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Pet services galore!

From mobile groomers to animal photographers, there are all kinds of pet service providers and professionals out there. In fact, pet services of all...

Could Your Dog’s Bowl Make Him Sick?

No matter how clean they look, your dog’s food and water bowls may harbor bacteria that can make him sick. Along with daily washing,...

How Epigenetics Can Improve Your Dog or Cat’s Health

Epigenetics is a new science that demonstrates a link between the lifestyle choices you make for your dog or cat (and yourself!), and how...

How Do Sounds Affect Your Dog Or Cat?

Your dog or cat’s sense of hearing is far more sensitive than yours, so he can be stressed by sounds you may not even...
moving house

Moving house? 5 steps to make it easier on your dog or cat

Moving can be exciting for us, but our dogs and cats often find it disorienting and stressful. If you’re planning a move, these five...
Betty White

Betty White: Golden Girl and animal welfare advocate

Her show business career spanned eight decades, but Betty White was an animal lover even longer than that. The remarkable nonagenarian supported a variety...
How technology is improving your pet’s life

How technology is improving your pet’s life

From pet cams to automated toys, here’s a look at some of the technological tools and devices that enhance the health and happiness of...
How sustainable is your dog or cat’s lifestyle?

How sustainable is your dog or cat’s lifestyle?

Your four-legged friend’s carbon “pawprint” is probably larger than you think! Here are 8 ways to make his lifestyle more sustainable. Sustainability is a hot...
Working from home with pets

Working from home with pets

Over a year into the pandemic, more people are working from home than ever before. Maintaining your productivity while managing your dog or cat’s...
Healthier harnesses are a cut above

Healthier harnesses are a cut above

Check out these practical “works of art” and other accessories from Puccissimé Pet Couture. A few weeks into puppy class, Alix McNeill’s trainer recommended she...
Earth-friendly pet waste disposal

Earth-friendly pet waste disposal

What goes in, must come out…and that means finding safe, earth-friendly ways to dispose of pet waste. Here are some options.  The cost of...
5 ingredients in your kitchen that repel fleas and ticks

5 common ingredients to repel fleas and ticks

Help keep fleas and ticks off your dog and cat with these five common ingredients! It’s almost that time of year again…flea and tick season....
Pet theft

Pet theft

Pet theft is a serious problem and the pandemic has made it worse. Luckily, there’s lots you can do to protect your dog or...
Sun protection and insect repellent for your dog

Sun protection and insect repellent for your dog

Summer means lots of time outdoors with your dog, but don't forget the sun protection and insect repellent! Summer is here, bringing with it lots...
Pet cams – why all the hype?

Pet cams – why all the hype?

Pet cams have become very trendy in recent years… and with good reason! Take a look at what these devices do, why people love...
When you can’t pay your vet bills

When you can’t pay your vet bills

Combine the high cost of veterinary care with an unstable economy weakened by the pandemic, and it’s not surprising that a lot of people...
Thanks to cutting-edge research and their unique Safety Test Program, Sleepypod offers trusted carriers, seatbelts, leashes and other travel accessories designed to keep pets safe.

Sleepypod’s travel products help keep your pet safe

Thanks to cutting-edge research and their unique Safety Test Program, Sleepypod offers trusted carriers, seatbelts, leashes and other travel accessories designed to keep pets...
Losing your dog or cat – ways to get through the grief

Losing your dog or cat – ways to get through the grief

For many people, losing a beloved animal companion is as heart-wrenching as losing a human loved one. Here are some resources to help you...
Shelters and rescues for senior dogs and cats – an inside look

Shelters and rescues for senior dogs and cats – an inside look

A growing number of shelters and rescues focus on senior dogs and cats. Take a look at what these organizations do, some of the...
How is climate change affecting our dogs and cats?

How is climate change affecting dogs and cats?

We already know that climate change is having an impact on humans and wildlife around the world – but it’s also affecting our dogs...
Is your dog affected by household allergens?

Is your dog affected by household allergens?

Fleas and certain foods aren’t the only things that can give your dog allergies. Indoor and outdoor household allergens, found in everything from cleaning...
Mutual Rescue is all about the human-animal bond

Mutual Rescue is all about the human-animal bond

The staff and volunteers at Mutual Rescue know about the amazing effect pets have on people – and they’re sharing it with the world. Countless...
Hospice care for your pet – how essential oils can help

Hospice care for your pet – how essential oils can help

Preparing to say goodbye to a beloved dog or cat is never going to be easy, but essential oils are an effective way to...
Home appliances and your animal – how to keep him safe

Home appliances and your animal – how to keep him safe

To your dog or cat, especially if he’s a youngster, home appliances aren’t just household items – they’re interesting objects to explore, climb, play...
Sissy's Story — Solid Gold

Sissy Harrington McGill – the pioneer of natural pet food

A look into the inspiring life of Sissy McGill, the woman who went against the grain to bring natural pet food to America. Back in...
When we love animals “too much” — coping with compassion fatigue

When we love animals “too much” — coping with compassion fatigue

If you work with animals on a daily basis, you may be familiar with compassion fatigue, the emotional distress and burnout that come from...
Music offers noteworthy benefits to dogs and cats

Music offers many benefits to dogs and cats

Music isn’t just for us! Research shows that certain melodies can have a profoundly calming effect on our animal companions. You’re probably familiar with songs...
5 DIY holiday gift ideas for animal lovers

5 DIY holiday gift ideas for animal lovers

Want to add a personal touch to your gift giving this holiday season? Put your craftiness to the test with these five easy and...
Animal Haven

Animal Haven

From community outreach initiatives to behavior modification training, this Manhattan-based non-profit has spent the last half-century developing programs to help animals and people in...
Vet techs and what they do

Vet techs and what they do

You’ve probably met at least one veterinary technician at your vet’s office, but how much do you know about the role she plays in...
Wildfire preparedness for dogs and cats

Wildfire preparedness for dogs and cats

Thanks to climate change, wildfires are growing more common, widespread and devastating. If you live in or near a region that’s prone to brush...

Want to create dedicated living spaces for your dog or cat?

Trends show that a growing number of people are incorporating dedicated living spaces for their animal companions into their home designs. Here are 5...