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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Natural Health

Can I give human medications to my dog or cat?

Certain common human medications are sometimes used in animals, but should be done only under veterinary supervision. Here’s what you need to know about...

Positive Training

My dog doesn’t like kids – what should I do?

If your dog doesn’t like kids, counter-conditioning, desensitization, and other training techniques can help him feel more comfortable in the presence of children. Children...

Does your dog eat too fast?

Dogs that eat too fast are at risk of choking, stomach problems, and bloat. Here are five ways to encourage your dog to eat...

Natural Nutrition

Novel proteins for your dog or cat

From boar to yak, novel protein sources offer variety to your dog or cat’s diet, help with allergies, and widen your options in a...

Active Lifestyle

Betty White: Golden Girl and animal welfare advocate

Her show business career has spanned eight decades, but Betty White has been an animal lover even longer than that. The remarkable nonagenarian supports...

Pet cams – why all the hype?

Pet cams have become very trendy in recent years… and with good reason! Take a look at what these devices do, why people love...

6 ways to calm a stressed cat

Some cats seem especially prone to getting stressed, and it can be challenging to find the cause. Cats get stressed much as we do....

6 safety tips for dog toys

Playing with toys is important to your dog’s well-being and happiness. To guard against accidental injury, follow these six toy safety tips. Play is...

Animal Wellness Blog

A new study reveals that training methods are linked to aggression in cats

A new study reveals that training methods are linked to aggression in cats

According to a recent study conducted by the University of Guelph, aggression in cats can be prevented with the right training techniques. Cat parents can play an important role in preventing aggressive behavior in their pets, a University of Guelph study suggests. Lead author Kristina O’Hanley, a PhD candidate in...
10 ways to make your dog a better student!

10 ways to make your dog a better student!

Could your dog be a better student? These ten tips will help you enhance her learning ability and improve her behavior! Like humans, all dogs learn differently. Certain breeds and personalities require more structure, while others prefer more play and praise. But while it's important to figure out what makes...
New survey shows most pandemic dogs and cats are still in their homes

New survey shows most pandemic dogs and cats are still in their homes

23 million American households acquired a pet during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a new survey conducted by the ASPCA, most will not consider rehoming their pets. The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) released new data from a nationally representative poll of 5,020 respondents...
Curious about raw veggies for your dog? Try the bunny test!

Curious about raw veggies for your dog? Try the bunny test!

Learn how “the bunny test” can help you figure out which raw veggies are safe for your dog to eat, and how to best serve them. Long before they became man’s best friend, dogs’ ancestors were wild hunters. They would hunt for small mammals and rodents of all shapes and...
At-home care tips for cruciate ligament tears in dogs

At-home care tips for cruciate ligament tears in dogs

Learn how to care for cruciate ligament tears at home so you can speed up your pup’s recovery process. It’s incredibly common for dogs to have some sort of cruciate ligament damage during their lifetime. As their caretaker, there’s nothing more you want to do than help them feel better....