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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...
What does it take to make the best pee pad on the planet?

What does it take to make the best pee pad on the planet?

Ever wonder what it takes to make the most effective, eco-friendly pee pad available? Here's how WizSmart has turned years of experience into a...
Supporting joint health as dogs and cats age

Supporting joint health as dogs and cats age

Lean on your veterinarian and start your animal on joint supplements early in life.  As our dogs and cats age, we sometimes notice behaviors...
Teach your dog to walk without pulling

Teach your dog to walk without pulling

These five steps will help you train your dog to be a great leash-walker, without any pulling or lunging. We’re all spending more time...
How Fear Free® makes vet visits less stressful

How Fear Free® makes vet visits less stressful

Going to the vet can cause fear, anxiety and stress in both animals and their humans…and that may result in less-than-optimal care, or even...
Is your rescue dog too thin?

Is your rescue dog too thin?

There’s lots of info out there about helping heavy dogs lose weight -- but what about those that are too thin? Some dogs, especially...
Ketosis and calorie restriction improves outcome for dogs and cats with cancer

Ketosis and calorie restriction improves outcome for dogs and cats with cancer

This innovative dietary approach to cancer involves a ketogenic diet and calorie restriction to improve longevity and quality of life in dogs and cats...
Natural support for your dog or cat’s aging liver

Natural support for your dog or cat’s aging liver

The liver is one of the body’s hardest-working organs, so it’s not surprising that it needs some extra help as your dog or cat...
WizSmart – the pee pad that benefits you, your pet and the planet

WizSmart – the pee pad that benefits you, your pet and the planet

This pee pad company makes their products from recycled defective baby diapers and biodegradable plastic, making them the most eco-friendly (and effective) option on...
How a Bearded Collie helped her human through depression

How a Bearded Collie helped her human through depression

The heartwarming story of Keith and Sasha — a black-and-white Bearded Collie that helped her human through depression post-9/11. We know that dogs play an...
8 steps to keeping your senior dog young

8 steps to keeping your senior dog young

A wholistic approach ranging from diet and exercise to mental stimulation and immune support can help keep your senior dog young, happy and healthy....
How dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19

How dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19

Dogs have been trained to detect a range of diseases in humans, from Parkinson’s to cancer. Now, researchers in the UK are training them...
Is a herding dog right for you?

Is a herding dog right for you?

Thinking of adopting or rescuing a herding breed or mix? While these dogs make great companions, keep these considerations in mind before signing the...
Why does your dog keep escaping from the yard?

Why does your dog keep escaping from the yard?

If your dog seems bent on escaping from your yard and running off, you need to figure out why, while finding ways to keep...
Is your dog a good passenger?

Is your dog a good passenger?

How to keep your canine passenger safe and stress-free during road trips. You’ve got big plans – a road trip with your dog full...
4 simple stretches for dogs

4 simple stretches for dogs

Help keep your dog limber with these gentle stretches.   Give yourself a stretch. Notice how good it feels, and how it helps you feel...
Help your hot dog cool down -- with acupressure

Help your hot dog cool down — with acupressure

They may be called the “dog days of summer”, but extreme heat isn’t healthy for your canine companion. Learn how acupressure can help cool...
When your dogs don’t get along

When your dogs don’t get along

If you have two or more dogs, chances are they’ve made friends with each other…but what if they haven’t? Find out why they don't...
How ozone therapy helps dogs and cats

How ozone therapy helps dogs and cats

Innovative, effective and safe, ozone therapy is being used in veterinary medicine for everything from ear infections to cancer. Ozone therapy might sound like...
7 mushrooms you can share with your dog

7 mushrooms you can share with your dog

For a powerhouse of healing nutrition, mushrooms can’t be beat. Find out which varieties are good for your dog, and try the recipes! Mushrooms are...
Does your dog have separation anxiety?

Does your dog have separation anxiety?

Separation anxiety is common in canines, but don’t despair. Follow these four important steps to a calmer, more relaxed dog. Separation anxiety in dogs is...
Jasper — adventure instagram dog

Jasper

Meet Jasper — an adventurous Instagram dog inspiring thousands of pet parents to #getoutside! As with most rescue dogs, Jasper’s story began when a special...
How your dog’s gut microbiome affects his behavior

How your dog’s gut microbiome affects his behavior

Canine behavioral problems like anxiety and aggression can have many causes, and an out-of-balance microbiome may be one of them. Learn how your dog’s...
Why crate training your dog is important 

Why crate training your dog is important 

Find out why you it’s a good idea to crate train your dog, and how to do it so she’ll be safe, happy and...
Can CBD alleviate seizures in dogs?

Can CBD alleviate seizures in dogs?

Seizures in dogs are scary, and there are many possible causes. The good news is that CBD can be effective at reducing their frequency...
Backyard play for dogs

Backyard play for dogs

Looking for at-home ways to keep your dog fit, active and happy? These backyard play ideas will get him going! Play is very important...
What telemedicine can (and can’t) do for your dog or cat

What telemedicine can (and can’t) do for your dog or cat

Telemedicine is an expanding healthcare movement for dogs and cats as well as humans. It has its drawbacks and legal limitations, but it also...
Choosing the right lifejacket for your dog

Choosing the right lifejacket for your dog

There are dozens of different doggie lifejackets available. Here’s how to choose the option that’s best for your canine companion! Summer is just around the...
8 ways to care for your dog or cat during the pandemic

7 ways to care for your dog or cat during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned all our lives upside down. Here are some tips to help ensure your dog or cat stays safe and...
How acupressure helps dogs with skin allergies

How acupressure helps dogs with skin allergies

Traditional Chinese Medicine regards skin allergies as a breakdown in the immune system. Used in conjunction with other therapies, an immune-supporting acupressure session can...
Top 10 foods for your dog’s skin and coat

Top 10 foods for your dog’s skin and coat

Keep your canine companion's skin and coat healthy with these power-packed whole foods. Your dog’s skin and hair health doesn’t depend solely on external...
Neurogan delivers a healthy dose of quality, transparency and hygge to a convoluted CBD market

Neurogan delivers a healthy dose of quality, transparency and hygge to a convoluted CBD...

This California-based CBD and superfoods company draws inspiration from their Danish roots to create a one-of-a-kind product line for pets. Walk into any pet store,...