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10 ways to senior pet proof your home

10 ways to senior pet proof your home

Want to make your indoor space more comfortable for your aging dog or cat? These tips will help you senior pet proof your home! Taking...
Dog allergies: everything you need to know

Dog allergies: everything you need to know

Dog allergies are common – but they don’t have to affect your dog’s quality of life! Understanding the causes and solutions can help you...
Social enrichment ideas for cats

Social enrichment ideas for cats

If your cat responds negatively to change, she may need some social enrichment! Here are a few techniques to try. Cats are notoriously creatures of...
What you need to know about omega-3 essential fatty acids for dogs

What you need to know about omega-3 essential fatty acids for dogs

You’ve heard of essential fatty acids, and you know your dog needs them to thrive. But what are they, exactly, and how can you...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
7 dog-friendly summer activities

7 dog-friendly summer activities

These dog-friendly summer activities will keep you and your canine companion busy all season long! Ready for a fun-filled summer with your dog? As well...
High-protein diets for pets – why quality and source matters

High-protein diets for pets – why quality and source matters

While the quantity of protein a dog or cat requires depends on a variety of factors, quality should always be a priority – especially...
How to get out and about with your dog safely this summer

How to get out and about with your dog safely this summer

Taking your dog on regular outings is important. But it can also be stressful, especially amid a global pandemic! Here are a few tips...
What you need to know about cicadas and your pets

What you need to know about cicadas and your pets

Many pets love to hunt bugs, and cicadas are a tempting snack – big, loud and relatively easy to catch. What happens if your...
A new study reveals that training methods are linked to aggression in cats

A new study reveals that training methods are linked to aggression in cats

According to a recent study conducted by the University of Guelph, aggression in cats can be prevented with the right training techniques. Cat parents can...
10 ways to make your dog a better student!

10 ways to make your dog a better student!

Could your dog be a better student? These ten tips will help you enhance her learning ability and improve her behavior! Like humans, all dogs...
New survey shows most pandemic dogs and cats are still in their homes

New survey shows most pandemic dogs and cats are still in their homes

23 million American households acquired a pet during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a new survey conducted by the ASPCA, most will not consider...
Curious about raw veggies for your dog? Try the bunny test!

Curious about raw veggies for your dog? Try the bunny test!

Learn how “the bunny test” can help you figure out which raw veggies are safe for your dog to eat, and how to best...
At-home care tips for cruciate ligament tears in dogs

At-home care tips for cruciate ligament tears in dogs

Learn how to care for cruciate ligament tears at home so you can speed up your pup’s recovery process. It’s incredibly common for dogs to...
Meal toppers: a little goes a long way!

Meal toppers: a little goes a long way!

Get the scoop on meal toppers for dogs and cats, and how even a small amount can make a big impact on your fur...
Meow Mix recalls dry food due to possible salmonella contamination

Meow Mix recalls dry food due to possible salmonella contamination

Two lots of 30LB Meow Mix products that may contain salmonella have been recalled. The J.M. Smucker Co. recently recalled two lots of Meow Mix...
NYS Senate passes bill to shut down the puppy mill pipeline

NYS Senate passes bill to shut down the puppy mill pipeline

Animal welfare groups commend NYS Senate for approving bill to end the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in New York pet stores. Right...
How to choose trustworthy supplements for your dog or cat

How to choose trustworthy supplements for your dog or cat

Know your quality standards and look for these four label elements when choosing trustworthy supplements for your dog or cat. In today’s saturated market, one...
Dog and human brains process faces differently

Dog and human brains process faces differently

Hungarian researchers discover striking similarities and differences in how dog and human brains process visual information about others.  Do dogs process faces the same...
Is sleeping next to your dog good for you?

Is sleeping next to your dog good for you?

If thinking about Fido sleeping alone in a different room makes you toss and turn at night, we have good news! There are health...
Why you should improve your pet first aid skills

Why you should improve your pet first aid skills

According to a recent poll, only 2% of pet parents have training in pet first aid. Here's why you should seek to sharpen your...
What happens in your dog’s brain when you talk to him?

What happens in your dog’s brain when you talk to him?

A new study reveals how dog's brains process speech -- and it's not that different from how ours do! As we talk to our dogs,...
A natural and effective solution for smelly dogs and cats

A natural and effective solution for smelly dogs and cats

Is your dog smelly? Fortunately, there’s a natural, effective solution you can try.  Skin health is a top priority for pet parents who want their...
Easy-to-spot signs of dental problems in dogs (and how to prevent them)

Easy-to-spot signs of dental problems in dogs (and how to prevent them)

Is your dog refusing to eat? Does she have bad breath? She might have dental problems that need to be addressed! Symptoms like halitosis (bad...
Joulie Organics: plant-based dog treats with a cause

Joulie Organics: plant-based dog treats with a cause

Thanks to their plant-based dog treats and philanthropic mission, pet wellness startup Joulie Organics is making a name for themselves in the pet industry....
Calming activities for a hyperactive dog

Calming activities for a hyperactive dog

Do you have a hyperactive dog that never seems to settle down? Try these calming activities to help mellow her out. It’s not hard to...
6 DIY eco-friendly pet projects

6 DIY eco-friendly pet projects

DIY projects aren’t just fun – they’re eco-friendly! Reduce your fur babe’s carbon pawprint by trying your hand at one or more of these...
Xylitol pet poisoning cases more than doubled over five years

Xylitol pet poisoning cases more than doubled over five years

Pet Poison Helpline warns of growing danger of xylitol, a sugar substitute that's toxic to dogs and cats. Many people are cutting back on sugar,...