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Category Archives: Companies That Help Animals

Petmate helps shine light into darkness for Idaho dog lover stricken with repeated loss

Friday, Oct 7th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

It takes a village to save a dog lover, and it helps when you have friends like Petmate to help! I recounted the story below to a friend who works at Petmate, and was incredibly moved at what happened next. Here’s the story: Teresa has a dear friend, Mark, who has suffered so many tragedies […]

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Live Q&A: How to set your dog up for success and safety when playing with other dogs

Wednesday, Sep 28th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Do you have questions about how to set your dog up for success when playing with other dogs, dog park safety, and general dog safety, etiquette, and behavior? Please join my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, and Beneful Dream Dog Park Project and pet safety expert Arden Moore for a live Q&A on my Facebook page […]

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How good dog owners think about dog parks

Wednesday, Sep 7th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Dog parks are playgrounds, not group therapy. I’m talking about those people who bring dogs to dog parks not to proactively provide opportunities for happy socializing, but to fix socialization problems with other dogs. The first gets a big thumbs up from me; the second is a real problem. I’ll let my trainer daughter, Mikkel […]

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How dog parks create joy for dogs and owners

Tuesday, Aug 30th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I was in St. Louis recently, shooting some pet owner education videos with the folks at Purina as part of my ongoing partnership with them. We were chatting about some of the experiences that have led me to value the human-animal bond so profoundly, and I got around to telling them about the dog park […]

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Help make the Fourth of July less scary for shelter and rescue dogs!

Monday, Jun 13th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Our friends at ThunderWorks want to help dogs in shelters and rescue groups have an “insanely calm” Fourth of July. Many dogs suffer from fear of loud noises, and for them, Independence Day fireworks are terrifying. Many of my patients and the dogs of people I’ve worked with get a lot of comfort from wearing […]

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