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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. And, if you’re an adopter, feel free to call our free behavior helpline!

Featured Tips from HSHV's Behavior Specialists

Training your... cat?

Training your… cat?

More and more, cat owners are understanding that there’s more to living with a cat ...
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Should you rub that doggie belly?

Should you rub that doggie belly?

It is a story that trainers often hear: “My dog rolled over asking for a ...
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Why do cats purr?

Why do cats purr?

It’s a long contested question, one that we’re getting closer to being able to answer, ...
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How to keep kids' toys from becoming dog chews

How to keep kids’ toys from becoming dog chews

In homes with children and dogs, it sometimes can be challenging to keep kid’s toys ...
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Cat got the zoomies? Should you be concerned?

Cat got the zoomies? Should you be concerned?

Most people are familiar with the concept of dog “zoomies,” but it’s not as widely ...
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How to get your dog to trim his own nails (Part 1)

Do you and your dog both dread toe-nail trims?  Then why not give your dog ...
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[Photo by Erda Estremera on Unsplash]

How to get your dog to file his own nails (part 2)

(Did you miss Part 1?) We show you how to train your dog to file ...
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4 things everyone should consider before adopting a second (or third...) cat

4 things everyone should consider before adopting a second (or third…) cat

Thinking of adding a cat or kitten to your feline crew at home? Here are ...
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