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Does My Dog Have OCD?

Posted by Meggan Porter, KPA-CTP CPDT-KA on Wed, Mar 9, 2016 @ 09:03 AM

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a human anxiety disorder that causes those affected by it to disrupt their daily life by getting caught up in patterns. For example, the urge to turn the light on and off 33 times before you leave any room. It is not a very well understood disorder, and can be very difficult to live with. Oftentimes, you will hear someone make a joke along the lines of “oh yeah, I’m so OCD about that”.

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Topics: Dog Training, dogs, dog behavior, Dog training Austin, sick dogs, canine compulsive disorder

Stressed Out or Anxious Dog? Try Giving Them Some Tea...

Posted by Courtney Emken on Fri, Feb 5, 2016 @ 09:02 AM

You might be thinking, “Give my dog tea? Have you lost your mind?” No, I haven’t lost my mind. Brewing certain types of teas in the correct amounts has been shown to help reduce anxiety in dogs. And, as you probably know very well, a relaxed dog makes for a more relaxed human.

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Topics: Dog Fun, Dog Training, dogs, dog stress, sick dogs, natural remedies, dog anxiety

“What Happens If My Dog Gets Sick While Boarding?” An Owner’s Perspective

Posted by Courtney Emken on Fri, Dec 11, 2015 @ 11:12 AM

As a dog owner myself, I totally get the fear of your cherished puppy or dog falling ill when you have placed them in the care of a boarding facility. Do any of these thoughts sound familiar?

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Topics: dog boarding, dog boarding Austin, Central Texas Veterinary, sick dogs, dog care, veterinarian

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