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 – Pets at Work

By drjeffnichol | February 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Pets at Work
dogs at work

Build morale! A shared passion! Bring your own? Barking, biting, messes, bathroom breaks? I love office pets. The shoulds of rules and accountability.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Meeting Dogs: Hand up? Hand Down? Hand Bite?

By drjeffnichol | February 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Meeting Dogs: Hand up? Hand Down? Hand Bite?
meeting a dog

We love dogs and so do our kids. When encountering a canine beauty with a gently wagging tail you want to make friends and rub his fuzzy little head. Are you sure the dog is safe to pet? Its person may think so but they could be wrong.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Anxious & Acting-Out

By drjeffnichol | February 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Anxious & Acting-Out
anxious dog

Anxiety can also make a dog crazy. It’s different for dogs than it is for humans but being a little nervous about what might be lurking around the next corner helps us survive.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Puppy crying, barking, chewing

By drjeffnichol | January 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Puppy crying, barking, chewing
puppy crying barking chewing video

Dogs of any age who struggle with Separation Anxiety are miserable – and so are their people. Incessant barking disturbs neighbors; frantic attempts to escape can damage your home. You can spot the signs early and help your puppy adapt.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Therapy Kid Dogs

By drjeffnichol | January 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Therapy Kid Dogs
child with dogs

Kids and pets – What a great way of bringing out the best in children with emotional or behavioral challenges! But there may be stresses to the dog and risks to the child. You can get it right for everybody but you’ll need to recognize the clues.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – House Training a Puppy in 1 Day

By drjeffnichol | January 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – House Training a Puppy in 1 Day
puppy

Cleaning up after a wild child indoors is so frustrating! How much patience is enough? When do you punish? How should you punish? Well, actually, you don’t. You teach a canine skill with canine leadership. It’s easy.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Gift Pets: Good Idea? Bad Idea?

By drjeffnichol | December 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Gift Pets: Good Idea? Bad Idea?

You’ve found the perfect pet for someone really special. In your mind you can already see them together! Watching the wriggling box get unwrapped and that look of astonishment and glee – well, it doesn’t get much better than that. Pets can change lives – but not every surprise goes well. Everybody’s needs matter. Let’s get it right.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Separation Anxiety?

By drjeffnichol | December 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Separation Anxiety?
photo of anxious dog

If you think your dog has separation anxiety you need to know if it’s the likely cause or only a guess. You can take the quiz and understand what it means.

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Big Dog Bloat

By drjeffnichol | December 9, 2019 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Big Dog Bloat
large breed dog by the water

A twisted stomach, filling with gas is a painful medical and surgical emergency. If you have a large breed, deep chested dog you need the facts on bloat, also called gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV).

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Dr. Nichol’s Video – Painful or Freaked-Out when Alone

By drjeffnichol | December 2, 2019 | Comments Off on Dr. Nichol’s Video – Painful or Freaked-Out when Alone

Our pets bring us so much joy when they’re active and playful. When these characters are at peace, I am too. But if they have pain or if they struggle with anxiety when home alone something needs to be done to help them feel better. We now have what it takes – and we can do it without medication.

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