April 2007 Issue
Reducing Your Dog's Anxieties
How to reduce your dogss fears, anxieties, and phobias.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, speaking about the Great Depression, said, We have nothing to fear but fear itself. If only it were that simple when dealing with dog behavior! Fear-related behaviors can be debilitating to the inappropriately fearful dog. They are heartbreaking, frustrating, even sometimes dangerous for the human trying to deal with her dogs strong emotional responses, and for the dog who may injure himself or others in his desperate efforts to escape or protect himself from the fear-causing stimulus.
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