Emerging research has been showing the connection between gut microflora and health. While the balance and kind of bacteria is different between people and dogs, recently a study indicated that supplementing with a particular strain of prebiotic may actually help dogs with behavior issues such as aggression, separation anxiety and do on. Serotonin has been long correlated … [Read more...] about Specific Prebiotic May Help Behavior Problems Pilot Study Indicates
There are two reasons to discover what is causing your dog to behave aggressively. One reason is If you can predict when it might happen it's easier to keep other around you safer. The knowledge that your dog reacts badly when people come into the house allows you to handle the situation differently, by putting your dog into another room for example. But there is another … [Read more...] about Why is my dog acting like that?
Aggressive behavior in dogs occurs on a continuum. It can range from being completely normal and appropriate for the situation to abnormal and inappropriate. A problem can evolve slowly over time or it can seem to appear suddenly and without warning. It may occur with other behavior issues such as anxiety, or it may be influenced by health factors. When your dog first shows … [Read more...] about Do I need help for my dog?
There are many reasons to use a dog treadmill: poor mobility in dog owners, physical rehabilitation for dogs, humidity and heat, cold, ice and painful salt on sidewalks. Or perhaps your dog just has an abundance of energy. A treadmill may be just the thing to add to daily outdoor walks. But there is probably no greater need for a dog treadmill than by an owner who owns a … [Read more...] about Using a Dog Treadmill
We thought it might be interesting to look at Google Trends for the search data of the term "shock collar" vs "dog aggression" and "dog muzzle" by different English-speaking countries from 2004 to 2018. We thought that potentially they might indicate general interest. We don't know why these searches were made. For example, someone might be looking for a shock collar to … [Read more...] about The difference between the interest in shock collars vs dog aggression and muzzles by country