News Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

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Report: Helping pets and people on the Ukraine border

Sunday, Apr 10th, 2022 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Family reunion at Ukraine border

It took a long time and a lot of rough travel to get there, but I jumped eagerly out of bed on my first morning in Galati, Romania. I was ready to see what I could do now and in the future to help both pets and people displaced by the Russian invasion of Ukraine […]

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How you can help pets from Ukraine today

Friday, Apr 1st, 2022 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Pet owners coming into Romania from Ukraine

On Monday, April 4, I will be leaving for a trip to the Ukrainian border. I will be working with World Vets to help them set up free veterinary care for pets fleeing the war, and with Sava’s Safe Haven in Romania to understand what the most urgent needs are. I will also be working […]

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Help for those who are struggling this holiday season

Monday, Dec 20th, 2021 | By Dr. Marty Becker

For those who, like me, struggle with dark instead of brightness at this time of year, please know that our family’s prayers are with you, and that there are people who want to hear from you and help you. If you are struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide: In the U.S., call the National […]

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Becker’s Fear Free Reading Round-Up: November 2021

Wednesday, Nov 17th, 2021 | By Dr. Marty Becker

dog in grass

More great reads this month from Fear Free and Fear Free Happy Homes: How to Check Your Dog for Ticks The Internet’s full of bad advice about removing ticks from dogs. Here’s a simple, Fear Free approach to a two-minute tick check and safe removal technique. Read more… How Fostering Pets for the Holidays Benefits […]

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Becker’s Fear Free Reading Round-Up: Oct. 7, 2021

Thursday, Oct 7th, 2021 | By Dr. Marty Becker

More great reads this month from Fear Free and Fear Free Happy Homes: Conquer Your Cat’s Fear of the Big, Bad Vaccuum Cleaner Does your cat have Zuigerphobia? Here’s a Fear Free approch to taming his fear of the vacuum cleaner and developing a healthy relationship with it. (No, really!) Read more… The Guilt in […]

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