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June 25, 2018 - 4:57pm

The Fourth of July and its accompanying celebrations can be a traumatic experience for pets. It is also the number one holiday for pets to get lost. Even if you keep your cat or dog indoors during this festive holiday, it can easily turn into a "fright night" for your pet. Many cats or dogs can become fearful, anxious, or stressed with loud noises such as thunderstorms, fireworks, loud music and large groups of people celebrating. A little preparation can go a long way toward making sure that they are safe and happy when the festivities begin, and we can help!

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March 21, 2018 - 9:08pm

This article originally appeared on FearFreeHappyHomes.com

Congratulations! Your hard work has paid off, and Kitty no longer fears the carrier and handles the car ride with almost no signs of fear, anxiety or stress. Kitty purrs and cheek-bonks the veterinary technicians and barely notices the doctor’s...

March 2, 2018 - 4:45pm

Our friends at Pet Behavior Aid are presenting an opportunity to 'Build Cooperation with Your Dog On and Off Leash'.

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February 20, 2018 - 12:15pm

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February 19, 2018 - 7:53pm

So, why do cats purr? Let's look at how cats purr and why your cat purring isn't always a sign that your kitty is content.

By Marilyn Krieger of Catster.com

Cats are evolutionary masterpieces of design. They have evolved in such a way that many of their characteristics, including behaviors, are multifunctional — helping to increase the odds of survival. Cat scratching marks territories, it communicates conflicted feelings and it maintains nail health. Cat whiskers...

December 18, 2017 - 2:04pm

AHNA was proud to host Saturday training classes by Jenny White, CPDT-KA of Dog-Ed, throughout the year. During these classes the canine students and their families learned a variety of skills and basic manners. Students began with Jenny’s Free Help Session called Unleash the Possibilities, which teaches the basics of how canines learn and how to use this information during training. The next step was the Concentration class, which taught families and canines how to focus despite distractions. Additional class topics varied from politely walking on leash, creating an "on" and "off" switch...

December 5, 2017 - 2:52pm

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November 19, 2017 - 7:12pm

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October 31, 2017 - 8:32pm

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October 3, 2017 - 5:01pm

Congratulations to the dedicated families who participated with their canine companions in Dog-Ed's recent Saturday Training classes held in the AHNA Education Room. These classes, taught by Jenny White, CPDT-KA of Dog-Ed, were not only fun filled but they help families to teach and strengthen basic manners. Jenny's classes strengthen the bond between families and their pets while helping the dogs become polite members of the community.

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