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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,...
New research reveals where dogs feel the most comfortable in cars

New research reveals where dogs feel most comfortable in cars

New research reveals the areas in cars where dogs tend to feel the safest and most at ease. For dog parents and their pooches, a...
Animal Control Officers – the unsung heroes of animal rescue

Animal Control Officers – the unsung heroes of animal rescue

Recognizing the lifesaving work of Animal Control Officers (ACOs) during ACO Appreciation Week. Each year, countless individuals dedicate their time and expertise to provide much-needed...
The upsides of being a cat lady: 5 benefits of feline companionship

5 upsides of being a cat lady

Do you consider yourself a cat lady? If so, you’re certainly not crazy! Here are just a few benefits of sharing your life with...
2 important things to know about pet food labels

2 important things to know about pet food labels

Having trouble understanding what’s in your fur babe’s food? Here are two things that’ll help you avoid confusion when reading pet food labels! Pet food...
Top tips to keep your pet safe at home

Top tips to keep pets safe at home

It’s easy to assume that your home is a safe space for your pet, but could it be safer? Follow these tips to make...
3 healthy dog-friendly Easter recipes

3 healthy dog-friendly Easter recipes

Just because they can’t have chocolate doesn’t mean our dogs have to miss out on yummy treats this Easter! Here are three easy recipes...
Americans have spent over $100 billion on their pets over the past year

Americans have spent over $100 billion on their pets over the past year

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, American pet parents have spent more money than ever on their animal companions, exceeding over $100 billion in sales for...