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Why does my pet…?

Why does my pet…?

Have you ever wondered WHY your pet does something they do? As a Certified Applied Animal Behaviorist, this is probably the question I get asked the most. Often, we want to know why an animal does something that may worry or bother us, so that it can be changed. In...

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Mental stimulation ideas for your dog and cat

Mental stimulation ideas for your dog and cat

One of the largest problems with animal welfare in our household pets is their lack of stimulation, or boredom. This can lead to many behaviour problems, but you may simply notice that your dog or cat isn’t doing much during the day. They could likely benefit from...

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Three important ways to improve your relationship with your pet

Three important ways to improve your relationship with your pet

I often get asked what I think is the most important role I have as a behaviorist. The answer is simple - I want to improve the relationship you have with your pet. Now there are many ways to go about this, but there are a few important things that I’ve found help to...

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COVID-19 and Pets

COVID-19 and Pets

There are many questions about pets and coronavirus (COVID-19) going around on the internet, so here’s an update on what is known as of March 27, 2020. Positive tests in China in dogs Two dogs have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) in...

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How to help your pet through Halloween

How to help your pet through Halloween

Halloween can be a scary time for our four-legged family members; scary costumes, many different people and smells, doors left open, and chocolate set out can all lead to an unsafe environment for your pet. Here’s what you can do to keep them safe on Halloween! 1....

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