Posts Tagged: positive reinforcement

7 tips to help with the Independence Day Blues

Fourth of July, Independence Day, Fireworks

We are just one week away from July 4th! For most people it’s a day of celebration, spending time with friends and family, barbecuing, and sipping cool drinks. For others it can be a very stressful time, especially if they have a pet that HATES fireworks.   We’ve been hearing fireworks already over the weekend and…

Why Dogs Like Crates

I’ve come full circle about crating dogs. I used to think they were horrible cages that people used for really out-of-control dogs who were destroying the furniture. But then I got a shelter dog, Lilo, who was a little crazy—he snapped at people and would lunge at other dogs—and I decided to try using a…