Unusual dog behaviour: The case of dog apparently afraid of a gold fish and the fridge. A Fishy Tale - Recently I had to make a home visit to a local family in Hertfordshire, because of their pet dog's peculiar behaviour. There telephone call to my office went something like this, Hello Mr Tennant my dog is terrified of noises and fish" I said " What fish"? The reply came " My children's Goldfish to be exact, Oh and he's also frightened of the fridge ". Dog Noise Water Fear I duly made the … [Read more...]
Fear of Noise - Dog Phobias
A very common problem in dogs, noise phobia is an excessive fear of a sound that results in the dog attempting to avoid or escape from the sound.
Owners are the main influence on a dogs behavioural development from puppyhood to maturity and in essence the dogs final adult temperament. Some other factors may have influences including quality of breeding, breed drives often overlooked by inexperienced animal behaviourists. That is why when you wish to obtain help with a dog you should use a canine practitioner academically and vocationally trained expert. Canine mind altering factors can be environmental such as a dog living in rural … [Read more...]