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anxiety, stress -

During COVID-19 you are not the only one feeling the stress of confinement, your dog may be also feeling it; with the following three methods you can help your dog ease the symptoms of the quarantine while enjoying quality time bonding with your pet.

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Pet trainers are exactly what the term implies:  people who train your pets.  Pet trainers can be very helpful when you do not have time or the skills to train your pet yourself.  They will take on the task of doing this job for you and offer dog friendly training techniques.  Look for a qualified pet trainer that is a certified member of a pet association.   And, ask if all pets are required to have been vaccinated before attending. A skilled trainer will use humane methods to train your pet.  A good pet training facility will allow you to observe...

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dog behavior, pet parenting, Psychiatrists -

Although it is a relatively new field, pet psychiatrists are now a recognized and important professional in the pet world. Unbalanced or unstable pets can often benefit greatly with the use of the services of a pet psychiatrists. Having an unbalanced pet is a problem more common that you may think. Many people think that all they need to do to keep their pet healthy is to feed them, love them, let them outside to relieve themselves and provide a place for them to sleep.  But each pet is a unique individual and has its own character and personality.  Just...

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Dogs, like people, can suffer from various mental health issues. They can become depressed, and within this depressed state suffer from loss of appetite, loss of interest in normal activities, or weight loss. They may seem to mope around a lot and be distracted during your attempts for their attention. Dogs can suffer from aggression, which can also be a mental health issue. And, they can become timid or fearful. If your dog suffers any of these mental health issues, regular exercise may help him to snap out of it. Consider your dog in a depressed state, perhaps because of...

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Although cats and dogs are the most common type of pets for most families to choose, there are other pets that can be very rewarding as well.  Having a pet in the family home can fill a gap in life that otherwise may be unfilled.  Pets can provide individuals with acceptance and emotional satisfaction that may be lacking in other ways. They also provide a way for families to bond together, and they can teach valuable life lessons to children. Other pets that you may choose to share in your family home could include small animals like a hamster or...

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