EBD051 Are We Causing Our Dogs Stress, Anxiety and Reactivity?

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Are we forcing our dogs into our crazy, overwhelmed, stressed out lifestyle instead of letting them do what they do best? Dogs are in our lives for a very important reason: They’re our friends. They’re here to enjoy our company and share precious moments with us. They’re great at having fun, relaxing, and adventuring, and they love to include us in it! But what if our rat race lifestyle is keeping our dogs away from the activities they enjoy? Are we really doing them a favor by being so frantic and busy?

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  • How does a human’s attitude and lifestyle impact their dog?
  • How we can ensure our dog isn’t carrying a bucket of stress and cortisol
  • The things that dogs do best

“Are we pulling our dogs into our crazy, stresses out, overwhelmed life?”

“Humans had a remarkable effect on their dogs”

“We use our dogs themselves as the yardstick for what is no or low arousing to them”

“Are we literally preventing that synergistic, symbiotic lifestyle from happening”

“Jump off that rat race treadmill for a little while every single day with your dog”

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