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How your dog’s gut health is affected by the adrenal glands

Believe it or not, stress can negatively impact your dog’s gut health. Here’s how gaining a better understanding of his adrenal glands can help...
10 travel essentials for road tripping with your dog

10 travel essentials for road tripping with your dog

Planning a road trip with your dog? Don’t forget to pack these important items! Going on a road trip with your dog is so much...
How to adjust your senior dog’s exercise routine

How to adjust your senior dog’s exercise routine

Senior dogs need less exercise than their younger counterparts, but that doesn’t mean they should be sedentary! These tips will help you adjust your...
How a good bed can improve your dog’s health and well-being.

How a good bed can improve your dog’s health and well-being

You’ve probably heard that a comfortable bed can improve your dog’s sleep. But did you know it can also enhance his overall health and...
What’s new in animal pain management?

What’s new in animal pain management?

Animal Pain Awareness Month is shedding light on all the integrative pain management approaches available, and how they can help offer relief to the...
Common myths about dog poop

Common myths about dog poop

It’s one thing to let sleeping dogs lie, it’s another to let their poop lay where they leave it. In this blog, we explore...
Can herding dogs thrive without livestock?

Can herding dogs thrive without livestock?

You don’t need to buy a herd of sheep in order to engage your dog’s herding drive. Here’s a few simple ways to stimulate...
A look inside the world’s first model animal shelter

A look inside the world’s first model animal shelter

How Humane Society Silicon Valley earned the title of “world’s first model animal shelter”, and why this ranking is so important. In 2017, Humane...
Dog ownership linked to genetic makeup

Dog ownership linked to genetic makeup

Is your choice to own a dog influenced by your genetic makeup? A new study says yes! The decision to get a dog might be...
Pet parents may lose the right to feed their pets a raw food diet

Pet parents may lose the right to feed their pets a raw food diet

The FDA, AAFCO and participating states are seeking to remove raw food from the pet market despite scientifically-proven benefits of these minimally processed foods....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

3 simple ways to let your dog be a dog

Dogs need food, water, and plenty of love – but they also need the freedom to be themselves! Here are three ways to let...
How to write the best instructions for your pet sitter

How to write the best instructions for your pet sitter

Leaving your pet in good hands while you’re away means writing out clear, comprehensive instructions for your pet sitter. Here’s a few questions that’ll...
Animal companionship eases social isolation

Animal companionship eases social isolation

Research revealed at a recent summit shows that dogs, cats and other companion animals do a lot to relieve loneliness in humans. We’ve heard...
Hundreds of cats still being helped months after Camp Fire

Hundreds of cats still being helped months after Camp Fire

It’s been more than eight months since the Camp Fire, and cats are still being rescued from the ruins. Since the devastating Camp Fire destroyed...

Champion ushers in new focus on transparency

As transparency becomes more important to pet parents, companies are making it a top priority. In the past number of years, animal parents have become...

The best US cities for renting with an animal

Looking for a pet-friendly rental? Head to one of these cities! As many animal parents know, it can be difficult to find a pet-friendly rental...

Miracolo Oil – a natural solution for your pet’s skin issues

How Spina Organics’ Miracolo Oil is providing natural, effective relief for itchy cats and dogs. We all know how annoying an itch can be. In...

Peeling back the “Made in the USA” label

Just because your pet’s treats are made in the USA, it doesn’t mean they’re safe. Here’s a few other things to look for when...
2 simple steps to a fear-free Fourth of July for your dog

2 simple steps to a fear-free Fourth of July for your dog

The Fourth of July can be a frightening holiday for our canine companions. These two simple steps will help you ease his fear and...

Do dogs and cats generally get along?

A new study looked at the relationship between cats and dogs living in the same household, and the results might surprise you! It's a common...
Help a shelter dog by taking him out!

Help a shelter dog by taking him out!

A new program called Doggy Day Out encourages members of the public to engage with their local shelter and advocate for the animals. Want to...

Build a better bond with your dog through shared experiences

Spending time with your dog is much more valuable than showering him with toys and treats. Here’s a few ways you can build your...

10 questions to ask when hiring a pet sitter

Know the right questions to ask to select the best possible pet sitter for your fur babies. Are long work hours or out-of-town trips keeping...
How to improve your pet’s sleep  

How to improve your pet’s sleep  

Reducing some common disturbances and adjusting your routine might be all that’s needed to help your pet get adequate sleep. The struggle to get enough...
How to kill weeds without harming your pets

How to kill weeds without harming your pets

Learn what to look for – and what to avoid – when shopping for a pet-friendly weed killer this summer. Gardening season is in full...
Do you and your dog share similar personality traits?

Do you and your dog share similar personality traits?

If you suspect that you and your dog have a lot in common, you're right! A new study reveals that humans and their dogs...

Will New York be the first US state to ban declawing?

Animal advocates are applauding Legislature for passing bills prohibiting the elective declawing of cats in New York. On June 4, 2019, the New York Assembly...