5 Reasons Your Dog Needs Their Own Bed

5 Reasons Your Dog Needs Their Own Bed

We all love our beds, and if you don’t, you probably don’t have the right one! So it should be just as important to get a good one for your dog too. They deserve to be comfortable and relaxed and this should be top of your shopping list for man’s best friend. Not only that, but it gives them their own space for privacy and security. We hope you don’t need anymore convincing but here are 5 reasons your dog needs their own space. Your Pooch Needs Privacy! We all know that dogs are great social animals. They love being … Continue reading

Resource Guarding or Space Invasion? Reasons for Aggressive Outburts in Dogs

Aggressive Outburts: Understanding Your Dogs Further

Labels like Resource Guarding can blind us to other possible explanations to aggressive outbursts by our companion dog.   The common understanding of resource guarding is that your dog may show the following behaviors: tense, stiff, give you a non-wavering gaze, lip retraction to show teeth, growling, snapping, and/or biting when a person or other animal approaches. This behavior usually occurs only when a person or other animal approaches your dog while: meal preparation, eating, sleeping, has a toy, by a “favorite” place or there might be a “new” item brought into the house, food/treats/vomit, anything related to meals – … Continue reading