EAST VALLEY K9 SERVICES...TRAINERS BLOG
Your dog will pick up the scent of a coyote long before you see it. So stay alert to your dog’s behaviors
Since barking is a vital part of your dog’s communication, you should not discourage all barking. But there are situations where you should not ignore your dog’s barking! Let’s take a closer look at the 5 situations where your dog’s barking warrants a closer look!
Like humans, dogs primarily speak through their body language. Did you know that humans communicate 70-93% through nonverbal, body language and cues?
While scooting is a common K9 behavior, it’s time to visit your vet. While it’s common in smaller to medium-sized breeds, it’s not a healthy behavior that can be dismissed because scooting can force bacteria back into the skin and anal sacs leading to more serious complications.
If your home is an apartment or condo, it is important to choose the right K9 breed– and personality – to share your small space with you.
After studying 2,757 dogs (including over 100 breeds), researchers concluded that the absence of the owner(s) is not what fuels this potentially disruptive and destructive canine behavior.