Canine Communication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” -George Bernard Shaw A teacher once said to me, “Miscommunication is the main source of conflict.” I didn’t fully understand that statement until I began working in animal rescue. Why do we see animals return to the shelter? The reasons vary,…

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Shy/Fearful Dogs and Separation Anxiety

What Do We Know? The Greek philosopher, Socrates said it best, “The only thing I know, is that I know nothing.” Dog psychology is an expanding field that is still in its infancy. When it comes to the animals in our care, what they think and how they feel is still a best guess. From…

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