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Dogs Fears & Anxieties Training & Grooming

8 Tips to Help Prevent Separation Anxiety

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Dogs don’t have to develop separation anxiety. Every dog needs to learn some independence so they’re comfortable staying home alone when their people are at work or school. Since they can’t read a book or turn the TV on to watch the Food Channel, our handout offers advice on providing ways dogs can entertain themselves […]

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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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Life at Home Training & Grooming

Giving Medication to Your Pet Doesn’t Have to Be a Fight. How to Make It Less Stressful

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes If the thought of getting a pill or liquid medication down your pet’s throat makes you shudder, we’re here to help. Our handout offers tips and techniques to help the medicine go down without a fuss.

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Cats Dogs Veterinary Care

10 Ways Fear Free Veterinary Visits Are Different

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes What does it mean that a veterinary visit is Fear Free? Before pets ever enter the clinic, our goal is to help them be comfortable with everything they see, smell, hear, feel, and taste. Our handout explains the ways we do that and how they calm your dog, cat, bird or other animal.

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Dogs Life at Home New Pets

Bringing Home a New Puppy? Ways to Lose the Stress, Add Success

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Your new puppy’s first few days can have a big impact on the rest of your lives together.

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Dogs Life at Home

Hear, Hear. Dogs Detect Differences Between Languages, Gibberish

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Do dogs study language? New research shows they may have better language abilities than we realize.

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Dogs Life at Home Training & Grooming

Resource Guarding Tips: How to Respond in the Moment

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes When your pet guards food, toys, or even yourself, that’s a problem–for you and for him. It’s understandable that he values those items or considers you precious, but his behavior can lead to serious undesirable consequences. Our Fear Free handout can help you respond appropriately in the moment until you can seek professional help.

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Dogs Training & Grooming

Make “Spaw” Day Stress-Free for Your Dog

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Grooming should be a relaxing experience for your dog and for yourself. Our handout explains how to introduce “paw-dicures,” brushing, and even a restorative “doga” pose. You’ll both feel better afterward!

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Cats Dogs Life at Home Training & Grooming

Giving Pills Doesn’t Have to Be Stressful for You or Your Pet. Here’s How to Do It

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes It doesn’t have to be hard to give your pet a pill, and it’s a skill that both you and your pet should master. That way you can be sure your cat or dog is getting the treatment they need. Our Fear Free handout can help you give your pet medication with less stress for […]

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Dogs Life at Home

Ways to Make Your Pet’s Life More Interesting–Without Spending Any Money

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Do-it-yourself puzzle games and toys can entertain your dog when you’re not home, and interactive play can build and strengthen the relationship between you. Our handout offers tips to get you started.