What State of Mind Are You Nurturing in Your Dog?

What State of Mind Are You Nurturing in Your Dog?

Attention is a form of affection for dogs, and when they receive a human’s attention, it pleases and satisfies a need for them. It is important to be aware of the dog’s state of mind when you are giving the attention and affection they seek.   If a dog is barking and you start to pet him, the dog will receive a message that if he barks he will receive petting and affection. Often times when a small dog starts to bark at strangers, the owner will pick up the small dog in order to calm him down. The dog … Continue reading

5 Effective Ways to Calm a High Energy Dog

5 Effective Ways to Calm a High Energy Dog

A dog with a high energy level can be a challenge to deal with on a daily basis. Depending on the breed, certain dogs require more mental and physical exercise. Otherwise, their pent up energy may lead to destructiveness, nervousness, separation anxiety, and aggressive tendencies.   Not only is it important to drain your dog’s energy physically, it is also important to drain your dog mentally. Below are five solutions for satisfying your dog’s mental and physical needs: A Calm Dog Walk First and foremost, frequent dog walks are very important, between 20 to 45 minutes a day, multiple times … Continue reading

How to Intuitively Communicate With Your Dog

How to Intuitively Communicate With Your Dog

Have you ever wondered how your dog knows when you will return home and is waiting for you at the door, even when you arrive at different times and outside of a consistent routine? Do you feel like your dog reads your mind because he or she knows when you are thinking about going for a walk and they get excited before you have even said the magic words or picked up the leash? Animals communicate with humans and other animals telepathically and intuitively through the exchange of energy and the transference of images, words, and feelings. Each one of … Continue reading