Why Is My Dog Shy, and What Do I Do?

By | 2017-05-05T14:40:17+00:00 November 25th, 2016|dog anxiety, dog owners, Dog Wellness|

  While dog lovers tend to be more extroverted, many dogs are actually quite the opposite. At DogBoy’s, we like to affectionately call these dogs “wallflowers.” These dogs feel the most comfortable when out of the spotlight. So, how do we properly interact with our introverted dogs? Especially if we’re tempted to dogpile them with [...]

First Impressions: How To Safely Introduce Yourself To A New Dog

By | 2017-05-05T15:07:59+00:00 November 14th, 2016|dog anxiety, Dog Behavior, Dog Wellness|

  Everyone knows how important it is to make a good first impression. This counts just as much for our canine friends as it does for other humans. Just like us, dogs are social creatures. We need to know how to make a polite greeting for them too. Here’s how to ensure you don’t go [...]

Stressed Out or Anxious Dog? Try Giving Them Some Tea…

By | 2017-05-07T13:00:39+00:00 February 5th, 2016|dog anxiety, Dog Fun, dog stress, Dog Training, dogs, natural remedies, sick dogs|

  You might be thinking, “Give my dog tea? Have you lost your mind?” No, I haven’t lost my mind. Brewing certain types of teas in the correct amounts has been shown to help reduce anxiety in dogs. And, as you probably know very well, a relaxed dog makes for a more relaxed human. Giving [...]