DOG TALK® (and Kitties Too!)

icon of side silhouette of dog and cat drawn inside the dog Tracie Hotchner the Radio Pet Lady

Protect Your Vet from Your Dog

#867A: Dog trainer Annie Phenix (author of “Positive Training for Aggressive and Reactive Dogs”) discusses dogs that might snap at the vet. “Emotional contagion” can go down the leash if you are anxious at the doctor/vet and it’s your responsibility to prevent a bite. A basket muzzle is a really good thing for a dog who might bite.