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Can dogs have panic attacks?

You know your dog can get stressed, but just how stressed can they get? Are panic attacks possible? Unfortunately, yes they are. It's not uncommon...

How Do Sounds Affect Your Dog Or Cat?

Your dog or cat’s sense of hearing is far more sensitive than yours, so he can be stressed by sounds you may not even...

Study shows positive effects of emotional support animals

April 16 is National Stress Awareness Day and a good time to talk about the role of emotional support animals. CertaPet and The Assistance Dog...

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....

De-stress with a cat coloring book!

There’s a reason we loved to color so much as children – it’s relaxing as well as fun! Add a cat coloring book to...

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...

Social enrichment ideas for cats

If your cat responds negatively to change, she may need some social enrichment! Here are a few techniques to try. Cats are notoriously creatures of...

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...

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...

The benefits of rooibos tea for dogs

Rooibos tea has been shown to help with allergies and hot spots, digestive issues and stress in people and dogs. Some holistic veterinarians are...

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...

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...