This cute Care Bear™ ensures your pet is never alone. Helps resolve nighttime crying and excessive barking. Dogs are pack animals and are instinctively drawn to their mother and others in their pack. The Care Bear Snuggle Puppy recreates that intimacy with physical warmth and a real-feel heartbeat. The result is a calmer, more peaceful pet - one that feels less loneliness, fear and anxiety. Reduces negative behaviors resulting from anxiety, including whining and barking Real-feel pulsing heartbeat and heat source mimic being part of a pack, working to ease loneliness, fear, and separation anxiety Pet is calmed by appealing to natural instincts, not through medication Two AAA batteries (included) last up to two weeks with continuous 24/7 use On/off switch on heartbeat allows for use only when necessary Machine washable on gentle cycle Disposable heat source lasts for 24 hours and is non-toxic and safe for people and pets.