Geriatric Articles

How Trainers and Behavior Consultants Can Help Pain Practitioners

Posted on July 14, 2020

Trainers and behavior consultants share an important common goal with pain practitioners: helping animals live better lives. Fear Free Certified trainers in particular have pledged to use practices that “protect and promote the physical and emotional wellbeing of animals.”  That promise includes, among many other things, helping animals to be as pain free as possible. […]

Common Signs of Pain in Dogs and Cats

Posted on April 26, 2017

What if you couldn’t tell your doctor that you were in pain? Animals suffer from pain just like we do. Pain comes in many forms: surgical pain, arthritis and cancer, just to name a few. Acute pain is obvious and distressing. Chronic pain can be subtle, and masked as “getting old” or “slowing down.” Age […]