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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...
Medical sniffer COVID-19 dogs being trained in the UK

Medical sniffer COVID-19 dogs being trained in the UK

Medical detection dogs in the United Kingdom are joining the fight against COVID-19! With the Coronavirus pandemic causing major lifestyle and employment upheavals, the team...
50-year-old Bahamas animal shelter renovated after hurricane

50-year-old Bahamas animal shelter renovated after hurricane

Thanks to a $225,000 grant, the Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) – the only animal welfare organization on the island – has been...
5 alternatives to catnip cat toys

6 alternatives to catnip cat toys

Is your cat allergic to catnip? Don’t fret! There are plenty of other cat toys to choose from. Catnip cat toys are a go-to for...
3 natural tick repellents for dogs, backed by science

3 natural tick repellents for dogs, backed by science

The reported cases of Lyme disease are growing exponentially every year. Fortunately, there are a number of natural tick repellents you can use to...
#StayHomeAndFoster to help homeless pets during the covid-19 pandemic

#StayHomeAndFoster to help homeless pets during the COVID-19 pandemic

Fostering a pet will not only save a life, but will also decrease the stress of both the pet and the person or family...
50 great TV shows, films and books for cat and dog lovers

50 great TV shows, films and books for cat and dog lovers

Stuck indoors? Snuggle up with your pet and enjoy one of these animal-related books, TV shows or movies! Many of us are dog and cat...
5 pet food ingredients for a healthy skin and coat

5 pet food ingredients for a healthy skin and coat

There are many superpower ingredients on the market today. Let’s unpack five that are known to support the health of your pets’ skin and...
CocoTherapy offers high-quality coconut oil for dogs and cats

CocoTherapy offers high-quality coconut oil for dogs and cats

Coconut oil offers many benefits to our animal companions – but not all products are created equal. Here’s how CocoTherapy makes quality a priority. Coconut...
Nutritional review and analysis of Essence Pet Foods

Nutritional review and analysis of Essence Pet Foods

Learn more about Essence Pet Foods, an up-and-coming brand that checks all the boxes. With so many pet food options on the market today,...
COVID-19 emergency resources for people and pets

COVID-19 emergency resources for people and pets

As COVID-19 continues to spread, pet parents everywhere have questions and concerns about their families and fur babes. This list of emergency resources will...