What is reactivity and why does it happen? Reactivity, often misunderstood as aggression, is an exaggerated response to triggers encountered by your dog. Whether on leash or behind a barrier, this behavior can escalate depending on the situation, stemming from fear, anxiety, or frustration (sometimes all three). Understanding that reactivity is an emotional response, we […]

How Our Dog’s Diet Can Affect Their Behavior

As devoted dog owners, we all strive to provide the best care for our furry companions, and a fundamental aspect of their well-being is their diet. But did you know that what your dog eats can significantly impact their behavior? In this blog post, we’ll explore the intricate relationship between diet and behavior in dogs […]

Canid Coexistence

Fostering Harmony Between Wild and Domestic Canids A Dog Guardian’s Guide For Safety It’s crucial to leash your dog(s) when you’re in areas where wildlife is present. Dogs can cause significant harm to wildlife, and wildlife may also pose a risk to your dog. Respecting the wildlife in our communities is essential, as we have […]