In this episode the girls explore how they deal with Separation Anxiety in households of more than one dog. Rowan joins them for lunch and they go in search of some Japanese drummers.
Taiko Drumming - Kodo - "O-Daiko": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7HL5wYqAbU
In this week's episode, the girls discuss chronic stress and how it affects not only dogs, but also their human companions. Stacey leads them in a guided meditation and Ness discloses her greatest fear of dark cupboards full of cockroaches.
Demographic Change Across the Lifespan of Pet Dogs and Their Impact on Health Status https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2018.00200/full
Understanding, Identifying, and Coping with Canine Stress https://www.dropbox.com/s/fnuum00kg7qfgt8/Page%2012-19%20Cover%20Story.pdf?dl=0
Long-term stress levels are synchronized in dogs and their owners, Sundman et al, 2019, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-43851-x)
Dogs Smell Your Emotional State and It Affects Their Mood (2017) Neurobiologist Biagio D’Aniello of the University of Naples, https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/how-dogs-smell-fear-why-they-wear-that-sad-look-puppy-dog-face-doge-research-4903474/v
Long-term stress in dogs is related to the human–dog relationship and personality traits, Amanda Höglin et al, https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-88201-y?fbclid=IwAR1yb1yWbYxjZDqcTnys3A-ZfBuQO9DYhXC70LxV6j8l5_l4ayZ5rsmkP6I
The girls do a deep dive into sleep. They talk about why it is important, unpack some common questions and provide some tips. Stacey & Ness also made a shocking discovery in this episode about Sarah's mystery pet. Enjoy!
A functional linear modeling approach to sleep–wake cycles in dogs https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-79274-2
The interrelated effect of sleep and learning in dogs (Canis familiaris); an EEG and behavioural study https://www.nature.com/articles/srep41873
Dogs, Cats and Humans: The Best Sleep Partner...? https://www.companionanimalpsychology.com/2018/12/dogs-cats-and-humans-best-sleep-partner.html
Dogs Sleep Badly After a Stressful Experience https://www.companionanimalpsychology.com/2017/11/dogs-sleep-badly-after-stressful.html
The Five Domains Model Aims to Help Animals Thrive https://www.companionanimalpsychology.com/2017/01/the-five-domains-model-aims-to-help.html
The Effect of Dogs on Human Sleep in the Home Sleep Environment https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S002561961730486X
Royal Python (also known as a Ball Pytho) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ball_python
Do we really need to shut a dog in a separate room to build independence? Join Ness, Stacey and Sarah this week while they discuss the pros and cons of stopping your dog from following you. Will it help with your training or just give you more to do?
Stacey, Sarah & Ness explore diet and the gut-brain connection in terms of its impact on anxiety in dogs.
Are Your Dog’s Behavior Problems Linked To Gut Health? (written by Ness): https://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/are-dog-behavior-problems-linked-to-gut-health/
Silcox, Katie, 2017, The Link Between Your Emotions and Your Digestion
McConnell, Patricia, PhD, CAAB, 2011, Your Dog Has a Brain in His Gut
Lomonaco, Casey, 2010, Nine Calming Aids for Fearful, Anxious, or Nervous Dogs, dogster.com
Our Gut Microbes Strongly Influence Our Emotional Behaviors: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1601-183X.2010.00568.x
Association of dopamine- and serotonin-related genes with canine aggression: https://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/dog-brain-diet/
Diet, Brain Health And Behavior In Dogs, Dr Chloe Ross, 2020
Purina Calming Care: https://www.purinaproplanvets.com/media/521317/086602_vet1900-0918_cc_abstract.pdf
Gut microbiome structure and adrenocortical activity in dogs with aggressive and phobic behavioral disorders: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405844020301560#abs0010
Your Dog’s Microbiome – What You Should Know: https://thesciencedog.com/2021/04/26/your-dogs-microbiome-what-you-should-know/?fbclid=IwAR27_3irTcruzTSFWhn9EUzMcGkKSXobrJcmgZSdaGWDHhTvAgNvxo5IcYQ
Everything you need to know about Separation Anxiety in dogs and how to fix it. Three global specialists from Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States discuss all things related to Separation Anxiety. Join Stacey Bell from Focused Fun (US), Ness Jones from Separation Anxiety In Dogs Decoded (Australia) & Sarah McLaren from Separation Anxiety Solutions (UK) as they delve into the dos and don'ts of training a dog to feel safe and comfortable when left home alone!