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From Fearful to Fear Free: A Positive Program to Free Your Dog from Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Does your dog shiver and shake when it’s time visit the veterinarian, or even just go on a car ride? Does she destroy the house when left alone? Does bring brushed or bathed send her into a panic? Is she terrified of thunderstorms, fireworks, and other loud noises? If the answer to any of those […]

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Pets Make A Difference In Handling The Holidays

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Thanksgiving is supposed to be a happy time of year: all about friends, family and food. But for some, Thanksgiving can be a trying holiday. The stereotypical image of the jovial family gathered around a handsomely dressed holiday bird isn’t reality for many. Grief One of the toughest emotions to deal with at Thanksgiving is […]

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Adopting A Shelter Dog: 5 Tips For Success

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Animal shelters can be scary places for a dog. Noisy, and filled with strange sights and smells, shelters can be intimidating for even the bravest canine soul. Timid dogs and those who haven’t been well socialized can become downright terrified when placed in a shelter environment. Candy was one such dog. A 6-year-old Australian Shepherd […]

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How To Adopt A Shelter Cat: 6 Tips For Success

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Who doesn’t love a kitten? Kittens are cute, cuddly and funny. Most people who are thinking of adopting a cat usually have a kitten in mind, but we at Fear Free have a proposition for you to consider: An adult cat can be a better bet. When you bring home an adult cat, the acronym […]

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Cat Enrichment Products: Top 5

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Cat Enrichment Winner: CatIt Senses 2.0 System, Catit, (most modules around $19.99) This modular system provides an enriching home life for cats. The interchangeable, modifiable add-on structure is the ultimate kitty haven to engage a cat’s interest and encourage interaction by incorporating design elements that invigorate the cat’s senses and meet key feline needs. The […]

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Top 10 Best Products To Satisfy Cat And Dog Physical, Mental, And Emotional Needs

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Check out the latest and greatest products to better the lives of dogs, cats, and their people with properties that minimize fear, anxiety, and stress or elements that add enriching fullness to the pet’s life. Chosen by the Fear Free team at the world’s largest pet industry tradeshow, these products stand out for the way […]

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Top 10 Global Pet Expo Dog Enrichment Products

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Dog Enrichment Winner: Wooly, Paw 5, $39.95 The Wooly is a handmade machine-washable mat that encourages dogs to use their super-strength scenting abilities to hunt for kibble and treats hidden inside it. The mat fulfills the dog’s natural tendency to forage for food, creating a fresh take on the food puzzle. Runners Up (in no […]

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Best Products To Reduce Fear, Anxiety, And Stress in Dogs

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Winner, Top Dog Fear, Anxiety, and Stress Reducing Product: My Pet My Scent, release date: November 2017. Small but mighty, this scented locket charm fits directly onto a pet’s collar to provide a portable sense of calm throughout the day with use of inhalation therapy. The locket system creates a unique signature scent that’s a […]

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Best Products To Reduce Fear, Anxiety, And Stress In Cats

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Winner, Top Cat Fear, Anxiety, and Stress Reducing Product: 312 Hideaway Duffel, Prefer Pets, $59.99 This soft-sided carrier is a big win for a more optimal veterinary care and travel experience for cats. It has top and front exit points with a total of three openings for easy access to the cat when needed, such […]

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4 Tips To Make Pet Tooth Brushing A Habit

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Reading Time: 2 minutes By now you’ve probably heard that dogs and cats should have their teeth brushed regularly, preferably every day. Good dental care is vital not just to the health of your pet’s mouth, but also his entire body. Dogs and cats who aren’t used to having their teeth brushed may be uncomfortable with the procedure. After […]