Author Archives: kerrikorth

Enjoy a Happy and Safe 4th of July with your dog!

June 23, 2016 :: Posted by kerrikorth

The Fourth of July is synonymous with hot dogs, family, friends, fun in the sun and…FIREWORKS. Firecrackers, sparklers, poppers and others types of dazzling fireworks light up the sky during this festive holiday.   And while most eagerly anticipate this Fourth of July favorite, the feeling is not usually shared by our canine companions.  Fireworks can read more

Dogs and Fireworks

June 11, 2016 :: Posted by kerrikorth

Central Bark’s experts explain that there are multiple ways that owners can calm their doggy’s nerves.  First and foremost, try not to have any kind of physical or emotional reaction to the fireworks yourself.  Jumping or tensing up when you hear fireworks could cause a similar reaction in your pooch.  Your body language can have read more

January/February vol 48

December 30, 2015 :: Posted by kerrikorth

November/December vol 47

October 30, 2015 :: Posted by kerrikorth

How Do I Know if My Dog is Suffering From Anxiety?

September 16, 2015 :: Posted by kerrikorth

By: Brenda Johansen, DVM, Harmony Pet Care, www.harmonypet.com Anxiety is a state of internal discomfort in response to an external stimuli. In other words dogs, like people, learn to react to triggers with a fear response. This fear is expressed in different ways by different dogs but in every case leaving anxiety untreated early on read more