fbpx
Sunday, July 25, 2021

Natural Health

Sun protection and insect repellent for your dog

Summer means lots of time outdoors with your dog, but don't forget the sun protection and insect repellent! Summer is here, bringing with it lots...

Positive Training

Training your dog – it’s about more than obedience

Obedience is only a small part of training your dog! Here's how to shape him into a well-rounded pup using science-based positive reinforcement. Dog training...

My dog doesn’t like kids – what should I do?

If your dog doesn’t like kids, counter-conditioning, desensitization, and other training techniques can help him feel more comfortable in the presence of children. Children...

Natural Nutrition

Novel proteins for your dog or cat

From boar to yak, novel protein sources offer variety to your dog or cat’s diet, help with allergies, and widen your options in a...

Active Lifestyle

The art of dog walking

Dog walking isn’t just a task… it’s an art! Here’s everything you need to buy, do and know to turn your amateur stroll into...

Betty White: Golden Girl and animal welfare advocate

Her show business career has spanned eight decades, but Betty White has been an animal lover even longer than that. The remarkable nonagenarian supports...

Pet cams – why all the hype?

Pet cams have become very trendy in recent years… and with good reason! Take a look at what these devices do, why people love...

When you can’t pay your vet bills

Combine the high cost of veterinary care with an unstable economy weakened by the pandemic, and it’s not surprising that a lot of people...

Animal Wellness Blog

Seizures in cats: what pet parents need to know

Seizures in cats: what pet parents need to know

Seizures in cats can be scary – especially if you don’t know what they are or why they happen. Here’s some basic info that’ll help you deal with a fit if it occurs. Seeing a cat have a seizure can be a truly distressing experience, especially if this is the...
What’s causing your dog’s belly rash?

What’s causing your dog’s belly rash?

Is your dog scratching or biting at her stomach? Is it red and bumpy? Here’s what might be causing this uncomfortable belly rash! You’re on the couch gently scratching your dog’s belly when suddenly you realize your pooch has a rash. It looks like red bumps or acne-type lesions. Uh-oh!...
Tips for taking your dog to work – at home!

Tips for taking your dog to work – at home!

If you work remotely, every day is “take your dog to work day”! Here’s how to encourage good behavior in your pup while you do your job. Take Your Dog to Work Day is celebrated annually in June, and is typically a much-anticipated event for dog parents and their colleagues...
3 essential vitamins your pet needs

3 essential vitamins your pet needs

There are a few essential vitamins that your dog or cat needs, all of which have to come from his food. Here’s how to determine if he’s getting enough! Is your pet getting all the nutrients he needs from his food?  As you can imagine, food that is made to...
Cat pheromones 101

Cat pheromones 101

If you have a cat, you’ve probably heard the term “pheromones” used once or twice. But what are they, exactly, and what do they have to do with your feline companion? Have you ever wondered why your cat rubs up against your legs or furniture? Are you curious why she...