Another New Start

I’ve been neglecting Vulpe’s blog the last few weeks/months. I think this is because life hasn’t always been tremendously positive lately, and it isn’t always easy to drum up the enthusiasm! Additionally, at the beginning of September I began a distance learning Masters course in Anthrozoology, which has been VERY engaging and interesting, but VERY…

First World Dog Problems…

It’s official. After months of more intense training efforts, Thundershirting, and other non medicinal ways of trying to tackle Vulpe’s increased anxiety about the world, we’ve moved on to the next step…. I love this logo. Bless that pooch, life threw some major lows at us both in the latter part of 2013. She’s been…

Yellow Dog

I got Vulpe her very own Yellow Dog bandana quite a long time ago, but for some reason I’ve never made use of it before. As part of my coming to terms with having a reactive dog (and concentrating more on helping her to live a stress-free life, rather than trying desperately to ‘fix’ her)…

Reactive Rovers

Over the past couple of months I’ve been coming to terms with being the owner of a reactive dog. Vulpe’s behaviour has, in this respect, worsened lately. She’s been through a tremendous amount of change, and has always been a rather sensitive soul, so now at 1 year, 8 months and 2 weeks (ish) old,…