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Canine Light Therapy

Canine Light Therapy

After seeing firsthand how light therapy can heal animals, this couple launched their own company making light therapy pads for dogs and horses.   Light...
What harmful items are dogs getting into?

What harmful items are dogs getting into?

Take a look at this list of harmful items that dogs commonly ingest. Memorizing it will help you protect your own pet from getting...
Why is your pet a picky eater?

Why is your pet a picky eater?

There are a number of reasons why your pet might be a picky eater. Here's a few of the most probable causes of his...
Detection dogs sniff out malaria

Detection dogs sniff out malaria

Detection dogs are celebrated for detecting diseases in humans using their powerful sense of smell. Now, researchers are training them to detect malaria. The power...
Topsy turkey dog treats

Topsy turkey dog treats

It's National Cookie Day — and just in time for the holidays! Celebrate the season with your canine companion by making him these delicious...
10 dog-friendly winter events

10 dog-friendly winter events

Are you looking for a great seasonal attraction that welcomes four-legged visitors? Take a look at these top dog-friendly winter events! Winter is a...
Is this the key to extending your dog's lifespan?

Is this the key to extending your dog’s lifespan?

America's favorite veterinarian, Dr. Gary Ritcher, has created an easy way for pet parents to extend the lifespan of their animal companions. Is your dog...
Missing dog rescued 400 miles from home

Missing dog rescued 400 miles from home

Sadie, an American foxhound, went missing in late 2014. Over the next 3 years, she traveled nearly 400 miles to upstate New York. Fortunately,...
Tips for a pet-friendly Thanksgiving

Tips for a pet-friendly Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for family and friends to get together and enjoy one another’s company while eating the most delicious feast. Here’s...
Triclosan can cause colon problems in pets

Triclosan can cause colon problems in pets

Pet parents, beware! New studies reveal that Triclosan, a common antimicrobial ingredient, can cause health problems in dogs and cats. Triclosan (TCS) is an antimicrobial...
Are dogs born in summer more likely to develop heart disease?

Are dogs born in summer more likely to develop heart problems?

Can the month your dog is born in put him at greater risk of disease? A recent study says yes. A recent study published...
Designer Dogs

Designer Dogs: an exposé into the criminal underworld of crossbreeding

Thinking about getting a “designer dog”? Take some time to read Madeline Bernstein’s new book and learn why trendiness shouldn’t be your first concern.  Many...
Top 5 benefits of feeding your pet fresh food

Top 5 benefits of feeding your pet fresh food

We eat fresh food, so why shouldn’t our dogs and cats? Take a look at just a few reasons why you should switch him...
The adventures of Mark and Mya

The adventures of Mark and Mya

Mark and Mya have been gracing the internet with photos from their journey across North America. Here’s how their story began. A tragedy, as they...
7 ways to socialize your dog

7 ways to socialize your dog

Part of raising a healthy, happy dog is making sure you socialize him! Not sure where to begin? Here’s a few pointers. When you bring...

Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund travels the world!

Have you heard of Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund? This handsome pup was once the cover star of Animal Wellness Magazine — and now he's...
America’s first pet-centric domestic violence shelter opens its doors

America’s first pet-centric domestic violence shelter opens its doors

Currently, only 3% of domestic violence shelters accommodate pets. Now, one has been designed specifically with pets in mind. On October 30, 2018, PALS Place...
Floridians vote “no” to Greyhound racing

Floridians vote “no” to Greyhound racing

Yesterday, Florida voters were asked to decide the fate of Greyhound racing in their state... here's what they decided. Change is coming to the sunshine...
9 fun games to play with your dog

9 fun games to play with your dog

Play, play, and more play! We love our dogs, love spending time with them, and especially love to play fun dog games. Here’s a...

Supporting your senior pet with quality nutrition

It can be difficult to watch your senior pet deal with the hardships of aging. Closely monitoring his nutrition with the help of your...
Floridians vote “no” to Greyhound racing

Fate of greyhound racing in Florida rests on Amendment 13

Will the practice of betting on Greyhound racing be banned in Florida? Only time will tell. On Tuesday, November 6th, Floridian voters will have a...
More North Americans are becoming vegan – could our love of pets be the reason?

More North Americans are becoming vegan – could our love of pets be the...

New research suggests that those who love dogs and cats are more likely to embrace a vegan lifestyle. Veganism in Canada and the US is...
Myths and misconceptions about shelter dogs

Myths and misconceptions about shelter dogs

Anyone with a rescue dog will tell you that their pup is incredible – so why aren’t more people choosing to adopt from shelters?...
Celebrating black cats

Are black cats actually bad luck?

The answer is no! It's time to debunk this ancient superstition once and for all.  If you’re thinking of adopting a kitty this fall, consider...
New feline anesthesia guidelines

New feline anesthesia guidelines

Cats are small creatures, so receiving too high a dose of anesthesia can be dangerous. Luckily, the guidelines have changed to keep them safe. Anesthesia...
Remembering actress Celeste Yarnall

Remembering actress and animal advocate Celeste Yarnall

She acted alongside the "King of Rock and Roll" and wowed audiences with her performance in Star Trek. Indeed, Celeste Yarnall will be fondly...

Therapy cat soothes passengers at Denver airport

This friendly feline was hired to ease the stress of travelers at the Denver International Airport — and she's doing a furbulous job! There’s nothing...
How to satisfy your dog’s burrowing instinct

How to satisfy your dog’s burrowing instinct

Did you know that you can use bedding to support an anxious or transitioning pup? By looking for bedding that stimulates his natural burrowing...
Educating Chinese locals to end dog meat trade

Educating Chinese locals to end dog meat trade

The Chinese cat and dog meat trade is responsible for the inhumane slaughter of thousands of animals for human consumption each year. Education might...
Celebrating ten years of Reiki in shelters

Celebrating ten years of Reiki in shelters

The Shelter Animal Reiki Association is a global community of more than 250 members and 75 shelters, sanctuaries and rescues — and they're celebrating...
How to train your dog to sleep in his bed

How to train your dog to sleep in his bed

Many people don’t mind sleeping with their dogs. But if giving up half your mattress is impacting your slumber, it’s time to buy your...
New film follows Seeing Eye dogs through their life

New film follows Seeing Eye dogs through their lives

A new documentary, Pick of the Litter, shows viewers how Seeing Eye dogs are raised. If you’ve ever wondered how Seeing Eye dogs are raised,...