Tag Archives: managing reactivity

Preventing Dog Reactivity with a Barrier

My back door opens onto an elevated wooden porch. There are ten steps down to the yard. The top of the steps provides a view into the neighbor’s yard, which can be a very interesting place. Clara runs there when … Continue reading

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Using Sound Masking To Protect Your Dog From Loud, Scary Sounds

If you have: a dog who reacts to noises while at home; a smartphone or tablet that can send a signal to wireless speakers; and wireless speakers …you can try sound masking to protect your dog from some sounds that … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Now! The Benefits of Window Film for the Household with Reactive Dogs

Do you have a reactive dog, or one who simply barks too much at things he sees out the window? And do you also care about how your house looks and value natural light ? There is something you can … Continue reading

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