Behavior Resource Sheets

The following links are downloadable information sheets in PDF format.

Dog Behavior

Aversives for Dogs
The Barking Dog
The Benefits of an Educated Dog
The Canine Escape Artist 
Canine Rivalry
Children & Dogs: Important Information for Parents
Crate Training your Dog
Dealing with Dominance in Dogs
Dealing with Normal Puppy Behavior: Chewing
Destructive Behavior in Dogs
Developmental Stages of Puppy Behavior
Dog Toys and How to Use them
The Fearful Dog
Helping Your Dog Overcome the Fear of Thunder and Loud Noises
House Training Puppies
How to Solve Digging Problems
How to use a Head Halter
Inside or Out?  Making your Dog Part of the Family
Introducing Your new Dog to Your Resident Dog
Keeping Your Dog Confined to Your Property
Nothing in Life is Free
Positive Reinforcement: Training Your Dog or Cat with Treats and Praise
Puppy Nipping and Barking
House Training Your Adult Dog
Separation Anxiety
Submission or Excitement Urination
Understanding Aggressive Behavior in Dogs
Why Dogs Bite: A Guideline for Parents

Cat Behavior

Aversives for Cats
Cat Toys and How to Use Them
Destructive Scratching in Cats
Discouraging Roaming Cats
The Fearful Cat
Feline Social Behavior Between Family Cats
Introducing Your New Cats to Your Other Pets
Litter Box Problem Prevention
Managing Your Kitten’s Rough Play
Solving Litter Box Problems
Understanding Cat Aggression Toward People
Your Cat Needs a Tag
Your Talkative Cat   

All Pets

Grieving the Loss of Your Pet
Is This the Best Time to Adopt a Pet?
Moving with Your Pet
Selecting the Right Pet

Preparing Your Pet for Baby’s Arrival
Selecting the Right Pet
Successful Cleaning to Remove Pet Odors and Stains
Territorial Marking Behavior in Dogs and Cats
Training Your Dog or Cat with Treats and Praise
Unusual Eating Habits in Dogs and Cats
When the Behavior Helpline Can’t Help
Tips for a Paw-sitively Happy Holiday
Choosing a Pet Sitter or a Boarding Kennel 



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