Fellow Creatures: Why Dogs with Behaviour Problems Deserve Compassion

Today I have a new post on my Psychology Today blog, Fellow Creatures.

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By Zazie Todd PhD.

If you have a dog for any length of time, you learn that there are times when things don’t go to plan. If your dog has a behavior issue, sometimes you have to go the extra mile to help your pet. But because dog training is not regulated, finding out what will help is not necessarily easy.

You can read the full post here: Why dogs with behaviour problems deserve compassion


Zazie Todd, PhD, is the author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy, winner of the Maxwell Medallion for best book (behaviour, health or general care) from the Dog Writers Association of America. She is the founder of the popular blog Companion Animal Psychology, and also writes a column for Psychology Today. Todd lives in Maple Ridge, BC, with her husband, one dog, and two cats.

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