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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.

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Your dog’s Velcro habits are cute — but not always convenient.

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

Train your dog to stay calm when they’re on their own — instead of sad-singing All By Myself until you come home.

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

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

Dog looking out a window in the winter

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

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You can’t appease a picky dog with fish fingers like you can with your toddler. Here are some things you can do

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

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This has nothing to do with a werewolf named Jacob in a series called Twilight, but here’s what it is all about.

Ask a Vet

Pet health question that’s not an emergency? Our vet team will answer over email within 48 hours. So, go ahead, ask us about weird poop, bad breath, and everything in between.

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New research shows that chewing (toys, not shoes) reduces stress in dogs left home alone.

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The Wildest Collective dog trainer Robert Haussmann’s tips for getting a shy pup to go from wallflower to social butterfly.

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Merci Collective founder Chani Ronez on her new collection of crystal and catnip-infused toys for cats.

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Because New Year’s Eve is never a silent night.

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Hundreds of dogs have been rescued from hoarding situations so far this year. Here’s what their adopters should know, according to animal welfare experts.

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People have opinions about this cat toy. Here’s what you need to know.