Videos

Bringing out the best in a cat or dog is a hands-on task. Seeing it in a video is often better than reading it. My goal with these videos is to make behavior management easier to understand and implement.

Dr. Nichol’s Video – Stop sniff pee–Enough Already!

By drjeffnichol | November 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Stop sniff pee–Enough Already!
dog walking

Everybody needs exercise but stopping every 6 feet on a leash walk doesn’t get it. You’re dragging your dog; nobody is having a good time.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – In Bad Taste – Poop Eating

By drjeffnichol | November 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – In Bad Taste – Poop Eating
birthday dogs

Do you have a 4-legged pooper scooper? Get the lowdown on why some dogs eat stool and what you can do about this most odious habit.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Cat Attack – Swat, Squirt, Declaw, Rehome?

By drjeffnichol | November 9, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Cat Attack – Swat, Squirt, Declaw, Rehome?

Aggression and destructive behavior are not what we cat lovers have in mind when adopting a pet. Injuries and furniture damage have to stop! Hint: What feels best actually works better.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Scary Monsters at your Door

By drjeffnichol | November 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Scary Monsters at your Door
halloween

Halloween is unfun for a lot of dogs. Those who bark and lunge at children put the kiddos at risk. Those who pilfer chocolate treats put themselves in danger.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dogs Fouling & Defiling the Home

By drjeffnichol | October 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dogs Fouling & Defiling the Home
puppy

Do you know an adolescent of full grown dog who still can’t find the bathroom? Maybes he eliminates outside sometimes but not always? Or you have a handyman dog – one who does odd jobs around the house and then makes a bolt for the door?

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Cat Poop Solutions

By drjeffnichol | October 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Cat Poop Solutions
two cats

Shift your focus away from correcting this bad behavior. Your cat needs to defecate on fabric? You can make peace and live without poop! Tune in at 6 PM Mountain Time on Thursday, October 15 for my Facebook Live on healthy management of feline fecal soiling. I’ll be ready for questions.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Barking, whining, yapping! Make it Stop!

By drjeffnichol | October 12, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Barking, whining, yapping! Make it Stop!
dog barking

You can have a great dog who just has way too much to say. Barking is actually normal but too much of it disturbs everybody’s peace. Reprimand? Water spray? Anti – bark collar? Manage the cause?

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dominance? Who’s Really in Charge?

By drjeffnichol | October 5, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dominance? Who’s Really in Charge?
dogs dominance

You need to establish dominance over your dog so he’ll know that you’re in charge. Ah, no, you don’t. Dogs are not man’s and woman’s best friends because they fear us. In fact, they love us when our leadership inspires trust and security. Tune in at 6 PM Mountain Time on Thursday, October 1 for my Facebook Live. I’ll be ready for questions on changing canine behaviors.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Crating Saved My House or Cruel & Unusual

By drjeffnichol | September 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Crating Saved My House or Cruel & Unusual
dog in a crate

Dogs need a place of their own. That makes crate training important. And you don’t want your stuff damaged. Can they stay in there for a few hours? All day?

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Panicky Puppy Problems

By drjeffnichol | September 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Panicky Puppy Problems
panicked puppy

Crying, scratching at the door, chewing furniture and woodwork – these are not the behaviors you were looking for when you fell in love with that cute, wriggling puppy. You’ll need to practice kindness and patience to get through this. You also need a plan.

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