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Active Lifestyle allows the bond with your pet to be maintained in a positive way. As one of our Four Pillars of Animal Wellness, Active Lifestyle will help provide a lasting and enjoyable bond with your companion.

Conditioning for canine athletes

Conditioning for canine athletes

A primary concern for canine athletes is the risk of injury. A conditioning program tailored to your individual dog, and the sport he’s involved...
12 common dog parenting mistakes

12 common dog parenting mistakes

We all strive to do the best for our dogs, but we may overlook or misunderstand some aspect of canine care. Check this list...
How much exercise does your dog need?

How much exercise does your dog need?

Breed, size, age and health status all play a role in how much physical activity your dog requires to stay fit, happy and healthy....
Grooming your cat

Grooming your cat

Most cats do a superb job of grooming themselves, but sometimes they need a bit of assistance. You’ve probably noticed that your cat spends a...
Traveling with your senior dog

Traveling with your senior dog

Taking a senior dog on summer vacation with you? Here are 8 ways to keep safe and comfortable while traveling and at your destination. With...
Brachycephalic dogs

Brachycephalic dogs

From Boston terriers to pugs, flat-faced dogs with short noses are prone to health problems, especially respiratory issues. It’s important to educate yourself about...
Balance your dog’s energy with seasonal acupressure sessions

Balance your dog’s energy with seasonal acupressure sessions

Your dog’s energy shifts as the seasons change. These acupressure sessions will help him keep his Yang and Yin chi balanced as we move...
Brynn

Brynn

This German shepherd is more than just a pretty face. She’s using her influence to spread the word about canine health, nutrition and EPI,...
6 steps to helping your new rescue dog settle in

6 steps to helping your new rescue dog settle in

Rescue dogs often come from situations of neglect and abuse, so may have trouble adjusting to adoption. These tips will help your new friend...
Dogs that don't like to play

Dogs that don’t like to play

You’d think that dogs and play would go together like apples and cinnamon, and in most cases, they do. But depending on how a...
Dog-friendly breweries

Dog-friendly breweries

Looking for something different to do with your dog? How about visiting some dog-friendly breweries? While you sample the suds, your canine companion can...
Service, therapy and emotional support dogs

Service, therapy and emotional support dogs

The terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but there’s a difference between these three working dog classifications. Our canine companions enjoy having a job. Many become...

Litter box care made simple

The latest in cat litter and litter box products are designed to help make clean-up a breeze. Ask a cat lover what her least...
Why interactive toys are good for your dog

Why interactive toys are good for your dog

Interactive toys offer many benefits to your dog – they provide mental stimulation and combat boredom, satisfy his natural instincts, and make mealtime more...
Natural remedies for canine anxiety

Natural remedies for canine anxiety

Is your dog a “nervous Nelly?“ Anxiety is common in our canine companions, so here’s  how to help him chill using a holistic, natural...
Understanding your dog's mind and emotions

Understanding your dog’s mind and emotions

How smart is your dog? How many emotions does he have access to? Recent research into canine behavior and cognition is yielding some surprising...
Tips for a cat-friendly summer

Tips for a cat-friendly summer

From fleas to heatwaves, the summer months can be uncomfortable and even dangerous for your cat. Here’s how to keep her cool and contented....
Solutions for dogs that eat fast

Solutions for dogs that eat fast

Does your dog eat fast? Have you tried everything to slow her down without success? Here's some additional tips to help you remedy the...
Bathing your dog: a step-by-step guide

Bathing your dog: a step-by-step guide

When bathing your dog, follow these 8 steps for a smooth and stress-free experience. Bathing your dog isn’t rocket science. But it’s a good...
Walking and exercise programs make shelter dogs more adoptable

Walking and exercise programs make shelter dogs more adoptable

Daily walks and exercise help more rescue and shelter dogs find forever homes by giving them physical and mental stimulation and teaching them valuable...
Spencer

Spencer

This charming little rescue pup from Hawaii is making waves on social media – and inspiring kids around the world to become responsible pet...
6 dog-friendly summer activities

6 dog-friendly summer activities

Tips for making your favorite summer activities safe and fun so you and your dog can enjoy all these great outdoor getaways. Now that summer...
How to safely satisfy your cat’s hunting instincts

How to safely satisfy your cat’s hunting instincts

Safe and humane ways to give your cat the thrill of hunting and catching “prey”, without harming neighborhood wildlife. As carnivores and predators, cats...
5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

5 eco-friendly gift ideas for pets

Many of us are taking steps to improve our impact on the environment. With these 5 eco-friendly gift ideas, your companion's 'paw-print' can be...
How to keep your dog’s paws healthy

How to keep your dog’s paws healthy

You might not think much about the condition of your dog’s paws, but foot injuries or problems can be as uncomfortable for him as...
Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking or jogging with your dog can be excellent exercise and lots of fun, but remember to keep his comfort and safety in mind. Spring...
Canine acupressure for spring conditioning

Canine acupressure for spring conditioning

With the return of warmer weather, your dog will be more active than he was during the winter. Here’s how physical conditioning, along with...
Build your own cat tree

Build your own cat tree

Cat trees come in all kinds of amazing designs, shapes and sizes nowadays. If you’re a DIYer, however, you might like to try your...
5 reasons to get outdoors with your dog!

5 reasons to get outdoors with your dog!

Spending time outdoors for fresh air, exercise and mental stimulation is vital to your dog’s happiness and well being. “Who wants to go out?” It’s a...
Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Why artificial scents are harming your pets

Artificial scents may make your house fresh and fragrant, but the chemicals that go into them can be toxic. You’ve seen the ads for all...
dental toys for dogs

Dental toys for dogs

Many toys are designed to clean your dog’s teeth – but not all of them are safe. Here’s what to look for and what...
Rate your dog's food!

Rate your dog’s food!

How does your dog’s food rate in terms of good nutrition? Use this scoring system to help you make the best dietary choices for...