It keeps your pooch or pootie from freaking out at “back to school” time. According to Betsy Saul, founder of petfinder.com (link below the fold), back to school time frequently means empty houses once students return to classes and parents return to focus on work. Man’s best friend can often feel left in the lurch and anxious. Details over the fold.Betsy Saul is the co-founder of Petfinder.com, one of the busiest Web sites on the Internet. With a vision to change the way the public views shelter pets, Betsy and her husband, Jared, harnessed the infant technology of the Internet in 1996 and molded it into one of the most successful e-businesses to date. Petfinder.com, which Betsy describes as a Social Profit company, is on a mission to see that no pet is euthanized for lack of a home.Read Betsy’s full article entitled, “Going Back to School can Cause Pets Separation Anxiety” at the Huffington Post – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/betsy-saul/going-back-to-school-can_b_296980.html. Then feel excellent about your choice to study online at Allen School Online and give your own special furry buddy an extra scratch behind the ears. I hope our cats are doing well during our absence this week while we vacation in Montauk. Our seventeen year old, original gangster cat Harley has been known to pull his own fur out when we travel out of anxiety. But we left instructions with our next door neighbors to go into our house and give him some tummy scratches for us while we’re gone!