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Birds Other Travel & Safety

Teaching Birds to Travel Stress-Free

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Like many pets, birds aren’t always fans of visiting the veterinarian. Part of that is likely because they aren’t used to riding in a car. Most avian companions rarely travel outside of the home. This means travel may have the potential to be challenging. Training your bird in advance for transportation can give you peace […]

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Equines Other Training & Grooming Travel & Safety

Keep Your Horse Happy in the Trailer

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes There’s more to trailering horses than just getting them inside it. Safety and comfort are paramount for a successful trip. Our handout shares advice on everything from footing to friends to forage.

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Equines Other Training & Grooming Travel & Safety

Trailer-Training Your Horse: Fear Free Tips for Success

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Is getting your horse to load up into a trailer stressful for both of you? It doesn’t have to be. Our handout offers advice on building the approach, marking reward-worthy behaviors, teaching the horse to ride safely inside, and backing out at the destination. Before you know it, your horse will be trailering like a […]

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Dogs Fears & Anxieties Travel & Safety

7 Tactics to Reduce Stress, Ease Motion Sickness in Your Dog

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Summer is road trip season. If your dog suffers from motion sickness, the following tips may help him enjoy the ride.

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Cats Dogs Holidays Life at Home Travel & Safety Uncategorized

Pets and Stress: When House Guests Can Be a Nightmare

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Are raucous family holidays an assault on your pets’ nerves? How to cope.

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Birds Cats Dogs Equines Life at Home Travel & Safety

Fires, Floods, Hurricanes: Are You Prepared to Protect Your Pet During Natural Disasters?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Many communities are at risk of natural disasters that affect people and animals. What to know to ensure you all get out safely.

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Cats Dogs Training & Grooming Travel & Safety Veterinary Care

How to Make the Trip to the Veterinary Hospital Fear Free

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes The car ride to the veterinary clinic is often when pets start to become frightened about the upcoming visit. Our handout explains how you can help your dog or cat stay calm and comfortable so that arrival is less stressful.

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Cats Life at Home Travel & Safety

Is Your New Cat Declawed? How to Help Her Live a Safe and Stress-Free Life

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes We’re not fans of declawing surgery, but you may have adopted a cat who has been deprived of claws. Cats without claws have special needs and may be subject to residual pain from the toe amputation. Our handout explains why and offers advice on ways to help her stay comfortable, navigate her surroundings with confidence, […]

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Cats Dogs Travel & Safety

Road Trip: How to Make RV Travel Safe, Fun for Pets

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Reading Time: 4 minutes If you are bringing your pets on an RV camping trip, how can you make sure that the trip is Fear Free, safe, and fun for all? We asked some experts for tips.

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Cats Dogs Life at Home Travel & Safety Uncategorized

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.