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#ASKAVET Roundup: How to Keep Pets Calm During Thunder and Fireworks

September 19, 2014

Thank you to those who participated in Wednesday evening’s #ASKAVET live Facebook event! We are seeing a trend in pet owners seeking solutions for pets that suffer from fear, owner/pet separation and overall behavior problems resulting from stress-induced situations. For those of you pet owners out there who have pets that are afraid of thunder and fireworks — heck, it could be any loud, startling noises…  

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Fourth of July Fears? We Can Help!

June 25, 2014

The first thing I think about when the Fourth of July comes around is not the exciting BBQs or beautiful fireworks lighting up the sky, it’s my old dog, Chief. Excited is not a word I would use when describing his reaction to the loud noises and bright holiday lights that inevitably last until 3 a.m. in our neighborhood. Let’s just say it was always a loooooooong…  

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April is Stress Awareness Month: How to Detect Signs of Stress in Your Pet

April 03, 2014

It’s common knowledge that many pets are stressed by thunder and lightening, not to mention a trip to the vet. But there are many other reasons that pets suffer from stress and anxiety and it happens mostly in their home environment. Typical signs of stress in dogs include: Excessive barking both inside and outside the home Accidents around the house Sudden displays or growing, snarling…  

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The ‘Pup-a-Razzi’ Pack: About My Rescued Pets

August 30, 2013

Every morning and evening, I am enthusiastically greeted by a pack of furry, four-legged canines. In keeping with my fellow bloggers, I thought I’d share a little about my pets! Owning dogs is like having your own minions (although mine don’t do tasks, only a few tricks!), or like being a minor Greek deity, worshiped only by dogs. Maybe it’s akin to being a movie…  

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