Marking or Housetraining?

When the couple go out, they usually come back to small amounts of yellow pee in various parts of the kitchen. Recently this had begun to happen at night too. So they had gone back to ‘housetraining’ the little terrier with frequent visits to the garden. Adorable Buddy is now two Read more…

Separation Anxiety – or is it?

I was welcomed by two beautiful, friendly dogs, Border Collie Jack who is seven years old and Izzy, an eight-month-old Tibetan Terrier. Jack has become increasingly anxious since last March when the lady’s other Border Collie, Charlie died. She is worried about his separation anxiety. He cries and leaves a Read more…

Marking or Separation Anxiety?

Whether marking or anxiety through being left, the root cause will be Herbie’s feeling of insecurity. Greyhounds have hidden depth. It’s easy to assume that because five-year old Herbie lies around quite a lot and appears peaceful and a bit lazy, that he’s calm inside. I noticed a lot of Read more…

Golden Retriever is happy

To Stop Barking When Left Alone

The lady called me because she wanted her beautiful eight-year-old Golden Retriever, Harvey, to ‘stop barking’ when she goes out. One friend suggested she tried an ultrasonic sound device (he ignores it) and another a muzzle to keep his mouth shut. It’s not gadgets that are needed, but time and Read more…