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An Artisan Valentine's Gift Guide for Pet Lovers

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A selection of artisan Valentine-themed dog collars and cat collars, gifts for your pet, and cards for pet lovers.  By Zazie Todd, PhD

Fellow Creatures: Some Pet Owners Are Having Issues During the Pandemic

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Many people rushed out to get pets when the pandemic started, but it's not an overwhelmingly positive experience. My latest post on my Fellow Creatures blog at Psych Today looks at some new research on how pets are affecting people during this time.  

A Secure Outdoor Enclosure is Good for Cats, Study Says

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It could be time to start working on your catio plans. Outdoors access with lower risk is good for pet cats’ quality of life. Photo: Ellie Burgin/Pexels

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.