Fear-Free Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

Category Archives: Fear-Free

Do this one thing for me. And if not me, do it for QT Pi Becker!

Thursday, Jan 12th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Yes, I’m here to ask you to do something for me as a father. But I promise, there’s plenty in it for you! Here’s what I’m asking you to do: Please follow the Facebook page of my daughter, author and trainer Mikkel Becker. What will you get out of it? Mikkel is a tremendously compassionate […]

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Welcome to a new year of treating our pets like family!

Thursday, Jan 5th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I want to do a barrel roll off of my hamster wheel of activity and thank each and every one of you for loving pets like family. I’m not talking about just providing your four-legged family members the basics like food, water, and shelter, but going above and beyond what most pets get. You give them […]

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How to have a retro (but safe and Fear Free!) Christmas with pets

Thursday, Dec 22nd, 2016 | By Lex Becker

Every December, the members of the extended Becker family (living in three states) make their tracks up to the family ranch in extreme Northern Idaho. The house is filled with family, food, lights, laughter, lapping, yapping, and plenty of dog hair. Each year we make sure to prepare the home for the whirlwind of dozens […]

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Tampa: A full day Fear Free symposium for your entire practice team!

Monday, Dec 19th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

If you’re a veterinarian or veterinary practice team member in the Tampa, Florida, area, there’s a whole day of Fear FreeSM education and information coming your way in January! I’ll be joining some of the brightest names in veterinary medicine to present a day-long Fear Free symposium at the Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore on Sunday, […]

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Realizing the Fear Free dream for pets

Friday, Dec 2nd, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Ever wondered what my dream is for the veterinary profession? To end the fear, anxiety, and stress we’ve been contributing to in the lives of our patients for way too long. That dream was born when I heard famed veterinary behaviorist Dr. Karen Overall tell a vet conference audience, “Fear is the worst thing a […]

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