Posts tagged desensitization
Stranger Things - Helping your Primitive Dog Deal with the New, Strange, or Scary of Halloween

We humans love holidays. We love to dress up, decorate, gather, and celebrate. However nothing could be stranger to a primitive dog. The thrive on routine so changing that up is always a stressful transition for them. Halloween is one of the harder ones because there isn’t just decorations, there are also costumes and invaders!

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The Sound of Silence - Helping your Primitive Dog with Sound Sensitivity

Dogs are adaptable. They live on every continent besides Antarctica. Fun Fact: The only reason they don’t live in Antarctica is that they were all removed in 1993. Dogs can live near train tracks, construction sites, airports, and anywhere else that is filled with loud noise. So how do we have dogs that are afraid of thunder, fireworks, and even traffic. The answer is habituation. 

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