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Posts by: Suzanne Hetts, PhD, CAAB, CVJ

Make your animal smarter!

Adopting a puppy or kitten guarantees lots of love and laughter. It also guarantees some added responsibilities. New animal parents may not...

the best way to show affection to your dog

The best way to show your dog affection

It may seem natural to hug and kiss your furry friend, but these gestures may actually feel threatening to some canines. Learn how to read...

soothing fear in dogs

Soothing fear in dogs

Joe and Melissa adopted a young mixed breed from a rescue group. Shilo was found as a stray, so no one knows her early history. But her new...

introducing dogs and cats

Introducing dogs and cats

Dogs and cats may not seem compatible, but many people have both. But too many pet owners put up with their pets acting out or hiding...