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Join us to prevent dog bites

Thursday, Apr 4th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Dog attacks are a nationwide issue and pose a double tragedy to the victim and the fate of the dog. In 2018, there were 17,300 dog bite insurance claims and 670,000 dogs were euthanized. The CDC reports nearly 350,000 people were treated at hospital emergency rooms for dog-related injuries in 2017. Children and babies are […]

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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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Survey: What would you like to know about your pets?

Friday, Dec 8th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I recently surveyed the subscribers to my mailing list about what kind of information they most wanted me to write about. Now I’m working with our Fear Free Happy Homes website to create all kinds of resources to give you the information you actually want… in the form of classes, videos, interactive games, connection with […]

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Who’s a good dog? Yours, after you try the very first Fear Free Friday deal

Thursday, Aug 31st, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Fear Free has been the most important cause I’ve worked for during my nearly 40 years as a veterinarian. I started it out as something for other veterinary professionals, but I quickly realized this had to be an equal partnership with our patients’ humans or it wouldn’t work. That’s why we recently launched a “sneak […]

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Tampa: A full day Fear Free symposium for your entire practice team!

Monday, Dec 19th, 2016 | By Dr. Marty Becker

If you’re a veterinarian or veterinary practice team member in the Tampa, Florida, area, there’s a whole day of Fear FreeSM education and information coming your way in January! I’ll be joining some of the brightest names in veterinary medicine to present a day-long Fear Free symposium at the Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore on Sunday, […]

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