Sit. Stay. Good Dog. There are many Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to communicating with your dog, and the today Nathan Lowe, The Indy Dog Whisperer, joined us to share a few of them. Here’s more from him:
Avoid High-Pitched Sounds
- Can cause uncontrolled excitement
- Can sound submissive (like puppies/lower
Use Canine Body Language
- This is a dog’s primary language
- Learn “claiming” behavior
Choose Soothing Tones/Body Language
- Encourages calm behavior
- Causes relaxation
For more information visit, IndyDogWhisperer.com.
Great Danes, they aren’t the most easy to take care of breed. They also come with a lot of health issues, but if you like big dogs, they may be the breed for you. Patty Spitler of Pet Pals TV and Tyler Sheller, Great Dane Enthusiast, joined us today to share how you can know if this is the case! Know your breed.. not easy to care for
If you’re interested in learning more about Great Danes, surrendering one you already have or possibly adopting one yourself visit, ForeverFriendsGDRI.com.
No puppy talk here!
On today’s Indy Style, Nathan Lowe, The Indy Dog Whisperer, introduces us to the story of Jax, a large seven-month old Bassett Hound!
Here are his tips to keep your puppy on their best behavior when they get to their new home:
1. Avoid being your pup’s litter-mate!
– Pups play rough and mouthy with litter-mates (how they practice hunting and fighting skills)
– Be careful of baby talk! (litter-mate sounds)
2. Be your pup’s canine parent!
– Enforce rules and boundaries in a no-nonsense way
– Model calm, confident energy
– Introduce pup to lots of new experiences
3. Help fulfill your pup’s need for litter-mate-style play
– Get a second pup!
– Arrange play dates with other puppy peers
– Use a flirt pole
– Introduce “nose games” (treat puzzles, etc.)
For more information visit, indydogwhisperer.com.