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Confessions of a Neurotic Dog Mom: I Miss the Heat Already

I'm not one of these weirdos who likes to sit around with no fan or AC on in the summer. I love fall.

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Introduce Anxious Dog to Objects: New Video!

Introducing my anxious dog to new objects has never been easy, so I made a little video showing how I do it.

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Upside Down Hiss

Our cats would hardly hiss before June. But June gets the hiss.

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Confessions of a Neurotic Dog Mom: I Used Paper Towels as a Decoy

June is so close to being free. So close to napping during the day on the couch instead of in her crate.

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How to Teach a Dog to Come: Make a Vocab List

Dogs, kids and the anxious thrive off predictable routine. It’s time to take advantage of this knowledge when teaching my dog to come.

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Dear Other People’s Pets: Why Aren’t You Stalking Me?

Am I not the inherently gifted animal communicator I thought?

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Confessions of a Neurotic Dog Mom: The Poop in My Pocket

It was the second week we had June. I was on about three hours of sleep.

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Confessions of a Neurotic Dog Mom: I’m Holding Out on the Good Treats

I learned in obedience class that you have to find your dog’s currency to help them overcome their fear. What are they willing to work for?

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Panic Hack: Powerful Objects Can Calm Dogs and People (Really)

This week's Panic Hack is all about harnessing the power of special objects to build confidence in dogs and people.

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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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