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Boom! Boom! Helping Your Dog with Thunderstorm Phobias

Sunday, January, 4th, 2015 CVMC Dog Owner Education

Thunderstorm phobia or anxiety is real and a fairly common problem for many dogs. It can be difficult to watch. Before the first sound of thunder, dogs with thunderstorm phobia become overwhelmed and show physical signs of fear. While thunder is just one of many frightening noises, it is treated a bit differently than other Read More

“I’ll Be Right Home”

Friday, January, 2nd, 2015 Cat CVMC Dog Exotic Owner Education

You return from work and find your dog has recently chewed through the screen on your patio door. Your neighbor also reports that your dog has been howling and barking all day while you were gone. Are these scenarios familiar? If so, your dog may be suffering from separation anxiety. While issues with separation can Read More

Bang! Bang! Helping your Dog Manage Noise Phobia

Friday, January, 2nd, 2015 CVMC Dog Owner Education

Fear of noises is a very common and real problem for dogs. When a dog is exposed to certain noises, such as sirens, smoke alarms, fireworks, kettle whistles and vacuum cleaners, a dog with a noise phobia may pant or salivate excessively, tremble, or run and hide from fear. There are a number of steps Read More