Saturday, October 20, 2018

Natural Health

Feline osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is more common in older cats than we used to think, but because the signs are subtle, it often goes undiagnosed. Does your...

Positive Training

How to stop dogs from digging

Is your dog's digging getting out of hand? If it looks like you have gophers living in your lawn, it's time to take steps...

A short history of dog training

From cruelty to kindness -- how our approach to dog training has become more enlightened. Dog training has come a long way in the...

Natural Nutrition

Yogurt – it’s good for dogs and cats too!

The health benefits of yogurt aren’t just for people, so why not share this treat with your pet as well? Most dogs and cats...

Active Lifestyle

12 common dog parenting mistakes

We all strive to do the best for our dogs, but we may overlook or misunderstand some aspect of canine care. Check this list...

How much exercise does your dog need?

Breed, size, age and health status all play a role in how much physical activity your dog requires to stay fit, happy and healthy....

Grooming your cat

Most cats do a superb job of grooming themselves, but sometimes they need a bit of assistance. You’ve probably noticed that your cat spends a...

Traveling with your senior dog

Taking a senior dog on summer vacation with you? Here are 8 ways to keep safe and comfortable while traveling and at your destination. With...

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Pet leasing ban passed in New York

Pet leasing ban passed in New York

Beware of pet leasing! Offered by some pet stores as a way for customers to take puppies home without buying them, these financing plans are scams — and it's not in your best interest to sign on the dotted line. Have you heard of pet leases? These unethical high-interest financing...
7 tips for tailgating with your dog

7 tips for tailgating with your dog

Football season has arrived, and that means tailgating parties! These events are a fun way for your dog to socialize and enjoy the fall weather – but it’s important to put his safety first. As the temperatures cool and the leaves start to fall, fans all over the country can’t...

Want to help a shelter dog?

Countless dogs are left unadopted in shelters every single year. Adopt a shelter dog month aims to find forever homes for these animals.  October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month – a time to celebrate the joy of dog adoption and the perfect opportunity to help dogs in shelters find...
Fox tapeworm on the rise in Canada

Fox tapeworm on the rise in Canada

We spoke to an expert to learn more about Echinococcus multilocularis – a new type of tapeworm that’s popping up across Canada. Should you be concerned? The word “tapeworm” probably makes you cringe – and rightly so. This parasitic flatworm lives in the intestines of its human and animal hosts,...