Puppies 101

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Reading Time: < 1 minutes Got a new puppy or thinking about getting one? Start everyone off on the right paw the Fear Free way. We’ll talk about socialization, house…

Newly Adopted Pets

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Reading Time: < 1 minutes Just adopted a cat or dog, or thinking about adopting one? We’ll talk about how to introduce new and existing pets, basic needs, training and…

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Saving Pets on the Ukrainian Border: You Can Help

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Reading Time: 7 minutes …it was caused by a new dog who had recently arrived and was showing fear-based aggression. 8) The entire facility was what those of us in the veterinary, boarding, and grooming industries call odor-neutral. No malodors…

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

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Reading Time: 3 minutes …need to get home and pack a ‘go box’ in case we have to evacuate,” he said. The last time we’d done that, we were fleeing our home in New

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Birds Life at Home

Should You Get a Parrot? What You Need to Know First

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Reading Time: 3 minutes …owner of Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics in Bedford Hills, New York, and author of Unlikely Companions: The Adventures of an Exotic Animal Doctor. Factors to Consider “When considering…

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Get to Know the Wild Side of Companion Parrots

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Reading Time: 3 minutes …Sirocco is a kakapo, a rare parrot found in New Zealand. Even though kakapo are parrots, they are very different from other species of parrots. Learning about kakapo natural history…

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Are You Prepared to Finance Your Pet’s Care?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes …in New York City, AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluator, and author of numerous books, including Barron’s Dog Training Bible, said another key takeaway from the survey is that each year,…

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Canine Cellmates Program a Win-Win for Shelter Dogs and Incarcerated Men

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Reading Time: 4 minutes …strength in the face of challenges and feels meeting new people through the Canine CellMates program—people who believed in him—gave him an extra boost in his life. “I just call…

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Activities & Enrichment Dogs

Stressless Daycare: Play and Treatments Help Pets Thrive

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Reading Time: 5 minutes …than many people realize. Consequently, he is currently building a new facility to be called the Canine Enrichment Center scheduled to open next year, to specialize in dealing with the…

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Dogs Training & Grooming

Mine! Does Your Dog Have a Problem Sharing With Others? Why It Happens and Fear Free Ways to Respond

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Reading Time: 5 minutes …I had adopted her when no one else would, even though she had several failed adoptions and a known bite record. I knew enough to walk away and give her…