Tag Archives: calm

Calm Christmas for Dogs

Are your Christmas preparations taking into consideration the busy-ness of Christmas, from a dog’s perspective?

It’s all a bit too much…

For many dogs, Christmas involves a degree of “too-muchness”.  Now, how much too-muchness is experienced depends on how different your Christmas period is to any other time of year, and how chilled your dog is about the festive comings and goings that are approaching.  (more…)

How to calm down a hyperactive dog

Funnily enough this title is a bit of a red herring, because if we want to calm down a hyperactive dog, less is more.  In fact it’s often human behaviour which keeps a dog in this hyperactive state.  Let’s break this down and look at it in detail.

Why does a dog become hyperactive?

Many things can put a dog into a hyperactive state.  To me, the most simple way of thinking about it is that when a (more…)