Ask Crystal: Outside vs Inside

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, Our recently adopted dog seems to be very anxious inside the house. She paces a…

Ask Crystal: Training an High Energy, Destructive Dog

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, We recently adopted a new dog and she is being quite destructive. We tried crating…

Ask Crystal: Re-Training a Potty Habit

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I have a two year old Chihuahua who is a full indoor dog. We do go outside from…

Ask Crystal: Bitey Puppy

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I have a 6-month old lab mix puppy. He is quite the hand full. He has so much energy…

Ask Crystal: Housetraining Troubleshooting

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I recently adopted a 5-year-old dog a couple of weeks ago from a shelter. Poor guy…
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Ask Crystal: Scardy Cat 101

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I just adopted a new kitten who is quite fearful. I already have an adult dog who…
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Ask Crystal: Dog Reacts on Walks with Barking

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  My dog goes crazy barking when we take him for walks in the neighborhood and he…
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July Fourth Pet Tips

The 4th of July is just around the corner! Did you know that more pets are lost on the Fourth than any other day? Here are some ways to keep your pet safe this Independence Day. Be sure your pet’s tags are visible and up to date, and…

Ask Crystal: Puppy vs Grown Dog

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  We are considering adding a new dog to our household. We aren’t sure if we should…

Ask Crystal: Basic Cues to Help Excited Dog Behavior

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  I recently got a new puppy and overall things are going really great with him.…