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Posts from the ‘Dog Anxiety’ Category

Anti Anxiety Friday: June Jump

It's a video of June, being cute, with the "June, Jump!" dog trick.

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When the Bell Backfires, or Bravery in House Training

June rings a bell that hangs from our front door knob when she has to go out. But what started as a way to communicate having to go potty, has become a means for her to train us.

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How to Declutter by Stopping Distorted Thinking, or the Tennis Ball Test

There was this big royal blue windbreaker with my name, high school mascot, and the year 1999 embroidered on it. So ugly. But I kept thinking of all these possibilities where it might come in handy.

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Anti Anxiety Friday: Maru!

By Friday all your stress hormones, and all your dog's stress hormones by extension, need a release. Maybe it's laughter, or a cuddle, or an "Ahhhhh." I would like to bring you that "Ahhhh," by posting a photo or video that calms you down every Anti Anxiety Friday.

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10 Things My Anxious Dog Does That I Wish Were Socially Acceptable for Me to Do

While I'm always working to help June become more secure in herself, sometimes I think she's got the right idea.

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What This Blog is About: You Get the Dog You Need

I have always been anxious. Dogs are the opposite of anxiety.

A few years ago, before I knew the magic of therapy or that an anxiety diagnosis was nothing to be ashamed of, I dreamt of getting a dog. A dog would take me out of my own head. ...Not this dog.

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