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4 Reasons to Start a Puppy Socialization Class in Your Clinic

August 15, 2019 Blog

Do you think the safest place for every new puppy is within his own home until after the last set…Read More

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The Itchy Dog, Part 2: The Fear Free Canine Dermatology Exam

August 13, 2019 Blog

As the patient’s veterinary professional team, you can work together to provide real relief of the stress and anxiety of…Read More

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Can You Spare 15 Minutes? Study Shows Value of Brief Petting Sessions for Shelter Dogs

August 12, 2019 Blog

When asked why they don’t volunteer at a shelter, people often say they don’t have time. What if they knew…Read More

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The Itchy Dog, Part 1: The Emotional Roller Coaster of Canine Itch

August 12, 2019 Blog

Summer allergies to environmental allergens can lead to itchy skin from allergic and atopic dermatitis. Signs of itch such as…Read More

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Building Bonds the Fear Free Way

August 5, 2019 Blog

Get inspired by fellow Fear Free Certified Professionals as they help pets stay cool, calm, and collected during care.Read More

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Crisis Communication: Tips for Calming Pet Owners

July 29, 2019 Blog

Good communication can be difficult in times of crisis. A promising communication model can help veterinarians calm pet owners.Read More

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Why Behavior Evaluations in Shelters Can Be Misleading

July 22, 2019 Blog

There was a time when formal shelter behavior evaluations for dogs seemed like an important breakthrough. But while an objective…Read More

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Kitten Socialization: Creating the Purrfect Feline Patient and Pet

July 15, 2019 Blog

Scratching the surface of kitten socialization, the benefits of kitten socialization classes, and how to start these courses in your…Read More

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Can Special Music for Cats Reduce Their Stress at the Clinic?

July 8, 2019 Blog

A recent study shows that music specially designed for cats has small but significant effects on cats undergoing a veterinary…Read More

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Fear Free Success Comes in Many Forms

July 1, 2019 Blog

We love hearing how our members have made Fear Free work in their practices. And sharing their stories is one…Read More

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Fear Free Grabs Student’s Goals, Imagination

June 24, 2019 Blog

When University of Missouri veterinary student Abbie Knudsen heard a talk about Fear Free at school, she knew immediately that…Read More

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Top Tips for Helping New Puppy Owners

June 20, 2019 Blog

The information pet professionals give new puppy owners can literally mean the difference between life and death.Read More