How to Deal With Dogs That Have a Phobia of Loud Noises 

NOTES: For tips on how to prevent a loud noise phobia from developing, please see the following Blog post: How to Prevent Loud Noise Phobia from Developing & Early Warning Signs When Choosing a Puppy. The following training advice is relevant to all loud noise phobias such as thunderstorms, fireworks, vacuum cleaners, large crowds, etc. [...]

How to Prevent Loud Noise Phobia from Developing & Early Warning Signs When Choosing a Puppy

NOTE: The following training advice is relevant to all loud noise phobias such as thunderstorms, fireworks, vacuum cleaners, large crowds, etc.   QUESTION: I’m hoping you can help me. Being that Don is a legend and has probably worked with hundreds of dogs, I assume he has encountered a few dogs that are scared of thunderstorms. [...]

My Dog Was Attacked & Now She’s Terrified of All Other Dogs

QUESTION: Hi Don. We bought your Perfect Dog training system for our Doxie/Beagle mix, Annie, a couple of years ago when she was just a puppy. Annie walks like a dream on leash and does well off leash. I need advice, though… Last summer, we were walking outside and Annie was on leash. With no [...]

Help! I Just Rescued a Timid Dog and He’s Obsessively Clingy!

QUESTION: Hello Don. I just adopted a pet from a couple that had to make the difficult decision to let him go. I’d like to know if your Perfect Dog system would help my new boy. As of a week ago, he was terribly shy and clung to me. Now, at least, he likes my [...]