How Can I Sooth my Dog’s Grooming Anxiety

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Your pup may be anxious at the groomers, because he’s not use to being handles in sensitive areas, like the muzzle, eyes, ears, paws, tail and groin.  To help ease the stress of being handled, trainer Mikkel Becker recommends saying a cue like “ears” when you touch his ears and then immediately giving him a treat or reward, so he associates being touched as positive.

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