Tag Archives: fear free

How We Can Make the Vet Office a Less Scary Place for Pets

Posted on: March 4, 2017 - No Comments

Imagine being hung half way out a window by your suspenders 30 stories up, or being held up at gunpoint. That’s actually how I believe many of our pets feel at the vet office, or even before they arrive, as they realize that’s where they’re headed and fear begins to ramp up.

Striving for Fear-Free Interactions in All Dog Care Fields

Posted on: June 21, 2016 - No Comments

Every dog behavior professional keeps a mental list of other dog care professionals such as dog walkers, pet sitters, boarding facilities, groomers, etc. that meet their own personal care standards. Those standards will likely mirror their own philosophy of how dogs should be treated. Those who practice behavior modification with modern scientific-based methods in their Read More