Living with an anxious dog can feel quite overwhelming because there often seem to be so many things that unnerve them. Sometimes it's noises from outside. Sometimes it's the sound of the new fridge-freezer cranking-up (yup, we've had this and the dog's family were a bit worried they might have to send it back to the shop!). Sometimes it's an unexpected crisp packet blowing across the road. ANXIETY AND HORMONES
Anxiety can develop early on in a puppys life, particularly once
Carefully managed paired work with a reactive dog can build confidence at closer distances. It's all about how you set it up. FIRST, FIND YOUR DOG!
Finding a calm, connected dog to work with is the first step, and it can be hard to do! Most of us have friends with dogs, but they don't always tick the Calm, Connected and self-Controlled boxes! Once you've found a dog who is responsive to his/her mum or dad and who can work calmly without staring at your dog (and they definite