Shadow Effect: Is It Closeness Or Anxiety?

Shadow Effect: Is It Closeness Or Anxiety?

Behavior & Training

I share my home with two English Shepherds, Bones and Hero, who, as herding dogs, follow me everywhere. If I’m in the shower, both dogs are within eyesight of the door. After all, I might need help. Some people consider this constant companionship annoying, but I’m used to it and even enjoy it. Herding dogs […]

Science Confirms 14,000 Years Of Love

Science Confirms 14,000 Years Of Love

Behavior & Training

It turns out there’s nothing new about the human-animal bond. Fear Free Happy Homes and the entire Fear Free initiative are, after all, at their core a celebration of the bond we all have with our pets, and it goes back for millennia. That bond with dogs dates to approximately 14,000 years ago. We know […]