Owners can unintentionally reinforce resource guarding by responding to it inappropriately or failing to recognize the warning signs before it’s too late. Resource guarding can be a scary and frustrating experience – thankfully, there are several ways you can safely handle and prevent it.
Month: March 2022
Habitually understimulated dogs are more likely to develop long-term anxiety problems such as separation anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. By getting your dog out for exercise and active play, you take away the excess energy that fuels the production of stress hormones like cortisol while helping to increase the production of serotonin, dopamine, and other calming endorphins.