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 – Tearful Partings, Joyous Reunions – Does it Matter for Separation Anxiety?

By drjeffnichol | August 2, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Tearful Partings, Joyous Reunions – Does it Matter for Separation Anxiety?
separation anxiety

Helping dogs who freak-out when home alone is complicated. Improvement requires lots of changes but do you have to completely ignore as you leave and return?

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Cats who Play Rough & Bite

By drjeffnichol | July 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Cats who Play Rough & Bite
kittens video

Kitties are so sweet and gentle. Well, most are. But some bite and scratch when you thought you were just having fun. Don’t swat or spray or yell. Bring out their best instead.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Grooming, nail trims, & ear cleaning – ARRGHH!!!

By drjeffnichol | July 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Grooming, nail trims, & ear cleaning – ARRGHH!!!
dog

Some dogs won’t put up with it. They squirm, struggle, and might even bite. Nobody is having fun. We can get this right without the tears and misery.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Fear & Loathing at the Veterinary Clinic

By drjeffnichol | July 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Fear & Loathing at the Veterinary Clinic
dog at vet clinic

A whole lot of pets are unhappy going to the doctor. Veterinarians don’t mean to scare anybody but we can work with loving pet parents to reduce the angst. White coat syndrome is real.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Fireworks Freak-Out

By drjeffnichol | July 5, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Fireworks Freak-Out
fireworks

There will be a whole lot of scared pets this weekend. It’s hard enough if they tremble and hide but some panic and escape the yard in search of safety from the bombardment. We can make a big difference for these panicked pupsters.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dogs fighting over Mom or Dad – who’s closer?

By drjeffnichol | June 28, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dogs fighting over Mom or Dad – who’s closer?
dogs fighting for attention

Threats and innuendo between family dogs can quickly cross the line. Fighting over who gets more attention worsens with equal treatment.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – The Passing of our Beautiful Dog

By drjeffnichol | June 21, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – The Passing of our Beautiful Dog

The Nichol Family dog, our wonderful “Miss America”, has passed away, just shy of her 14th birthday. Always cheerful she herded our cats, derailed their squabbles, and found them for us in the yard by happily running to each one and touching him gently with her nose.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dog Food Fights

By drjeffnichol | June 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dog Food Fights
dog food fights

Dogs seem to believe that famine is imminent. Some will fight tooth and nail with their housemates for the tiniest tid bit. Do you stand guard, yell or punish? Everybody can eat in peace.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dog Training for Better Behavior

By drjeffnichol | June 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dog Training for Better Behavior
puppy dog training

Does your dog need to stop a bad behavior? She doesn’t do what you want either, does she?

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dog Parks – the Good the Bad & the Ugly

By drjeffnichol | May 10, 2021 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Dog Parks – the Good the Bad & the Ugly
dog park

Running and playing with other dogs is good exercise and fun for everybody – unless your dog or someone else’s reacts badly. Should puppies go too?

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