After feeling needle-sharp teeth sink into your skin enough times, you might start to wonder, why is my puppy biting and how can I get them to stop? Puppy play-biting can be
As a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, even mild resource guarding and touch sensitivity in puppies are concerning to me. These aggressive behaviors as well as other fear-related behaviors do not improve with
More Than a Puppy Obedience Problem: When an Owner’s Concern About Heel Are Signs of Severe Problem Behaviors
In my practice, we work with owners to address a wide variety of puppy problem behaviors. In doing so, I rely on the words and observations of owners as well as a
Just like any other behavior, resource guarding is likely a combination of genetics, the puppy’s early environment, current environment, and individual learning history. One risk factor includes a puppy coming from a
Dr. Amen is a famous human Psychiatrist and I admire his view of mental health. He focuses on creating great brain health which, in his view, is directly tied to mental health.
Growling and vocalizing are one of the many ways puppies communicate. It can be challenging for owners to decode their puppy’s growl. Although knowing what a puppy is trying to say is