Fear Free Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

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Canine Confidential: A great book about what dogs do, written for people who love them

Thursday, Sep 20th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Three American Bulldogs with their noses to the ground, tails wagging

Are you looking for a book about animals that will inform you, uplift you, and make you think? Every since they introduced in-flight wifi, the amount of reading I do on airplanes (which is where I seem to spend half my life) has dropped dramatically. But when Fear Free Advisory Group member Dr. Marc Bekoff’s […]

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Fear Free Friday: 25 percent off PetWell pet massagers for one day only

Thursday, Sep 6th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Happy dog getting a massage

Teresa, my wife, is a certified pet massage therapist, so I’ve seen first hand how addressing pain and tension in our pet’s bodies can help relieve their anxiety and stress, too. That’s why I was so happy to see that the PetWell line of pet massage tools was the Fear Free Happy Homes deal for […]

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A vest that calms pets with pressure, sound, and vibration

Thursday, Aug 2nd, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I’m really excited about this month’s Fear Free Friday deal. It’s the Petmate Calmz vest, which has helped our Quixote so much when he’s frightened by fireworks or storms. Calmz works both by applying pressure to specific points on your dog’s spine, and by playing a therapeutic medley of classical music, tones, and gentle vibrations. For […]

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A magic third hand for when you’re bathing your dog or trimming his nails

Thursday, May 31st, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

AquaPaw Slow Treater

Do you ever wish you had a third hand? I know when I’m trying to distract one of my dogs while I’m cutting their nails or brushing them, I definitely do. That’s why I love that 30 percent off the AquaPaw Slow Treater is the June Fear Free Friday deal over on Fear Free Happy […]

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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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