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How to calm an overly excited dog: Expert tips and tricks for a happy dog

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September 28, 2023

There’s nothing quite like the joy of coming home to an excited, happy dog. However, some dogs can become overly excited while out and about, jumping up on their guardians or others. Kim Monteith, BC SPCA manager of animal welfare, shares tips and tricks for calming your overly excited dog and helping you manage your …

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How to keep your cat happy: Feline enrichment tips

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September 6, 2023

There’s a long-standing belief that cats are low-maintenance, independent pets. In fact, the opposite is true. Cats need a stimulating indoor environment to keep from becoming bored and frustrated. Indoor enrichment tips Living indoors is safer for cats because they don’t have to contend with things like traffic, temperature extremes or predators. However, compared to …

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