comments

After another long strung out period of loud bangs, fireworks night has thankfully been and gone for another year, but not before it affected many of our household pets.  Standby for one of my soapbox moments; Fireworks(or Guy Fawkes) Night seems to be developing into Fireworks Fortnight, as the celebrations begin a week early and Read More

Coping With Thunderstorm Phobia

Posted on: December 23, 2009 - 3 Comments

Working with dogs that have a fear or phobia can be complex because even though some common fears can be successfully worked with, other fears and phobias are deeply ingrained and therefore highly resistant to change. Thunderstorm phobia is a relatively common phobia for dogs, particularly for those that live in areas where thunderstorms are Read More