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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

What hackles mean

What hackles mean

While we're often told if a dog's hackles are up (their fur along their shoulders ...
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Dog-friendly landscaping

Dog-friendly landscaping

Is your dog tearing up your yard? We have a solution ...
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Does your cat want another cat?

Does your cat want another cat?

When thinking of adding a new adult cat to your home, there are some things ...
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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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