Sunday, February 16, 2020

Natural Health

Common supplements for dogs and cats

A look at some of the most common supplements for dogs and cats and how to select the right ones for your animal companions. Even...

Positive Training

Why dominance-based dog training isn’t the answer

Many people still believe that dominance-based dog training is the only way to successfully train their canine companion. Here’s why we need to drop...

Training your dog to pose for photos

If your dog doesn’t cooperate when you try to take good photos of him, you’re not alone. These 5 tips will soon have you...

Natural Nutrition

Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Many things can affect the health and function of your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it does its job properly.  When you think...

Active Lifestyle

How social media is saving dogs

From Facebook to YouTube, social media platforms are being used by rescues and shelters around the world to help the dogs in their care. Social...

Winter paw care for your dog

From the best protective products to proper cleaning tips, here’s everything you need to know about winter paw care for your canine companion! Whether you’re...

Music offers many benefits to dogs and cats

Music isn’t just for us! Research shows that certain melodies can have a profoundly calming effect on our animal companions. You’re probably familiar with songs...

How the canine sense of smell is improving the world

A close-up look at two unique ways in which dogs' incredible sense of smell is helping people – and wildlife. It’s no secret that dogs...

Animal Wellness Blog

Human wellness trends for dogs in 2020

Human wellness trends for dogs in 2020

There are countless wellness trends that are shaping up to influence us humans in a major way this year. But how many of them will affect our dogs? We humans have been taking better care of ourselves lately. But some of the hottest wellness trends are going to the dogs...
Can dogs savor their food?

Can dogs savor their food?

You know your dog likes her food – and she goes crazy for those treats you buy her. But can she savor what she eats? Do dogs experience joy? Anyone who has been greeted by an exuberant pooch would say yes. It’s likely, though, that dogs experience joy differently than...
Get a jump on spring training with your dog

Get a jump on spring training with your dog

Five ways you and your pet can shed those winter pounds together. Humans aren’t the only ones who tend to pack on a few extra pounds during the winter months. Our pets are susceptible to some unwanted weight gain as well. Being just ten percent overweight reduces your pet’s life span by one-third...
Coping with the loss of animals after a disaster

Coping with the loss of animals after a disaster

Were you deeply impacted by the large number of animals lost in the Australian bushfires? Here’s how this type of event can affect your mental health, and what you can do to cope. A natural disaster such as the recent Australian bushfires results not only in harm to humans and...
Emotional support animals are in high demand

Emotional support animals are in high demand

According to data from a recent survey, the majority of college students feel that they'd benefit from an emotional support animal. Veterinary students at the University of California-Davis and Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee have made a case for the long-touted belief that animals can be therapeutic. During a...