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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...

How much animal protein does my pet actually need?

Your dog’s protein requirements depend on a variety of factors. Learn how to shut out all the mixed information surrounding vegan pet food and...
Studies reveal that most people would go into debt for their pet

Studies reveal that most people would go into debt for their pet

Increased medical bills – and the debt they can create – is just one piece of evidence that pets are treated like family. Pet...
Tips to help your dog adjust to your summer schedule

Tips to help your dog adjust to your summer schedule

Most dogs are fairly adaptable creatures, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take steps to make lifestyle changes as seamless as possible for them....
How your pet’s food can help keep him hydrated

How your pet’s food can help keep him hydrated

Certain pet foods are more hydrating than others. Learn what to look for to ensure your animal companion is getting the right amount of...
Exercise – it’s more important than ever

Exercise – it’s more important than ever

The number of overweight animals continues to rise, and along with it comes an increase in obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, joint problems and...
Finding quality sources of fiber for your pet

Finding quality sources of fiber for your pet

Certain sources of fiber such as Miscanthus grass are more nutritionally beneficial for your pet than low-quality alternatives. Here's why fiber is important to...
Study reveals top dog-friendly U.S. airports

Study reveals top dog-friendly U.S. airports

Planning a trip with your dog or cat? Try to work one of these airports into your itinerary and enjoy all the pet-friendly amenities! The...
Dog owners walk 870 miles a year

How far do dog owners walk each year?

A new survey proves that dog owners walk a lot! An average of 870 miles a year, to be exact! A recent survey conducted by OnePoll.com...
Choosing the right cat breed for your personality

Choosing the right cat breed for your personality

Shelters are overflowing with felines of all ages and personalities. Taking some time to understand more about the different cat breeds will help you...
7 reasons why fostering cats saves lives

7 reasons why fostering cats saves lives

Learn why fostering cats – especially during kitten season – is an important step in the rescue process. A three-year-old black and white cat...

San Diego non-profit saves pets from economic euthanasia

The goal of this non-profit is to create a world where no family pet dies due to financial hardship – and they’ve saved over...
The benefits of bee pollen for dogs

The benefits of bee pollen for dogs

Contrary to popular belief, bee pollen doesn’t just benefit bees. Learn how this supplement can support the health of your dog. Unlike honey, bee pollen...
How to safely approach a stray dog

How to safely approach a stray dog

Next time you see a stray dog, follow these tips to help him without risking injury to either of you. If you see a stray...
Choosing the right cat enclosure

Choosing the right cat enclosure

Considering getting a cat enclosure for your kitty? Here’s how to choose the best one for her! There are a number of different cat enclosures...
Common questions about hiring a pet sitter

Common questions about hiring a pet sitter

Hiring a pet sitter can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first time. The following answers to three common questions will make you feel...
Understanding your dog's sleep cycles

Understanding your dog’s sleep cycles

Is your dog getting as much shut-eye as he should be? Here’s some info that’ll help you keep track of his sleep cycles –...
Labs are still America’s favorite dog!

Labs are still America’s favorite dog!

The American Kennel Club has released their annual most-popular breeds list and – surprise, surprise – Labs are in first place again! This year...
Top tips to make this National Pet Parents Day one to remember

Top tips to make this National Pet Parents Day one to remember

Take a look at a few memorable ways to celebrate with your furry friends and your community on National Pet Parents Day this April...
5 tips for traveling with a special needs dog

5 tips for traveling with a special needs dog

If you’re planning on traveling with a special needs dog, don’t be hasty! There are a number of things to consider. Traveling with a dog...
How to avoid aggression (and other problems) at the dog park

How to avoid aggression (and other problems) at the dog park

We’ve all seen it – pet parents that waltz into dog parks and let their canines run amok without any consideration. Here’s how hormones...
Ohio declares shelter pets its state animal

Ohio declares shelter pets its state animal

Ohio State has taken the #adoptdontshop movement to the next level by naming shelter pets as its official animal! Whether you’re an Ohio local or...
The truth about small dogs

The truth about small dogs

Small dogs get a bad rap. According to the stereotypes, they’re yappy ankle biters that make better accessories than companions. But this couldn’t be...