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Learn how to deal with separation anxiety (and other forms of pet anxiety) so your pets keep calm when you’re not together.

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You could solve the mystery that is your kitty

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We delve into the age-old debate

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A study finds that your pup can tell – er, smell – when you’ve been doom-scrolling

Photo of a young woman working on her laptop from her home, while her dog is waiting for her to finish - so they can play and cuddle.

You love that your dog is your shadow, but maybe not when you’re on a Zoom call

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Did you get a dog for emotional support and now they are the one who needs it?

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It turns out the saying ‘you are what you eat’ isn’t just for humans

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Whether you have a friendly feline or a senior sourpuss, it’s important to help your cat adjust to a new kitten in the house

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Celebrity dog trainer Victoria Stilwell explains how to crate train a dog with an intense fear of being in the car

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And should you be worried?

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What to do with a dog who gets rowdy near foxes? And is it even safe for my dog to be near them?

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With so many dog trainers out there that it can be hard to know who you can actually trust (especially if your dog has trust issues of their own), here’s where to start… 

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Three dog behaviourists share insights and advice to help you and your pups navigate this incredibly difficult time

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At so many points in those first hours, weeks, months, I screamed, internally: what have we done? 

Golden retriever puppy chewing and pulling on lead as pet parent tries to walk them

Turns out, humans weren’t the only ones affected

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A new study scores dogs on behaviours such as how they responded when unfamiliar people visited or if they were jealous when their owner gave affection to another animal

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The founder of Fear Free Pets, Dr Marty Becker, on how this method makes vet visits, training sessions and grooming appointments less stressful for pets

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It’s normal to worry – but your pup might also need some space

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Advancements in artificial intelligence are changing everything from the way we detect illnesses to how we keep our pets safe

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You love them like a child, but is the feeling mutual?

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Leaving your dog alone at home can be guilt-inducing... but it doesn’t have to be

corgi puppy hiding under table afraid

The emotional road to recovery can be a long one. Heres what you can do

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Find out if your cat has seasonal depression, and how to combat it

Dog looking out a window in the winter

Here’s why dogs may suffer from seasonal affective disorder, too

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Unsolicited approaches from children can’t always be predicted

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Why your cat freaks out when you’re away (and how to help)

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If your dog is reluctant to go outside in the evening (or 4pm as it’s known in winter), there might be a good reason

Cats might be curious creatures, but when yours goes missing it can send the most composed pet parent into a spin