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Anxiety and Fear

Dog Is Scared of Thunder Maybe But Very Very Smart

My dog is scared of thunder. She is a 5-year-old Border CollieX that hides under the bed when the weather gets bad. I came home from work last Wednesday, and called for her. The weather had been bad, so I gave her a few seconds to get out from under the bed; I called, and …

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Separation Anxiety in Nova Scotia Duck Toller

We adopted a one-year-old Nova Scotia Toll. We knew she would be a handful, but never expected the issues we have inherited. The big one is separation anxiety. She has really bonded with my husband and she gets totally stressed when he leaves. We’ve tried crating her when he leaves. Not successful, she howls and …

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Jealous Toy Poodle’s name could be ‘Birth Control’

We have a female Toy Poodle mix, now 5 years old. For some reason I haven’t quite comprehended yet, whenever my wife and I are in the process of getting intimate, she feels the need to separate us. In the beginning, when she wasn’t successful, she’d go out to the living room or the front …

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Dog Scared of Hot Air Balloons and Is Afraid to Go For Walks

Fear of Balloons Hi John: Our dog was frightened by  hot air balloons flying very low. However, two weeks ago whilst out on a walk she came practically face-to-face with a balloon about to take off and since then I can only describe her behaviour as verging on paranoid. The situation is now rapidly deteriorating.  Over …

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Border Collie Cross that Fears Thunder Storms

Hi John I have a 5-year-old Border CollieX that hides under the bed when it thunder and storms. I came home from work last Wednesday, and called for her. The weather had been bad, so I gave her a few seconds to get out from under the bed; I called, and called, but no Shelby. …

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Dog Anxiety and Fear of Thunderstorms

Dog Anxiety often occurs during or even before thunderstorms Thunderstorms can create low to high dog anxiety. There are a variety of different things to try to help reduce thunderstorm related fear. I have a very high quality downloadable soundtrack of thunderstorms that should be used as part of your strategy to desensitize your dog. Initially …

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