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  1. Fantastic! - a treasure-trove of B-Mod plans

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Wow! - I just went looking, rather wistfully, for the Sep-Anx protocol that Dr Overall once posted on her website - thinking that, of course, i'd never find it... & lo & behold, i found ALL of her clinical small-animal behavior modules! https://www.belleplainevet.com/links/behavioral-protocols/...
  2. Behaviorist Program Given: Thoughts?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I wanted to put a more detailed account of our first experience with a vet behaviorist outside of Trucker Training Journal so that I couple get some more opinions on the program we were given for experienced dog owners. Sorry for the super long post this is going to result in.:o The vet...
  3. Getting Ready for New Trainer/Behaviorist Questions

    Dog Training and Behavior
    We have a meet and greet next Wednesday with a new Trainer/Behaviorist (Nancy Williams, Nancy Williams, MA, ACAAB, RVT) and she has asked us to provide as many videos as possible of Trucker's different reactions to different situations so she is able to more quickly evaluate the situation. How...
  4. Talking To The Vet About Anti-Anxiety Medication

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Trucker has been home 74 days (2 months and 13 days) and has slowly been improving with some of his triggers but I feel like every time we make any sort of headway with on trigger another pops up. I know that he has what seems like an endless list of triggers to work on and that we are on a...
  5. Introducing New Puppy to my 9 month old dog

    Dog Training and Behavior
    My nine month old Boxer, pit bull mix is a bit rough with our new German Shepard pit bull puppy. She is just too excited and she wants to play but when she tries, she plays too rough and scares the 8 week old puppy. We are at a loss of how to handle them together or what to do to make our 9...
  6. Trucker's Training Jouney

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Decided to start a training journal to track Trucker's journey from the completely petrified dog he was when I adopted him to the dog I know he will be one day :). Here is my reminder of where it all began: I was looking for a "friend" for my 4 year old cat, Galileo and I knew I wanted a...
  7. Which dog is the culprit?

    Housetraining
    A little backstory. We have two dogs. Both adopted, fixed, and were previously housetrained. We adopted them a month apart from each other but adopted the first one 3 months ago. Dog 1: 11 month old male Dachshund Mix. Submissive. Dog 2: 3 Year old female Dachshund. Displays alpha behavior...
  8. Separation Anxiety - Success Stories?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Can anyone share your success stories in effectively dealing with/treating separation anxiety in your dogs? I've read the SA sticky, watched the videos and read the recommended articles, but it is such a slow, challenging process that I could really use some encouraging stories of others' success!
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