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“When dogs spend long hours doing nothing, they have too much energy to curl up into happy, satisfied rounds at the end of the bed. Their energy has to go somewhere, and for the less sturdy, or simply the more prone to anxiety or compulsion, that somewhere is Crazy-town.” -“Animal […]

Want Your Dog to Curl-Up into a Happy, Satisfied Round ...






Dingo’s Dogsitting was proud to host David Feldman of Skillful Hands Therepeutic Dog Massage to our facility on Saturday June 9th. David is a certified dog massage therapist. He offers direct therapeutic massage for your dog as well as individual or group instruction for you to learn how to massage […]

Canine Massage Basics with David Feldman of Skillful Hands Therepeutic ...



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As the mother of an 11-month-old, I’ve been reading more and more about child psychology and development; and, as I do so, I cannot help but draw conclusions about the ways in which many of the theories around this evolving field of research are applicable to me in my job […]

“Rough and Tumble Rats” (and Dogs)



Predatory drift among dogs occurs when the energy level of play becomes overly heightened and morphs or “drifts” into something more predatory.  Typically, there are two factors that lead dogs to be aggressive: anxiety or arousal.  Predatory drift hinges on the latter. Usually this sort of maladaptive behavior is first […]

Predatory Drift: How Un-tempered Arousal Can Lead to Aggression