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Practical Tips for Pet People
At Pets and Their People, we’re on a mission to provide resources and practical tips to pet people…with a dose of encouragement and humor! So, if your cat is counter surfing or your dog's digging up the garden, we’re ...
Product Review: The Outward Hound Tail Teaser
Burning mental energy and physical energy at the same time is a win-win for you and your pup.
Dog Training Tip: Build Trust by Creating a Reinforcement History
When we start looking for opportunities to reward our dogs, we also start understanding them! We become more observant and mindful of our dogs, their environment and their responses to it.
Cat Introductions – One Step at a Time
Cats know each other best by scent, and so the second introduction step is a scent exchange, which will allow your cats to become comfortable with the smell of each other before they meet.
Tips for Parents and Dog Guardians to Help Keep Kids Safe
Understand what your dog is communicating and help them feel safe, secure and relaxed. Happy stress free dogs are safer for all family members.
Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person?
The question will continue on at parties or during individual conversations and in articles...People will have opinions on which species makes a better companion.
Teaching a Fearful Dog Trust and Skills – In That Order
Maizey had a history of overexcitement with squirrels and had fearful-reactive responses to other dogs and trucks passing by, and she pulled on the leash, zigzagging back and forth. This made it stressful for her family to walk in their neighborhood.
When Services Refuse Access to Assistance Dog Teams
Pet Professional Guild Member Let Down by Services That Promise Otherwise
Dogs, Dogs, Dogs! We Love Them!
What should we be doing for them to make life with us better?
What You Need to Know About Puppy Socialization
Socialization is about positively exposing your pet to people, and other animals...
Is Walking the Dog a Dreaded Chore?
Always carry treats with you on your walks, the more high value the better...
Understanding Horse Training Videos
It can be very challenging to determine which videos are worth following and maybe practicing with your horse, and which ones should be avoided.
What is a “Positive” Dog Trainer?
In psychology, and in the concept of operant conditioning in particular, the term “positive” has a specific meaning.