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Stress-Less Petwear Combines Style, Function

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Pets, fashion, function. The three come together in items that provide warmth, protect sensitive areas, or promote healing post-surgery. Here is some stylish petwear that will not only meet a variety of needs but also earn compliments! The Cone Gets a Makeover Gone are the days of awkward and ugly plastic Elizabethan collars to prevent […]

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Dogs Life at Home

Science Confirms: Watching Dog Videos Relieves Stress

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Even on a screen, dogs connect with us. A new study found that people who watched videos of dogs were happier and less stressed.

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10 Tips for Low-Stress Moves With Pets

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Reading Time: 4 minutes A move can put any pet’s tail in a twist when it disrupts their routine. Here’s how to reduce or eliminate the angst.

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Dogs Training & Grooming

“Training” Collars Don’t Work. Here’s What Does

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Frustrated by your dog’s pulling or other unwanted behaviors on walks? Don’t turn to punishment-based training tools such as choke, prong and electronic collars. Our Fear Free handout shares better, kinder, more effective options.

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Pets Love Treats: Here’s How to Give Them Wisely

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Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’re like most pet parents, you likely want to offer your pet treats for a variety of reasons. Treats can solidify the bond with our pets, help reinforce specific behaviors, or be enjoyed as mid-day snacks. Because treats have so many different purposes, it can be helpful to have some guidelines on what, when, […]

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7 Tips for Holidays With Pets

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Holiday celebrations include visits to or from family and friends. Since we consider cats and dogs part of the family, holiday visits that include them require special preparations. Changes to routine can increase fear, anxiety, and stress in everyone, especially our pets. Hitting the road also raises stress levels, so unless your pets adore car […]

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Cats Dogs Holidays

9 Tips for Taking Perfect Holiday Photos With Pets

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Reading Time: 3 minutes One of the joys of the holidays is capturing images of family members having fun—and that includes our dogs and cats. Two experts share the best ways to prepare pets for their closeups and make sure they have a good time in the process. Practice in your desired location. Choose the location where you’d like […]

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Antlers and Santa Hats? Let Pets Be Your Guide

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Reading Time: 2 minutes During the holidays, you may be tempted to dress your pet in adorable headgear such as a Santa hat or antlers. However, not all pets feel comfortable with accessories. If you look closely at photos of pets in hats or antlers, you may see some who look unhappy and stressed. If you plan on incorporating […]

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How and Why to Use a Ramp for Your Dog

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Ramps can be invaluable tools to help make pets–old and young–safer and more comfortable.

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Dogs Life at Home Travel & Safety

Winter Exercise for Small and Short Dogs

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Our dogs need mental and physical stimulation all year round. With a little ingenuity, you can keep your small dog happy and active even in winter months!