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Skip The Counseling Session – Get a Dog!

Last month a blog in Psychology Today asked the question “Is Your Dog Really Helping You Make It Through the Pandemic?” and then went on to explain about a survey to answer the question. An online survey got responses from 1,900 pet parents in the United States age 18 to 64 who were employed full…

January 28, 2021

puppy socialization

Puppy Socialization: an important part of your puppy’s life

Congratulations on your new puppy! You’ve puppy proofed your house, spent more money on puppy toys than on human baby toys for your 1st human child, gotten your puppy shots started and maybe completed. All that’s left is figuring out how to socialize your puppy in a safe and structured environment with other puppies. That’s…

January 26, 2021

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Cat Man Do – How to Keep Your Cat Active in San Francisco

Nope, not a typo. We all know there’s a difference between Kathmandu and what a Cat Man Do (or Cat Man Does if we’re being grammar sticklers). Frankly, it’s almost endless what a Cat (Man) Can Do. As a quick editorial aside: PLEASE, we know that there are some who believe if we say Cat…

January 22, 2021

Does The Idea of Social Capital Apply to Dogs?

Social capital is the idea that groups do better when there is trust among the members of the group.  The basic idea is that through trust in others and confidence that others are not out to “get you” everyone in the group benefits; people have better connections with others, society improves because people trust others…

January 20, 2021