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Dog looking sad, tired, sick
October 16, 2019

Relieve Chronic Pain Using a Pyramid Approach

Chronic pain can be a challenge to diagnose and treat; successful management requires a multimodal approach involving the whole healthcare team and significant pet parent buy-in.
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October 14, 2019

Targeting: How to Make This Skill Work for You

Teaching pets to touch the nose to an object or hand can be helpful in several different ways, including weighing pets and using medical instruments.
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October 7, 2019

Fear Free Success Stories: Making Good Things Happen

New experiences can be challenges for pet patients, but Fear Free techniques help them to gain trust and confidence whether they're at a boarding kennel, veterinary clinic, or other care provider.
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September 30, 2019

What Current Science Tells Us About Cat Play

For cats, the best forms of play are similar to hunting and involve motion, novelty, and social interaction.
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Close up of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel's face
September 26, 2019

Could Pain be Masquerading as a Behavioral Problem?

Overlooking pain as a cause of a pet's behavioral condition can delay treatment and prolong the patient’s suffering.
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September 23, 2019

Treating Cats With Chronic Pain: What to Consider

Chronic pain in cats is chronically underdiagnosed. Here's what to know about it, from a pain management expert.
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September 16, 2019

How 2 Veterinarians Helped 1,400 Animal Shelters Save 2 Million Cats

Cats in shelters, especially adults and seniors, are often overlooked by people seeking pets. Shelters are working to change that.
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September 9, 2019

Habitat Prototype May Help Shelter Dogs Exhibit Natural Behaviors

The fear of visiting the veterinarian and the anxiety of riding in the car isn’t limited to dogs or cats. Here's how Fear Free techniques helped one porcine pet overcome her fears.
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