Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Natural Health

Canine hip dysplasia — 5 common misconceptions

Is it true that small breeds never get hip dysplasia? What does it mean if your dog lies with his back legs stretched out...

Positive Training

Tricks you can teach your cat

Dogs aren’t the only animals that can learn tricks! Cats can too – it just requires some patience and diligence. When we think about trick...

Does your dog lunge and bark on walks?

They’re common problems, but they can make walking your dog less than enjoyable. The key to stop him from barking and lunging on the...

Natural Nutrition

Organ meats — superfoods for dogs and cats

Packed with vital nutrients, organ meats such as liver, kidney and heart can add a rich array of health benefits to your animal’s diet....

Active Lifestyle

Play safety for dogs, young and old

To avoid injury and keep play fun, tailor the games your dog participates in to his age. Dog play is one of my favorite...

The Rockster

From starving on the streets of Italy to inspiring his own line of dog food, The Rockster’s rags-to-riches story is a true testament to...

Long-distance hiking with your dog

Most dogs love exploring the outdoors with their humans, but an intensive hike is a lot more demanding than a walk around the neighborhood...

Wildfire preparedness for dogs and cats

Thanks to climate change, wildfires are growing more common, widespread and devastating. If you live in or near a region that’s prone to brush...

Animal Wellness Blog

10 home decor gift ideas for pet parents

10 home decor gift ideas for pet parents

Whether you’re seeking home decor ideas for your pet-loving friend or want to spruce up your own living quarters in a way your pets will appreciate, this gift guide is a must-read! Looking for the perfect house warming gift for the new “cat lady” next door? Need the perfect birthday...
Five healthy dog treat ingredients you’ve probably never heard of

Five healthy dog treat ingredients you’ve probably never heard of

Like us, dogs appreciate variety when it comes to food and treats! Here’s a few obscure, nutrient-rich ingredients your four-legged companion will love. As humans, many of us enjoy branching out beyond traditional meat and potatoes. There’s something satisfying about trying new flavors, ingredients, and cuisines. In fact, 77 percent...
Breakthrough test detects chronic diseases in animals

Breakthrough test detects chronic diseases in animals

Thanks to a new saliva test, pet parents can determine whether or not their cat or dog has a chronic disease without leaving the comfort of home! A ground-breaking new test developed by Hemopet, a non-profit animal blood bank, uses saliva to detect chronic diseases in dogs and cats. The cellular...
The true story of the amazing dog who rescues cats

The true story of the amazing dog who rescues cats

Private detective Colin Butcher and his canine partner, Molly, are on a mission to rescue missing and stolen pets. After retiring his uniform in 2003, former Navy veteran and police officer Colin Butcher decided to open his own pet detective agency. It didn’t take him long to realize that he...
Pet supplement company Animal Necessity works with veterinary specialists

Pet supplement company Animal Necessity works with veterinary specialists

Animal Necessity is passionate about improving the health and wellness of animals through supplementation, and they work with veterinary specialists to develop unique and effective products for dogs and cats. In 2005, Dr. Johanna Fava and Joseph Fava, along with Dr. Norma Pestano, recognized an unfilled niche for dietary supplements in...