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Surprising reasons why you should be giving your dog a probiotic

The history of probiotics can be dated back to 10,000 years ago and they are now one of the most popular supplements used today....

Animal Reiki: The benefits for your pet

You want to do right by your pet. You take them to the vet for regular check-ups, give them healthy, natural food, take them...

Unwanted behaviors and nutrition

Find out how certain dietary nutrients and calming supplements may curb aggression, anxiety and other unwanted behaviors in dogs. Did you know that nutrition plays...

How to help your pup with separation anxiety

Separation anxiety is on the rise with many pet owners returning to work. Here are some tips on how to help your pup stay...

How to relieve emotional stress — in you and your dog

Our dogs can pick up on our stress, so it’s important to be aware of how we’re feeling when we’re around them. Here’s a...

How massage benefits senior dogs and cats

From easing joint discomfort to alleviating anxiety, massage therapy offers both physical and psychological benefits to senior dogs and cats.  Almost all dogs and cats...

Chiropractic care for canine anxiety

We usually think of chiropractic care in terms of relieving pain in our dogs, but it can also have a positive effect on canine...

Emotional stress in dogs 

A close-up look at emotional stress in dogs -- and how our own stress contributes to theirs. None of us is a stranger to stress....

5 things you can do to ease pet anxiety

Does your dog have anxiety? He’s not alone! Most dogs get anxious every once in a while, and calming them down isn’t always easy....

How managing your dog or cat’s emotional state takes the stress...

Seeing the veterinarian on a regular basis is a necessary part of being an animal parent. Recognizing and managing your dog or cat’s emotional...

A veterinary view on the benefits of cat pheromones

Here’s what a veterinary professional has to say about cat pheromones and the numerous benefits they can offer our feline companions! While it’s true cats...

Cat pheromones 101

If you have a cat, you’ve probably heard the term “pheromones” used once or twice. But what are they, exactly, and what do they...

How to get out and about with your dog safely this...

Taking your dog on regular outings is important. But it can also be stressful, especially amid a global pandemic! Here are a few tips...

Is PEMF therapy an option for your dog or cat?

Short for “pulsed electromagnetic field therapy”, PEMF has a variety of applications for dogs and cats, from wound healing to anxiety relief. Here’s an...

How Fear Free® makes vet visits less stressful

Going to the vet can cause fear, anxiety and stress in both animals and their humans…and that may result in less-than-optimal care, or even...

Separation anxiety in dogs is a common concern post-pandemic

As COVID-19 restrictions loosen and people return to work, many claim their dogs’ separation anxiety has become worse. Extra time at home due to...

How your dog’s gut microbiome affects his behavior

Canine behavioral problems like anxiety and aggression can have many causes, and an out-of-balance microbiome may be one of them. Learn how your dog’s...

Top 6 herbs to relieve anxiety in cats

Thanks to their sensitive natures, cats are more prone to stress and anxiety than many other animals. From California poppy to valerian, these herbs...

Top 5 tips for leaving your dog home alone

It can be hard to leave your dog at home alone. Here are five practical solutions that will help you and your animal feel...

Pet parents concerned about separation anxiety as they head back to...

Are you concerned that your dog might develop separation anxiety when you return to work after the pandemic? You’re not alone! Follow these expert...

Reduce your dog’s stress, naturally

From loud noises to trips to the vet, a variety of situations can cause stress in dogs. Fortunately, there are lots of safe and...

How grooming improves the mental health of pets

Pets suffer from mental health issues just like us, so taking steps to ease their anxiety and make them feel good is important. You...

Relieving anxiety in your pet with massage therapy

A look at how massage therapy can help ease anxiety in companion animals, and some tips on how to try it at home! Anxiety is...

Is your dog overly anxious? Acupressure can help!

Occasional anxiety is natural and normal in any dog, just as it is in us. But if your dog seems excessively anxious and fearful,...

Is your cat depressed?

If your cat doesn’t seem his usual self, it’s possible he may be depressed. Learn the possible signs and symptoms, and work with your...

10 self care tips for dog parents

You’ve just welcomed a new dog into your life and are spending lots of time looking after him – grooming, feeding, training, exercising and...

6 steps to mastering “cat-mindfulness”

You don’t need to take a course to master mindfulness – let your feline friend be your teacher! Mindfulness is not a new fad. It...

2 simple steps to a fear-free Fourth of July for your...

The Fourth of July can be a frightening holiday for our canine companions. These two simple steps will help you ease his fear and...

Tips to help your dog adjust to your summer schedule

Most dogs are fairly adaptable creatures, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take steps to make lifestyle changes as seamless as possible for them....

How CBD can help your anxious dog

Is your dog anxious? Here's how CBD can help. Whenever a thunderstorm rolls in, my dogs -- Odie, Nina, and Jolene -- can feel the...

University helps combat exam stress with therapy dogs

This university has found a surefire way to help combat the stress and anxiety surrounding exam season... therapy dogs! Every spring, students everywhere are riddled...

Is your dog scared of strangers?

Many dogs react fearfully when they see or are approached by strangers. Gentle behavior modification can help calm those fears, boost your dog’s confidence,...