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Having a behavior issue with your pet? We’ve all been there! After 100+ years and tens of thousands of adoptions, we’ve learned a few things and are happy to share. Browse our library for help with common behavior issues.

Featured Tips from HSHV's Behavior Specialists

Think teaching a dog tricks is silly? Think again...

Think teaching a dog tricks is silly? Think again…

People often differentiate between “obedience” training for their dogs, and “trick” training.  Often we minimize ...
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Should I adopt one or two kittens?

Should I adopt one or two kittens?

Are two better than one? While there's an added expense of food and medical care, ...
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Separation anxiety is treatable!

Separation anxiety is treatable!

As people are increasingly going back to the office, many dog parents are concerned about ...
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Watering your cat

Watering your cat

Is your cat a water hog? Love the running sink even when there's fresh water ...
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Why your dog rolls in (stinky) stuff

Why your dog rolls in (stinky) stuff

It never fails; no sooner does Fido return from the groomer looking clean and smelling ...
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Cat got Spring Fever?

Cat got Spring Fever?

When the days get warmer, cats sometimes go cuckoo! Here's how to manage some seasonal ...
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Dog gone car sickness

Dog gone car sickness

Car sickness is a fairly common problem, especially among puppies. To prevent a potentially life-long ...
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5 things to have before bringing a kitten home

5 things to have before bringing a kitten home

It's kitten season, and we're welcoming adopters a plenty! Besides lots of love and a ...
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Winter's a great time to flirt with your dog

Winter’s a great time to flirt with your dog

Wondering how to exercise your dog in winter? Try flirting! A flirt pole, that is! ...
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How to meet a cat

How to meet a cat

We know the rules on how to meet a dog we don’t know. But what ...
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