Category: Shelter Worker

The Reactive Dog Path

Reactivity is an emotional response to a change in the environment that is based in fear, anxiety, or frustration. Dogs can explode or implode in their reactivity.

Medical Management of Behavioral Conditions

When treating behavioral conditions, your veterinarian can choose from a variety of medications and create a personalized treatment plan.

Do Dogs Grieve?

When a family dog dies, you may wonder how your other dog is feeling.

Pilling Your Cat the Low Stress Handling® Way

There are many different ways to “pill” a cat. None are fun for either of you. Here are a few useful tips on how to NOT pill your cat.

What is “Littermate Syndrome”?

Also known as littermate dependency, this term refers to behaviors that develop when two puppies from the same litter are raised together. Is there ever a time when two puppies may be better than one?

Beyond the Food Bowl

Raising behaviorally healthy dogs requires meeting both their mental and physical needs. Here are five time-saving ways you can make sure your dog’s basic needs are met.

Low Stress Handling® Silver-Level Certification

Individual Certification at this level demonstrates to clients and employers the individual’s dedicated interest in Low Stress Handling®. Hospital Certification at this level demonstrates to clients and staff the hospital’s commitment to appropriately training staff in Low Stress Handling® methods.

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