As summer commences and the 4th of July approaches, it’s important to keep your pets in mind. While 4th of July celebrations are filled with fun and happy times, for some pets, it can be anything but happy. Pet owners whose pets have severe noise anxieties must take caution during the upcoming fireworks season. Unfortunately, this type of phobia may not go away, and if not treated, it can get […]
Anxiety may bring out unwanted behavior in your dog, which may cause more stress for everyone in your home. Anticipating your dog’s stress triggers and minimizing them when possible is the best first line of defense. For an effective back-up plan, try Cosequin Calm Chewable Bonelets for Dogs, a gentle and effective bone-shaped tablet that helps your dog stay calm and poised in stressful circumstances.
Does the thought of giving your pet a bath give you an anxiety attack? Many pets have the same reaction when they face the faucet. Wrestling your pet to stay in the tub long enough for a thorough cleaning can be stressful and even dangerous. Splashing water and slick surfaces can result in injuries to you or your pet. Discover how Rinse Ace Pet Bathing Tethers can help keep your […]
Fear is an emotion we all experience. Our pets experience fear and anxiety, too. There are even more things to be afraid of for them, though. Dogs don’t understand that the loud booming they hear is only harmless fireworks, or that the person that brings the mail every day is a friend, not a foe. Keeping your dog calm during upsetting circumstances can be a challenge. It’s now possible to […]
Stressful situations can bring out the animal in all of us. Moving to a new place, traveling, home remodeling and even celebrations can be exciting yet nerve-racking. Disruptions in normal, everyday activities can be even more upsetting for our pets. They are the hapless bystanders who must try to deal with situations that they don’t understand and that temporarily shake up the daily routine. Chaos, loud noises, and unfamiliar faces […]
As Halloween approaches, there are certainly plenty of potential auditory and visual stimuli for nervous animal companions. Not only can holiday decorations and specters of frightening costumes be potential triggers in sensitive pets, but the repetitive ringing of door bells and the coming and going of Halloween trick or treaters can also be overwhelming to some animal companions. I find that decorating the homes early for Halloween many days to weeks […]
Being spooked and startled is all in good fun at Halloween. We welcome little ghosts and goblins to our doors and even reward them for scaring us. From the point of view of a dog or cat, however, the experience may be confusing. All of this strange activity can cause some pets to become anxious and frightened. So, what’s the best way to deal with Halloween heebie jeebies?