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Do you have a frightened dog only at certain times? If so, should you pet your dog to calm him during storms & other scary situations? The answer is yes, petting your dog, giving him treats, and using other calming behaviors are excellent counter conditioning methods that work!
Have a fearful dog on your hands? Is your dog even afraid to play? Here’s how to help a fearful dog build confidence in themselves and become less fearful.
Is your dog nervous in public places? Does he always have his eye on strangers and watches their every move? Here’s how to make a nervous dog more comfortable around strangers in public.
Any time a guest inside our house physically moves (e.g. to get up after sitting down, to reach out to pet Tenor, or to give him a treat), Tenor immediately darts away… fast as lightning! When I mentioned this to our dog trainer, Suzy Godsey, here’s what she suggested…