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A Love Letter to Loss: Missing Calvin in the Middle of Covid

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Losing a pet at this time simply adds to the difficulties of the pandemic, says Dr. Shelly Volsche. Shelly Volsche's late dog, Calvin.

Companion Animal Psychology News January 2021

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Dogs and optical illusions, cat communication, and wildlife photos... this month's Companion Animal Psychology News.

The Writer’s Pet: Jessica Redland and the Hedgehog Hollow series

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Best-selling author Jessica Redland on her spaniel, Ella, and why she set her latest book series in a rescue centre for hedgehogs. Jessica Redland's dog, Ella.

The Top Ten Books on Companion Animal Psychology in 2020

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These were the most popular books on this blog last year.

Fellow Creatures on the Downsides of Having a Pet

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We like to think about the rosy side of pet ownership, but it can also be tough at times. My latest post at Psychology Today looks at the downsides to consider before getting a pet . Photo: Kat Jayne/Pexels.

The Posts of the Year 2020: Dogs, Cats, Science, and Training

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The most popular posts of 2020 on Companion Animal Psychology.  Photo: David Pastyka/Shutterstock