My name is Leslie Smith, and I think I might be addicted to my dog. It’s not a feeling I understand, honestly, and its raw power can be unsettling. After all, this special someone in my life is mesmerized by houseflies and loves rolling in bird poop. I try to keep this mind–most of the time.
Studies indicate that there is a correlation between anxious behavior in dogs and anxiety in humans who are close to them. Are you anxious and worried your dog might be affected? Here’s what you can do about it.
While some dogs follow their owners everywhere they go out of sheer love, sometimes the reason why dogs stick to their owners like velcro is because of anxiety. Is your dog afraid to let you out of their sight? Here’s what you should do.
Eating poop is actually not all that uncommon among dogs. It’s called coprophagia, and it’s generally a natural behavior with a few different causes. So why is your dog eating poop? Here are some possible reasons.
Macki is a stressed out dog. I’ve never been a big believer in herbal remedies, but I’m always willing to try something that even has a small chance of helping Macki feel better. He’s my little guy! So did Earth Animal’s Calm Down remedy actually work? Here’s how it went.
Diazepam, sometimes known by the brand name Valium, is a drug that can be used in dogs as an anti-anxiety medication, a muscle relaxant, a treatment for seizures, and medicine for other conditions. Here’s what you should know.
As a responsible dog owner, you probably take steps to make sure your pup is safe and as relaxed as possible on Independence Day, but there are some things that are done with the best intentions that end up making dogs’ fears worse.
Fluoxetine is an antidepressant and anti-anxiety drug for dogs that is often referred to by the brand names Reconcile or Prozac–the human form of the drug. Here is what you should know about the uses, dosage, and side effects of fluoxetine in dogs.
Dog paws have scent glands, which can enhance the olfactory message that they create and transmit to other dogs. They can use scratching as a way to communicate with another pup via their paws.
I’m not saying this is the right choice for everyone but it’s the right choice for Betsy and me. I’m curious if anyone else out there has a dog with anxiety problems and if your vet prescribed drugs?