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Monday, August 10, 2020

Natural Health

How your dog’s gut microbiome affects his behavior

Canine behavioral problems like anxiety and aggression can have many causes, and an out-of-balance microbiome may be one of them. Learn how your dog’s...

Positive Training

Why crate training your dog is important 

Find out why you it’s a good idea to crate train your dog, and how to do it so she’ll be safe, happy and...

3 steps to a well-socialized dog

Many dogs are poorly socialized as puppies, leading to over-reactive behaviors in adulthood. The good news is that you can vastly improve your dog’s...

Natural Nutrition

Top 10 foods for your dog’s skin and coat

Keep your canine companion's skin and coat healthy with these power-packed whole foods. Your dog’s skin and hair health doesn’t depend solely on external...

Active Lifestyle

Top 6 herbs to relieve anxiety in cats

Thanks to their sensitive natures, cats are more prone to stress and anxiety than many other animals. From California poppy to valerian, these herbs...

Backyard play for dogs

Looking for at-home ways to keep your dog fit, active and happy? These backyard play ideas will get him going! Play is very important...

Choosing the right lifejacket for your dog

There are dozens of different doggie lifejackets available. Here’s how to choose the option that’s best for your canine companion! Summer is just around the...

Are you allergic to your cat?

If you’re allergic to your cat, does that mean you have to get rid of him? By no means. Making some changes to your...

Animal Wellness Blog

So you’ve decided to adopt a pet during COVID-19…

So you’ve decided to adopt a pet during COVID-19…

Have you welcomed a new cat or dog into your home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Follow these expert tips to help her thrive! In the face of COVID-19, animal shelters are reporting critical needs, including food shortages, spikes in pet abandonment, and overcrowding. Animal welfare advocates are working hard to distribute reliable information...
Why is my cat yowling at night?

Why is my cat yowling at night?

Is your cat yowling until the wee hours of the morning? Take a look at a few possible reasons for this annoying behavior, and what you can do to fix it. Cats have their own ways of communicating – and unfortunately, this can include loud meowing or “yowling”. This type...
Top tips to protect your dog from the sun

Top tips to protect your dog from the sun

Spending lots of time outdoors with your dog this summer? Research shows that canines are just as prone to getting skin cancer as humans, so be sure to invest in an effective form of dog-friendly sun protection! Whether you’re out for a walk with your dog or a quick swim...
Tips for storing pet food…properly!

Tips for storing pet food…properly!

Is there a right and wrong way to store pet food? The answer is yes! Follow these tips to make sure your fur babe’s meals aren’t stale by the time she eats them. In order to prolong the freshness of pet food and preserve its flavor and scent, it’s important...
“Let them eat dirt!” – a healthy gut microbiome starts in the mouth!

“Let them eat dirt!” – a healthy gut microbiome starts in the mouth

A look at how a diverse diet, regular dental care and a little bit of dirt can help your dog’s gut microbiome thrive. Every time your dog swallows, she sends thousands of bacteria, viruses, protists and fungi (microbiome) from the mouth down the gastrointestinal (GI) tract to the stomach. We...