Puppy Crate mate!

I always rec­om­mend that when bring­ing a new pup­py home, own­ers find a stuffed dog for their new addi­tion. Sometimes I get the feel­ing that peo­ple think this is a tad crazy! However, the pup­pies do appre­ci­ate their new bud­dy and most bond with it quick­ly –...
Change of environment and stress in dogs

Change of environment and stress in dogs

When dogs expe­ri­ence major changes in their life, they often expe­ri­ence stress and show it in a num­ber dif­fer­ent ways.  Today, Ace killed his six-year-old (toy) pig. His beloved pig that he begged every­one to throw for him, or just cud­dled up with on any...
PPG Summit 2016 in Tampa Florida

PPG Summit 2016 in Tampa Florida

The Pet Professional Guild features… Lucinda Glenny at the PPG 2016 Educational Summit Nov 10, 2016 at The Sheraton Tampa East in Florida USA. Lucinda will be pre­sent­ing her lec­ture Thursday, November 10 at 11 am in the Cypress Room.  The sub­ject of...

Size Matters! Small Dog Syndrome

Small dogs are uneven­ly rep­re­sent­ed on bite sta­tis­tic reports, which many attribute to the “small dog syn­drome”.  Small dog syn­drome is hypoth­e­sized to be inter­play of genet­ic fac­tors, own­er han­dling and lack of train­ing cre­at­ing an over­all...

Exercise benefits for Anxious Dogs

Exercise and the high anx­i­ety dog  Lucinda Glenny MSc Animal Welfare, HBSc Psychology, CPDT-KA Anxiety is a feel­ing of unease or fear of occur­ring events. It can cause pan­ic attacks, which make     the body seize up and acti­vate the...