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6 simple tips to combat pet obesity during COVID-19

6 tips to combat pet weight gain during COVID-19

These tips will help you address pet weight gain and obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few months, as we’ve been collectively...
How gut health influences your pet's digestion – and vice versa

How gut health influences your pet’s digestion – and vice versa

A look at the difference between gut health and digestion in pets, and how they’re connected.  It’s becoming common knowledge that the food you...
Now is the time to step up for vulnerable dogs, cats, and horses

Now is the time to step up for vulnerable dogs, cats, and horses

In the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, animal welfare organizations and their communities have admirably stepped up in courageous ways to continue providing care...
Growing confusion over CBD terminology

Growing confusion over CBD terminology

The confusion around CBD terminology continues to grow. Fortunately, some companies are stepping up to educate consumers. Companies are calling hemp oil many different things,...
Pet parents concerned about separation anxiety as they head back to work

Pet parents concerned about separation anxiety as they head back to work

Are you concerned that your dog might develop separation anxiety when you return to work after the pandemic? You’re not alone! Follow these expert...
Five tips for introducing a reptile into a household with dogs and cats

5 tips for introducing a reptile into a household with dogs and cats

Adding a new reptile to the family? Here’s a few steps you can take to ensure he gets along with your dogs and cats. When...
Children’s hospital has a canine staff member

Children’s hospital has a canine staff member

Early in 2020, a new therapy dog named Rocket was introduced to the staff team at a Minnesota-based children's hospital — and the kids...
Documentary promotes integrative medicine

Documentary promotes integrative medicine

A new documentary, THE DOG DOC, is available on demand — and it's opening pet parents' eyes to the wonders of integrative veterinary medicine! Veterinarian Dr....
Top in-season fruits and veggies you can share with your dog

Top in-season fruits and veggies you can share with your dog

Want to offer your dog some of those in-season fruits and veggies you and your family love so much? Here’s a few that are...
3 recipes that support your dog's skin health

3 recipes that support your dog’s skin health

Looking for a new recipes to make for your dog? These ones will tickle his tastebuds and improve the health of his skin and...
Kitten season: reduce the stress of coronavirus by adopting or fostering a kitten!

Kitten season: reduce the stress of coronavirus by adopting or fostering a kitten!

Despite certain restrictions being lifted, the coronavirus pandemic is still an ongoing concern. At the same time, kitten season is in full swing. Why...
How to help your dog adjust to life after the COVID-19 lockdown

How to help your dog adjust to life after the COVID-19 lockdown

Helping your dog adjust to life after the COVID-19 lockdown involves determining his emotional reaction to your lifestyle changes, and taking some simple steps...
Pet food ingredient sourcing: the importance of transparency

Pet food ingredient sourcing: the importance of transparency

Dogs and cats are cherished members of the family, which means there’s a greater need for pet food companies to be more transparent. Let’s...
Why do cats hide?

Why do cats hide?

Cats have a tendency to hide for seemingly no reason. Let’s take a closer look at this intriguing behavior! Cute, quirky, and even cuddly at...
Cats and COVID-19: what you need to know

Cats and COVID-19: what you need to know

Can you catch COVID-19 from your cat, or vice versa? Here's what's currently known about the transmission of this disease between humans and felines. People...
Cancer in pets – know the warning signs

Cancer in pets – know the warning signs

Cancer is a big worry for pet parents, but many don’t know the warning signs. By educating yourself and planning ahead, you can help...
Canadian pet retailer donates KN95 masks to hospitals

Canadian pet retailer donates KN95 masks to hospitals

PPE is in short supply during the COVID-19 pandemic, and individuals and businesses everywhere are stepping up to donate what they can. Here’s how...
Gut health – your dog's or cat's whole body depends on it!

Gut health – your dog’s or cat’s whole body depends on it!

Your dog's or cat’s gut health impacts much more than his digestion. Everything from his head to his toes is affected by the microbiome,...
Stella & Chewy’s donates more than 800,000 meals to feed animals impacted by COVID-19

Stella & Chewy’s donates more than 800,000 meals to feed animals impacted by COVID-19

The ASPCA was thrilled to receive a $530,000 donation of food from premium pet food company Stella & Chewy’s, which will help feed animals...
Hyperthermia: how to help your cat survive the heat

Hyperthermia: how to help your cat survive the heat

During the heat of summer, hyperthermia is a serious risk that can affect your cat. Here’s how to ensure she stays cool and healthy. On...
Dos and don’ts to protect your dog from a coyote attack

Dos and don’ts to protect your dog from a coyote attack

You might think that a coyote attack won't happen to you and your dog — but you never know! Follow these guidelines to keep...
3 steps to prevent your dog from getting underfoot when working remotely

3 steps to prevent your dog from getting underfoot when working remotely

Whether you work from home permanently or only during COVID-19, follow these simple steps to prevent your dog from getting underfoot during business hours!...
Not-for-profit coalition offers support to animal caretakers during COVID-19

Not-for-profit coalition offers support to animal caretakers during COVID-19

PAWresponse, a nationwide not-for-profit coalition, is connecting animal caretakers with “helpers” during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the nation's healthcare workers and victims of the crisis...
How a healthy gut helps protects your pet against allergies

How a healthy gut helps protects your pet against allergies

Dogs and cats with healthy guts are less susceptible to allergies. Let’s take a closer look at this connection, and how you can take...
Expert tips for families living with new pets during COVID-19

Expert tips for families living with new pets during COVID-19

Are you living with a new or fostered pet during COVID-19? Follow this list of tips and help your furry friend thrive! During this period...
Does your pet food meet industry standards?

Does your pet food meet industry standards?

How do you know that your pet food is healthy and safe? We unpack the mystery behind AAFCO and the FDA, and how these...
Tips for walking your dog in the rain

Tips for walking your dog in the rain

Bad weather can throw a wrench in your dog’s daily walking routine. To help you get exercise and stay safe, we put together five...
How to keep your dog fit and happy during the COVID-19 lockdown

How to keep your dog fit and happy during the COVID-19 lockdown

Your dog may be handling the COVID-19 lockdown better than you – especially since it means spending more quality time with his human! But...
Successful shelter dog program goes international

Successful shelter dog program goes international

The popular shelter dog program, Doggy Day Out, has taken the U.S. by storm by giving homeless shelter dogs a chance to explore the...
7 ways to ensure your dog is neighbor friendly

7 ways to ensure your dog is neighbor friendly

You’ve adopted a dog… and now it’s time to introduce him to your neighbors! Here’s how to make sure he’s on his best behavior. There...
Do dogs really watch television?

Do dogs really watch television?

You constantly catch your dog staring at the television – but is he actually watching it? Here’s what science has to say about this...
How to stop your dog from herding people

How to stop your dog from herding people

Does your herding dog try to “corral” your family and friends? Here’s how to nip this bad habit in the bud. Border collies and other...