Living in an urban environment can sometimes be problematic and scary for dogs, especially rescue dogs who are not used to being around all the activity and noise common in city living. Even dogs who have lived in a city environment their whole lives may still encounter situations that startle them on a daily basis. These dogs can display that anxiety through hesitating, avoiding, growling and even barking. These sessions are designed to show owners how to properly introduce and acclimate their dogs to those stressful situations without possibly making the problem worse by pushing the dog too much. And how to manage certain situations appropriately to make your dog as comfortable as possible without having to leave the situation entirely. The ultimate goal is to make your more confident and more comfortable in any situation.