Fear-Free Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

Category Archives: Fear-Free

How and why to find a Fear Free veterinarian for your pet

Friday, Jul 28th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

It’s no secret I’ve made it my life’s work to prevent and relieve fear, anxiety, and stress in pets — especially at the vet. I recorded this PSA for Animal Radio about that very subject. You can listen, or just go directly to the Fear Free Directory and see if you can find a vet […]

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Dr. Marty Becker and Mikkel Becker on the horrifying ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ abuse footage

Friday, Jan 20th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

As a veterinarian and trainer, respectively, both with a lifetime commitment to equally honoring the physical and emotional well-being of the animals we care for, we were profoundly disturbed by the leaked footage of a dog suffering terror on the set of the movie A Dog’s Purpose. In looking at this video, it appears the […]

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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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