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Dog and Puppy Behaviour Modification Training

If your puppy or dog is starting to exhibit signs of stress, insecurity and anxiety you and your canine require assistance as soon as possible. Insecure, anxious behavior will escalate if not addressed properly. Insecure, anxious behavior can develop at any age  and may be seen in early puppy-hood to teenage or adult dogs.

Insecure anxious behavior may be triggered by past environmental influences, a sudden event or  develop overtime when a puppy or dog is not getting the guidance needed to instill a sense of ‘normal’. You can read more about factors that influence dog behavior here. Utilization of inappropriate training methods can be a contributing factor to the development and increasing intensity of unhealthy behavior. In the absence of fair and respectful guidance the puppy or dog is starting to escalate to higher levels of excitement on a regular basis in situations throughout the course of a typical day.

The puppy or dog is not showing aggressive-reactive behavior – he/she is simply lacking boundaries, may be over exuberant and appears (to you) to be not ‘listening’ to you.

A Few Examples of Habits to be Addressed…

  1. Puppy is exhibiting normal puppy behavior such as:
    • Biting and nipping your hands, clothing, etc.
    • Puppy is chewing on leashes, boots, etc.
  2. Your puppy or dog is exhibiting some or all of the following:
    1. Begging for food
    2. Counter surfing
    3. If you drop an item on the floor, your dog moves in and
      grabs the item before you can pick the object up
    4. Pushing past you through door ways
    5. Passing you as you go down the stairs
    6. Running out an open door without permission
    7. Barking at people or other dogs when they pass by
    8. Mild separation anxiety – dog is not destructive, but is anxious when left alone
    9. And one or more of the behaviors listed below or other similar behavior…
      1. Dog exhibits insecurity, anxiousness – but not aggression, around specific inanimate or animate objects
      2. Demanding – insists on getting attention on demand
      3. Intense pulling on the leash when your dog sees another dog, cat, squirrel, etc. – exhibiting excitement, but not aggressive-reactivity
      4. Impulse to chase bicycles, cars etc.

If this sounds like your puppy or dog behavior modification combined with obedience training is required to build you puppy’s or dog’s confidence the right way and resolve insecure, anxious behavior before escalation to more extreme behavior occurs.

Puppies and dogs that require behavior modification combined with obedience training are within Zone Two of my behavior assessment scale.

Dog Behavior Scale Zone 1

For information on my Puppy and Dog Behaviour Modification Sessions you can go here.

About Karen Rosenfeld

My name is Karen Rosenfeld. I am an holistic diet nutrition health and wellness practitioner for dogs and cats. I am an holistic behaviorist for dogs. I offer a wealth of real-time, real-life experience. 30 years working and living with dogs and cats. Companion animals are my life, my work, my passion. Maintenance of Health Health Issues and Conditions Custom designed whole food diets, raw and cooked. Recommendations for commercial whole food diets. Consultations available worldwide via FaceTime, FaceBook video and voice, Skype, Phone and email Recommendation and specification of... Species Appropriate: Whole foods Treats Herbs Alternative medicines Supplemental foods Treatment and Remedy Holistic Behaviorist Services for Dogs Include: Obedience Training Behavior Modification Psychological Rehabilitation In-person Sessions Sessions available worldwide via FaceTime, FaceBook video and voice, Skype, Phone Affiliations to Companies None. I don’t sell food or supplements. I am NOT aligned with any companies. I prefer to select best solutions for my individual clients’ situation. My client services are available around the world. 🇺🇸USA 🇨🇦Canada 🇬🇧UK 🇦🇺Australia 🇪🇺Europe 🇨🇷Costa Rica and other Central American Countries 🇦🇪United Arab Emirates 🇸🇪Sweden and other Scandinavian Countries 🇸🇬Singapore and other Countries in Asia etc. Consultations and Sessions 📧Email: karen@ottawavalleydogwhispererer.ca 📞Phone: 1-613-293-3707 📱FaceTime 📱FaceBook video or voice 💻Skype 📖Holistic Wellness eBooks custom designed to suit 🚶In-person Sessions only available in Ontario, Canada.

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