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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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What to do when storms send your cat running for shelter

Wednesday, Jan 31st, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

A Bengal kitten hiding under a yellow towel

Normally when I’m asked about storm phobias, the pet in question is a dog. But cats suffer fear of storms, too. I teamed up with my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, to respond to this reader with a terrified kitty. Q: I have an 11-year-old female domestic shorthair cat. In the past year, she has started […]

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