Dog & Puppy Training Tips: Dogs are social creatures that benefit from being included in family activities. However, if a dog is afraid of fireworks, Independence Day can be a terrifying experience for them. To ensure the 4th of July doesn't turn into a traumatic experience for both you and your dog, it's important to have a plan for keeping your dog safe and comfortable when the fireworks go off. Here are some tips from a Los Angeles dog trainer on how to get your dog or puppy ready for Independence Day.
As more and more people make dogs a part of their family, anxiety in dogs seems to be on the rise, as well. So what causes dog anxiety and what can you do about it? The answer to this question lies in examining how dogs perceive the world and how their natural self-preservation instincts get activated.