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Birds Fears & Anxieties

Is Your Bird Fearful, Anxious, or Stressed? How to Tell

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes If you’re new to birds, you might not be up on how to read avian body language, but it’s important to know to avoid a bite from that powerful beak. Our handout explains the clues that signal relaxed body language or fear, anxiety, or stress in your bird.

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Birds Training & Grooming Uncategorized

Get to Know the Wild Side of Companion Parrots

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Reading Time: 3 minutes A Fear Free Certified avian expert shares how learning about behavior of wild parrots can help you build a relationship with your parrot.

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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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Dogs Holidays Uncategorized

Sound Off! What to Do When Your Pet is Frightened by Thunder, Fireworks, or Other Noises

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Crack! Boom! Whizz! Pop! Loud and sudden sounds are the bane of dogs and their people. Dogs are startled by loud, unexpected sounds and can develop debilitating fears related to them. People hate seeing their dogs frightened and trembling in response to thunder and lightning; the whizzing, flaring lights, and explosions of fireworks; or the […]

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Activities & Enrichment Cats Life at Home

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.