Archive - November 2017

Tips for Leaving Your Dog Behind With a Sitter When You Go on Vacation

A lonely retriever looking sad with a tennis ball

The winter holidays are almost here, and for many, they’re a great time to go on vacation. Vacations can be relaxing, fun, and rejuvenating — but they can also have an element of stress if you have to leave your beloved furry friend behind. Going on vacation can be particularly stressful if your pet suffers from separation anxiety. Luckily, there are some steps that you can take to make the experience bearable — and even enjoyable — for both you and your pup. Here are a few of the easiest.

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How to Help an Anxious Pet

A nervous dog looking at camera with anxiety

Many pet owners struggle to calm the fears of an anxious pet. Just like humans, dogs and cats can develop anxiety triggers (or even phobias) that cause them to be extremely jumpy or irritable, even in common, everyday situations. If your pet struggles with anxiety, here are some ways you can help alleviate the problem — or at least reduce their fears considerably.

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