Skip to main content
behavior

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 kitten sneaking up on a laser pointer with big, interested eyes.

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

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.

Beagle with a worried and anxious look

Four veterinarians weigh in on how to cope with dog anxiety, from training to medicating.

Training Program

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

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

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

Cat stretching on blue bedding

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

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.

Woman in a white sweater hugging her cat next to a window

4 ways cats can combat seasonal depression, according to veterinary behaviorist Dr. Leanne Lilly.

Ask a Vet

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.

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.

A dog sitting in a chair staring out a window.

It’s nearly 2023, and the office is calling. How can our dogs cope?

A black dog laying on the floor next to a container of "Native pet calming chews."

The brand’s transparently priced products soothed my dogs’ anxious habits.

Female dog trainer raising a treat above a beagle dog's head

“America’s Veterinarian” and the founder of Fear Free Pets, Dr. Marty Becker, on how this method makes vet visits, training sessions, and grooming appointments less stressful for pets.