Managing negative stress

If Buddy stresses in a "negative" way, take him for a walk to get the circulation going and redistribute the chemicals that have been released so his breathing can return to normal. Massage the top of his shoulders to relax him — just because he's quiet doesn't mean he's calm. Try to get him excited with an object or food. Don't, under any circumstances, use a check to get him "out of it." A check will just produce even greater lethargy.

Stress manifests itself in so many ways, and it's up to you, the owner, to know your dog. Remember, the dog has no control over his response. It's also up to you to play detective to find out what triggers the stress behavior.

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Dog Potty Training

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