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Behavior Articles to Help You Get Started
Cheryl is always happy to answer your email questions about cat and dog behavior. Below are answers to some common questions. Some are responses to a weekly column she used to write, others are articles she wrote to address the most frequently asked questions. Feel free to browse through these articles to find answers to your behavior questions or download a free copy of Cheryl's book, In Delilah's Eyes (a link can be found under the Services tab). Her book answers many basic behavior questions as well. If you prefer one-on-one answers, then feel free to email. We offer these articles and the free book to help make your life as easy as possible.
Dogs are den animals. They enjoy having a safe place to go to when they feel uneasy about something or just want to be alone. A crate, when introduced properly, provides a den-like atmosphere for your dog, especially when your dog is young or new to your household. This article will help you properly introduce a crate so your dog can learn to feel safe and comfortable in one.