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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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Pet Disaster Preparedness: Part II

September 09, 2014

It’s Disaster Preparedness Month! And… Super Smiley! You did a great job with your blog sharing a dog’s perspective on disaster preparation last week! Good Boy! Super Smiley and I are a HOPE Animal Assisted Crisis Response Team, so one of our passions is helping people and pets get through disasters. And, Smiley was right; I have your Pet Disaster Backpack all planned out… Where will…  

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Pet Disaster Preparedness: Part I

September 01, 2014

Super Smiley here! I’m writing first because I’ve experienced three fire evacuations with my family of horses, cats, two humans and my German Shepherd girlfriend, Angel! We live in Malibu, and one year during “fire season,” we evacuated two times! Even though it was stressful, we knew what to do and the plan worked! This is what my home looked like — so scary! I’m also…  

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Pulling the Trigger on Getting Tigger to the Vet

August 22, 2014

Today is National Take Your Cat to the Vet day! In his accompanying piece, my friend and colleague Dr. Rod Van Horn gives several very compelling reasons for taking your cat to the vet —  even if she seems fine. Here, I will give you some tips and tricks make that trip a little easier and less stressful for everyone. The main reason that a shockingly high…  

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