Welcome to the new Canine Behaviour Therapy blog

Welcome to the new Canine Behaviour Therapy blog at Caninebehaviour.ca! We’re thrilled to launch this ded­i­cat­ed space where we’ll share insights, tips, and sto­ries to help you and your fur­ry friend achieve a har­mo­nious relationship. Positive Reinforcement Our...
Pandemic Puppies post Covid – the long haul!

Pandemic Puppies post Covid – the long haul!

We all know how hard the Covid lock­down was on fam­i­lies, but it was at least as hard for our beloved pets.  While we were stressed, they were not get­ting their usu­al amount of inter­ac­tions, men­tal stim­u­lus and most impor­tant­ly gen­er­al train­ing and...

Socializing Your Dog When Socially Isolating

These are unprece­dent­ed times, and every aspect of our lives has been affected. While humans deal with their loss of free­dom, finan­cial stress, and health issues, our com­pan­ion ani­mals feel these changes in dif­fer­ent ways. Our pets are hap­py to...

Video Puppy classes!

  The sen­si­tive social learn­ing stage in pup­pies only lasts from 7–16 weeks and there is so much that we need to teach them in this peri­od!  Bite inhi­bi­tion and how to use their mouths;  how to redi­rect grab­bing and bit­ing; approach­ing and...

Baby it’s cold outside!

I wrote this orig­i­nal­ly for win­ter woes and it was pub­lished in Speaking of Dog’s award win­ning newslet­ter.  However,  I thought that with the social iso­la­tion many of us are expe­ri­enc­ing, it was a good time to revis­it it! With the cold...

NEW — Scent detection classes!

Are you look­ing for a fun date night with your dog this win­ter?  We’re adding a new sport at Canine Campus — Introduction to sport detec­tion. This is suit­able for all dogs of all ages. The class cov­ers intro­duc­tion to com­pe­ti­tion scents, build­ing hunt...

Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

Dealing with Sibling Rivalry   Dog own­ers are keen­ly aware of the many ben­e­fits of shar­ing their life with a dog. But did you know that numer­ous sci­en­tif­ic stud­ies have found that dog own­er­ship has a sig­nif­i­cant pos­i­tive impact on our health,...

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...