Fear Free Archives - Dr. Marty Becker

Category Archives: Fear Free

Let your indoor cat ‘hunt’ for her food

Thursday, Feb 1st, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

As we raise our little indoor kitty, Talley, we’re constantly working to make sure she has plenty of opportunities to climb, perch up high, run, play, jump, and have the experiences that are the genetic legacy of the cat. One of our favorite tools is using food puzzles and games to feed her (and all […]

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What to do when storms send your cat running for shelter

Wednesday, Jan 31st, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Normally when I’m asked about storm phobias, the pet in question is a dog. But cats suffer fear of storms, too. I teamed up with my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, to respond to this reader with a terrified kitty. Q: I have an 11-year-old female domestic shorthair cat. In the past year, she has started […]

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How to find a feline-friendly vet

Tuesday, Jan 16th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

What would you do if you moved far away and had to find a new veterinarian for your pets? That was the question posed to me by a reader. Here are my tips. Q: We have moved cross-country and need to find a veterinarian for our two cats. Do you have any tips for us? […]

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Help create more angels to save pets in need

Sunday, Dec 17th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Our family has had more than its share of sick pets this year. Maybe yours has, too. And I can’t imagine dealing with the struggle to save them, and the pain of letting them go, without the rock-solid support and skill of the veterinary technicians who have cared for them (and us). When we lost […]

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Survey: What would you like to know about your pets?

Friday, Dec 8th, 2017 | By Dr. Marty Becker

I recently surveyed the subscribers to my mailing list about what kind of information they most wanted me to write about. Now I’m working with our Fear Free Happy Homes website to create all kinds of resources to give you the information you actually want… in the form of classes, videos, interactive games, connection with […]

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