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Help for Reactive Dogs

April 15, 2014

It’s finally spring, and we are all out walking our dogs more. Many of us have had the embarrassing and distressing experience of having our dog bark, lunge, or growl…

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The Four Fs of Fear

December 26, 2013

Almost everyone has heard of the “fight or flight” response: In reaction to a scary or threatening situation, animals (or people) may react by either aggressively confronting the threat (“fight”)…

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Resource Guarding in Dogs

October 31, 2013

One of the most common concerning behaviors for dog owners is when their dog guards objects such as toys, bones, or food. This behavior is called resource guarding (RG), and…

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Cats and the 4 am Wake-Up Call

October 22, 2013

It’s 4 am, do you know where your cat is? If you are like many people who suffer from the 4 am wake-up call, s/he is sitting on or…

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Helping Your Shy Dog at the Veterinarian

September 10, 2013

Many dogs are perfectly comfortable going to new places and meeting new people, including the veterinarian. However, there are many dogs who are shy or fearful of new things…

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Anal Glands 101

August 22, 2013

Many people know that when dogs and cats scoot their rear on the ground or lick obsessively, it means that the anal glands may need to be checked and…

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