Whether or not it has an official diagnosis, doesn’t mean you can’t observe tell-tale negative fallout from trauma in your dog—peeing from fear, jacked-up startle responses that don’t jive with the context, new aggression, lack of eating or other signs of depression, fear or anger, could all be indicative of an issue. Maybe like Ginger, your dog has fully recovered physically from a trauma, but they aren’t interested in playing anymore.
My pet sitter Sally made a mistake by taking Tempest on without the proper vetting in terms of a meet and greet beforehand like she usually does with new dog clients. Tempest’s humans were in […]
Here is a simple rule, if you have a dog. Don’t leave your pot out. Ever. The effects on us waggers are much stronger than they are on you. According to a report by NPR […]
Flea’s an old dude—98 dog-years old—but I didn’t know he could forget me. I mean I’m pretty unforgettable, after all. We sniffed each others bum to say hello, like always on our play date, and […]