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November 23, 2020

Fear Free Shelters: Why Natural Lighting Is Important

Look for fundable opportunities to get animals and staff outside, as well as for ways to bring daylight in. Everyone will be happier and healthier!
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November 16, 2020

Fear Free Shelters: Lower Stress for Dogs Via Play

For a dog, and especially one who is fearful, play is an important and often shorter path to happiness and comfort, as well as to finding the right forever home.
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November 9, 2020

Home Plaque Prevention Without Fear, Anxiety, or Stress

Safety and efficacy are prime considerations when making recommendations about chew toys and treats.
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November 9, 2020

Fear Free Management of Feline Diabetes

Getting clients comfortable with handling their cat for injections is vital. You can help them to build confidence and successfully manage the disease while keeping their cats comfortable and relaxed.
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November 6, 2020

Tips to Help Your Clients Ease Their Pets’ Holiday Fear, Anxiety, and Stress

Sadly, for many of our clients’ pets the holidays just mean fear, anxiety, and stress.
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Cute Chihuahua dog gets love and affection as she is getting her annual vet check up by a kind Latin descent doctor. Mother, daughter pet owners look on. Doctor's office or animal hospital.
November 4, 2020

Adapt to Maladaptive Pain in Your Clinical Examination

Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease diagnosed in humans and pets. What does this mean to a Fear Free Certified veterinary team?
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November 2, 2020

Success Story: How I Used Fear Free Handling for a Frightened Puppy

After a painful incident involving a harness's Velcro closure becoming stuck in Oakley's coat, the pup was unwilling to wear a collar or harness. Fear Free techniques helped him and his owner to be able to go on walks again, with Oakley safely harnessed and leashed.
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October 26, 2020

Is Fostering the Future for Shelters?

In shelters, space is always an issue, which is where fostering comes in. When people temporarily care for an animal in their home, it opens up a spot in a kennel at the shelter and gives shelter employees the chance to save more lives.
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Happy Paws Magazine

Spring/Summer 2020 Issue Available Now!