A storm is approaching, and the sound of thunder fills the air. Your dog is hiding, cowering and quivering in fear. Sounds like your dog suffers from a storm phobia. You are not alone, a multitude of dogs are scared to death of storms. It's awful to watch our beloved dogs reacting with such terror to something we can't "save" them from. Where do we turn for help? Let's start by defining what exactly a phobia is. The word phobia comes from the Greek word "Phobos" - meaning morbid ... Continue Reading
Ways to help your dog overcome storm phobia.
Cats and dogs can live in harmony in your home, with these three key steps at the initial introduction.
As a parent, if your children love animals, it’s probably only a matter of time before you're faced with the decision of having more than one type of pet in the house. One child will want a kitten, one will want a puppy, and one will want a bird. What to do? Having cats and dogs living in the same house is easier to achieve than most people are led to believe. The key to harmony in the home (as far as pets are concerned) is to be in control of the household, and avoid unwanted behavior. ... Continue Reading