Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Natural Health

Tilley’s tale – how a senior dog adapted to being blind

When this high-energy canine developed cataracts and glaucoma at the age of seven, an integrative treatment approach, including acupressure-massage, helped her adjust to blindness....

Positive Training

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...

10 tips for training your dog

When it comes to training your dog, the keys to success are found in following these ten important steps. Dog training involves so much...

Natural Nutrition

Pet food label shorthand – look for quality protein ingredients

Learn why it's important to look for a quality protein as the first ingredient when selecting a pet food for your dog or cat. Have...

Active Lifestyle

Flying with your dog?

Thanks to public demand, air travel for dogs is improving. But you still need to take steps to ensure your canine’s safety and comfort...

6 steps to mastering “cat-mindfulness”

You don’t need to take a course to master mindfulness – let your feline friend be your teacher! Mindfulness is not a new fad. It...

Must-have outdoor adventure gear for dogs

Do you and your dog spend a lot of time outdoors in the summer? Whether you hike, camp, swim or kayak, you need the...

Water sports for you and your dog

Looking for a way to stay cool this summer? Grab your canine companion and try one – or all – of these exciting water...

Animal Wellness Blog

A step-by-step guide to pet CPR

A step-by-step guide to pet CPR

Pet CPR is an important skill for dog and cat owners to have. This guide breaks it down into steps, so you can act quickly if an emergency strikes. Less than 10 percent of pet owners have taken a Pet First Aid course, and less than a third even own...
Should you attach a bell to your cat’s collar?

Should you attach a bell to your cat’s collar?

Consider these pros and cons before attaching a bell to your cat’s collar. Does your cat bring you dead animals? While this common behavior is kind of yucky, it’s also sort of endearing – your cat is bringing you what she believes to be an excellent gift. But despite...
Top tips for taking your dog to an Airbnb

Top tips for taking your dog to an Airbnb

If you like to travel with your dog, seeking accommodation at a pet-friendly Airbnb couldn’t be simpler! Keep these tips in mind during the planning process. As the notion of traveling with your dog raises excitement and curiosity, consider staying at a pet-friendly Airbnb to further your travel experience. The...
Ear mites or yeast ear infections – how can you tell?

Ear mites or yeast ear infections – how can you tell?

Does your pet have an ear infection or ear mites? Here's how to distinguish between these two common issues. There he goes again – you can tell by the constant jangling noise of his collar that your dog is scratching at his ear and shaking his head. He’s miserable, and...
Senior citizen faces jail time for feeding stray cats

Senior citizen faces jail time for feeding stray cats

Ohio local Nancy Segula was sentenced to 10 days in jail for breaching a feeding ban – a law put in place to discourage the feeding of stray cats. This week, 79-year-old Ohio local Nancy Segula is facing jail time for feeding stray cats. Segula was sentenced after a judge...