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Category Archives: Fear Free

Pets’ motion sickness is all in their ears

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

sad dog in car

Most pet owners can’t avoid taking their pets in the car, at least sometimes. After all, there are veterinary visits, training, trips to board or be groomed, camping trips, boat rides, holiday visits, and family vacations. While some pets handle travel like they could take the wheel and turn on the tunes, for others a […]

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Fear Free Friday: A soothing deal for pets and pet lovers

Wednesday, Apr 4th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

peaceful, calm kitten

Music can be magical to stressed-out pets. Studies have found classical music, easy rock, and reggae — along with audiobooks — are most pets’ favorite sounds. Most Fear Free veterinary practitioners, including me, are big fans of soothing music made specifically for pets. That’s why I’m glad to share with you that on Friday, April […]

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A new day dawns for ending fear, anxiety, and stress in pets

Monday, Apr 2nd, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

kitten in veterinary scrub pocket

Today is an incredible day for any veterinary practice that has compassion as its most important value, and protecting pets from fear, anxiety, and stress as their mission. For the very first time, entire veterinary practices in the U.S. and Canada can apply to become Fear Free Certified! Until today, Fear Free Certification has been […]

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Fear Free Friday deal: VetSmart Formulas Advanced Hip + Joint Complex

Thursday, Mar 1st, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Are you worried about your dog and arthritis? Have you been wanting to try a green-lipped mussel/Omega-3 supplement, to see if it helps? On Friday, March 2, 2018, for 24 hours only, Fear Free Happy Homes members can get 50 percent off any order of VetSmart Formulas Advanced Hip + Joint Complex as our Fear […]

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Let your indoor cat ‘hunt’ for her food

Thursday, Feb 1st, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

As we raise our little indoor kitty, Talley, we’re constantly working to make sure she has plenty of opportunities to climb, perch up high, run, play, jump, and have the experiences that are the genetic legacy of the cat. One of our favorite tools is using food puzzles and games to feed her (and all […]

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