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The frustration of the Growly Dog owner: it’s NOT other folks’ fault that they don’t understand

Posted on: May 23, 2017 - No Comments

  “Could he not SEE that my dog was upset?” “My dog was on leash and under control - it was his dog that was out of control!” “Why, oh why, do people let their ‘friendly’ dogs invade the space of my fearful, reactive dog, and then blame me for being a useless dog-owner with Read More

Dog Reactivity – what actually is it?

Posted on: February 17, 2017 - No Comments

Got a reactive dog? A fearful, anxious, or aggressive dog? A dog who barks and lunges at everything she sees? This is just for you!

Help for the Fearful Dog

Posted on: February 7, 2011 - 17 Comments

“Lilly” certainly was little. She measured just up to the high end of my ankle and it made me shiver to think of what it was like to live down there with all the giant humans and bigger dogs tramping all over the place. Nevertheless, I’ve seen many confident, even overly-confident toy breed pups that Read More