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How to satisfy your working dog’s instincts

Keep your working dog’s mind and body engaged with regular training, exercise and interactive play! Working dogs make fantastic pets! But these highly intelligent, active...

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...

How to calm down a stressed dog on the Fourth of...

The Fourth of July holiday might look a little different this year, but there’s still bound to be a few stress-inducing activities happening in...

Moving with your cat

Cats don’t like change, so it’s not surprising that moving is one of their top stressors. If you’re moving house, take these tips along...

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...

Kitten season: reduce the stress of coronavirus by adopting or fostering...

Despite certain restrictions being lifted, the coronavirus pandemic is still an ongoing concern. At the same time, kitten season is in full swing. Why...

Improve your cat’s well-being with sensory enrichment

Is your cat bored, stressed or anxious? Sensory enrichment helps restore him to calmness and balance by appealing to all his senses. Cats can easily...

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...

Does your dog show aggression toward other dogs?

A 5-step guide to helping your canine companion overcome aggression towards other dogs. If you have a dog who displays aggressive or defensive tendencies...

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,...

Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Many things can affect the health and function of your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it does its job properly.  When you think...

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...

Bringing your dog to work – the top 5 benefits

Bringing your dog to work isn’t just good for his socialization skills – it’s also beneficial to you and your co-workers, and can reduce...

How to integrate your new cat into your life

Congratulations, you adopted a new cat! Here are some tips to help you introduce her to her new life in the most stress-free way...

How to include your dog in your wedding

Is your dog part of your wedding party? If so, the following tips will help you make your big day as dog-friendly (and stress-free)...

6 ways to keep your senior cat healthy and happy

If your feline is ten or older, he’s officially a senior cat! Take these six steps to ensure his golden years are long and...

Sound-absorbing panels in shelters keep dogs calmer

Some animal shelters are investing in sound-absorbing panels that help reduce the stress of their  four-legged residents. Barking-induced stress is a universal problem in animal...

How your dog’s gut health is affected by the adrenal glands

Believe it or not, stress can negatively impact your dog’s gut health. Here’s how gaining a better understanding of his adrenal glands can help...

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...

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....

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...

6 flower essences for stressed cats

Flower essences are a safe and effective way to calm and balance nervous or fearful kitties. Anyone who’s familiar with cats knows they’re sensitive...

Acupressure for easing holiday stress – in both you and your...

The festive season can be tense as well as fun – and if you’re feeling the holiday stress, your dog is too. These simple...

Pandora Syndrome in cats

Feline urinary tract disease may not always be just a physical condition. Recent research has revealed that stress also plays a big role in...

Why interactive toys are good for your dog

Interactive toys offer many benefits to your dog – they provide mental stimulation and combat boredom, satisfy his natural instincts, and make mealtime more...

Natural remedies for canine anxiety

Is your dog a “nervous Nelly?“ Anxiety is common in our canine companions, so here’s  how to help him chill using a holistic, natural...

A 3-step guide to moving with pets

Are you moving with your pets? Moving is hard enough on its own, but having your companion animals in tow presents a whole new set...

How to massage your dog

Who doesn’t love a great massage? After all, massage benefits us physically and psychologically. The same is true for our dogs. Through massage, you’ll...

How to put on your dog’s harness

Do you struggle to get a harness on your dog? The very mention of going for a walk can send dog into an excitable frenzy....

Tips for crating dogs with separation anxiety

Does your dog panic when you leave him alone in his crate? Here’s how to ease his separation anxiety and curb dangerous behaviors. Most dog...

Stress-free holidays for you and your cat

“Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” But maybe your cat is...