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anxiety & separation anxiety

Learn how to deal with separation anxiety (and other forms of pet anxiety) so they keep calm when you’re not together.

a brown dog sleeps on a gray couch, surrounded by white pillows

In fact, it chills them out.

Girls Playing With Their Dog At The Park

New research out of the Waltham Petcare Science Institute finds the hemp derivative can help your dog with car and separation anxiety.

Muscular white pit bull stands on couch, looking out window to sunny fall day.

Does your dog freak out when you head for the door? Here’s some advice.

Training Program

Try these free training programs from our friends at Dogo to help with new dog life and basic obedience.

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How to cope with dog anxiety — from training to medication.

A dog sitting on a woman's lap looking very shy or nervous.

Which comes first: a nervous person or a nervous pup?

African American man with braids sitting on his bed using his computer with his dog next to him also looking at the computer

Like most things in 2023, there’s a Zoom link for this.

Woman holding her dog beside a window in bright morning light

We asked both animal behaviorists and human psychologists how you can deal with leaving your dog home alone.

A bearded man in a gray sweater and yellow pants sitting on the floor and holding a Groov Training Aid in "lilac" from Diggs Pet, which is like a grooved plastic popsicle with treats smeared in, while his Husky dog licks it

The toys that’ll help your pup chill out after a long day of being a dog.

Greyhound dog lying on top of couch looking out of a window

Compression vests, interactive toys, and pheromone sprays are game-changers.

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Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 24 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

A woman wearing a knit sweater holding a dog close on the floor of her bedroom.

Here’s how you can train your dog to be calm at home alone, instead of sad-singing “All By Myself” on karaoke until you come back through the door.

A blonde woman wearing a longsleeved green jumper and sneakers sitting in the open trunk of a SUV car with her arm around her Golden Retriever dog sitting next to her

Celebrity dog trainer Victoria Stilwell explains how to crate-train a dog with an intense fear of being in the car.

A woman sitting on a floor playing with her dogs.

Not sure what that means...or if it’s a good thing? A veterinary behaviorist explains.

Dog looking out a window in the winter

Dog behaviorist Scott Sheaffer on how pets may suffer from seasonal affective disorder, too.

A white fluffy dog laying on a white surface next to a retro red colored TV and a bag of Dad Grass dog treats with some bone-shaped treats on the ground near the dog

With a new line of CBD-infused bones and pack-shaped plush toys, pups can munch to mellow out.

Dachshund dog freezing on a rock during a walk

Suddenly, your neighborhood sidewalk has some new installation art: your frozen dog.