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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.

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Dogs Training & Grooming

Does Training Method Matter? You Bet Your Dog’s Life

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Aversive dog training methods don’t work. Here’s what does, and why it’s vital to saving dogs’ lives.

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Activities & Enrichment Dogs Training & Grooming

Names and Games: How to “Home School” Your Dog

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes The basic knowledge and skills you want your dog to learn include knowing his name and coming when called. Those are both easy to teach with games that are fun for both of you. Our handout explains how to teach your dog to respond to his name and ways to practice through play.

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Cats Dogs Veterinary Care

When We’re Stressed, Vets Are There for Us: How to Give Back

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Thank-you notes, gift cards, and flowers are just a few of the ways you can show appreciation for your veterinarian.

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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

Pet Photography: 8 Tips to Keep Your Dog Looking Happy in a Professional Photo Shoot

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Does your dog look stressed out in photos? Here are some tips from a pet photographer to help.

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Cats Dogs Life at Home New Pets

Special-Needs Pets Conquer Hearts and Homes

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Special-needs pets often surprise adopters with their ability to overcome challenges. Meet seven dogs and cats who don’t let anything stand in their way. “If the ball of fur you bonded with has three legs, only one eye, or needs a wheelchair, he may not be physically perfect, but he just might be perfect for […]

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Dogs Senior Pets

Senior Dogs: What to Watch for as Your Dog Ages

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes We all want our dogs to live long and happy lives. One way to accomplish that is to be aware of normal changes that come with aging and take steps to improve quality of life. Our handout explains what to look for and ways to help your golden oldie stay comfortable and happy.