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Purr Author Spills the Catnip Tea on Feline Happiness

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Reading Time: 8 minutes Cats will always be fascinating and mysterious creatures, but science has uncovered some of the secrets to what makes them happy.

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Dogs Life at Home Training & Grooming

My Dog Is Barking. What Do I Do?

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Reading Time: 5 minutes To successfully deal with barking, you need to address the underlying reasons behind the barking.

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Cats Life at Home

Quirks to Communication: Weird and Wonderful Reasons Behind Your Cat’s Litter Box Behaviors

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Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to litter box behaviors, some cats can be a little on the strange side.

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Fears & Anxieties Life at Home Other

How Stress, Diet, and Health Cause Parrots to Pick Their Feathers

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Feather picking has a number of possible causes and sometimes is the result of a combination of factors.

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Cats Dogs Life at Home Other

Is Your Pet Your Valentine? Here’s How You Can Tell

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Reading Time: 9 minutes Cats, dogs, and birds all have unique ways of expressing their affection, using body language, vocalizations, and touch, to name just a few of their methods of animal-to-human sweet talk.

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Dogs Fears & Anxieties Training & Grooming

What SNL Doesn’t Get About Dogs

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Comedy and fear are two sides of the same coin, but not when dogs are involved. What we’d change about Saturday Night Live’s dog show skit.

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Activities & Enrichment Dogs Fears & Anxieties Training & Grooming

Bright Lights, Starring Role: 8 Tips for a Successful Pro Photoshoot With Your Dog

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Keep an open mind and trust that even with a dog who is uncertain about the process, a photographer can still capture amazing photos.

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Cats Life at Home Shelters & Fostering

Study Aims to Help Cats Live Their Best 9 Lives With Less Stress

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Reading Time: 4 minutes A new study looks at five feline personality traits and two common behaviors with the goal of understanding what cats need to thrive.

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Cats Life at Home New Pets Senior Pets

Adopting a Senior Cat? Help Them Feel at Home

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Reading Time: 3 minutes When senior cats end up in shelters, it’s often because their elderly owners have passed away and there’s no one to care for them. The good news is that they are ideal housemates for everyone: millennial singles, empty nesters, and of course, human seniors. November is Adopt a Senior Pet month. Give a senior cat […]

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Dogs Fears & Anxieties Training & Grooming

The Snarling Side of Fear

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Reading Time: 3 minutes “CAN HE HAVE CHICKEN?” I yelled, projecting over the commotion of the terrier barking and growling at me. He was safely behind a baby gate, something I had arranged ahead of time with my client. This was our first meeting. “SURE!” the client yelled back. I tossed a piece of freeze-dried chicken over the baby […]