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Fellow Creatures: Difficult Decisions at the End of a Cat's Life

Today I've got a new post over on my Fellow Creatures blog at Psychology Today. Peng Louis/Pexels

Adopting an Overseas Rescue Dog: Tips from Unidos para los Animales

How Guatemalan rescue Unidos para los Animales ensured a good fit for dogs’ new homes—and what you need to know if you’re considering adopting a dog from abroad.  Linda Green takes some downtime to play with Dallie, a dog at Unidos para los Animales who needed a bit of a leg up to be comfortable on leash. Often dogs need a new, and specific, skillset on their way to becoming the well-adjusted dogs they are destined to be. Photo: Kristi Benson.

Is My Cat Happy?

There's an excerpt from my new book Purr on The Wildest . Photo: Wirestock Creators/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD This page contains affiliate links which means I may earn a commission on qualifying purchases at no cost to you   Get Companion Animal Psychology in your inbox. There's an excerpt from my new book, Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy on The Wildest , about how you can tell if your cat is happy .   Read it, and then if you don't have your copy of Purr yet, you can get it from these links:   Chapters/Indigo    Indiebound   Bookshop    Barnes & Noble   Amazon    Blackwells    Waterstones   Booktopia In Canada, signed copies of  Purr  are available from Black Bond Books via this link: Zazie Todd, PhD, is the award-winning author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy and Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy . She is the creator of the popular blog, Companion Animal Psychology, and also has a column

CAP10: Dog Training and Behaviour Advice From The Experts

Top tips on reward-based training and caring for dogs of all ages from the experts in dog training and behaviour.  Photo: lightman_pic/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD

Manners, Cues, Management, and the Language of a Better Relationship with Dogs

Changing language reflects a changing relationship with dogs. Photo: Olgo Popko/Shutterstock By Zazie Todd PhD

Pets' Names: How We Choose Them, How We Use Them, and How to Change Them

The Pawsitive Post in Conversation (Episode 5) with Zazie Todd and Kristi Benson talking about about the names we give our pets. By Zazie Todd PhD

Companion Animal Psychology Book Club June 2022

“ Purr is cat-centered, so much that it feels like a very smart cat wrote it! Starting with the most recent scientific findings, Zazie Todd explains with clarity what cats enjoy, what is good for their well-being, and how we can build a strong reciprocal bond with them. Indispensable reading.”--Dr. Carlo Siracusa.

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