Monday, September 24, 2018

Lifestyle

Active Lifestyle allows the bond with your pet to be maintained in a positive way. As one of our Four Pillars of Animal Wellness, Active Lifestyle will help provide a lasting and enjoyable bond with your companion.

cannabis

Cannabis for Cats

How medical marijuana may improve your kitty’s health. Cannabis, also known as medical marijuana, remains a controversial topic. But more people are realizing how effective...
Natural solutions for pet pests

Natural solutions for pet pests

Fleas, ticks, heartworms, mosquitoes – warmer weather means these pests will be looking for a piece of your dog or cat. Some can cause...
cat litter

The latest in cat litter

Get the scoop with our look at today’s cat litter options.   Shopping for kitty litter can be a challenge, given the variety of different...
bolt and keel

Bolt and Keel – adventure cats

Exploring the great outdoors comes naturally to these two intrepid kitties, whose wilderness trips with their humans have made them two of social media’s...
carbon footprint

Reduce your pet’s carbon footprint

Domestic dogs and cats have a significant impact on the environment. Let’s look at what we can do to make our furry friends more...
taking your dog to work

Taking your dog to work?

7 suggestions for safety and etiquette in the dog-friendly workplace.  Taking your dog to work is a win-win situation for both of you. He gets...
hemp

Hip hemp products for dogs

Hemp is a durable, eco-friendly fiber that has woven its way into a range of natural and sustainable products for dogs. One of the most...
dogs in hot cars

Dogs in hot cars

Despite widespread publicity about the dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars during the summer months, people still do it. Know how to help...
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Adopting a kitten into a senior cat household

Cats can get set in their ways. And the older they are, the truer this becomes. If you have an older cat, and are...
dog nail trimming

Step-by-step dog nail trimming

A dog’s nails grow constantly, much the same as yours do. While dog nails get worn down somewhat from walking on hard surfaces, most dogs require nail...
essential oils for dogs

Essential oils for your dog

Essential oils can be very beneficial to dogs. Here’s a look at a selection of oils and their benefits, along with advice on how...
dangers at dog parks

Avoiding danger at dog parks

Who doesn’t enjoy taking their dogs to local dog parks? It’s a great place for exercise and socializing, but there are also some potential...
cookie

Cookie – NYC’s Coolest Canine

Whether he’s posing for a style photo or drinking all-natural smoothies, this famous red miniature poodle is one quirky – and lucky – dog! Meet...
tibetan singing bowl

Tibetan singing bowl therapy

If you’ve never heard Tibetan singing bowls, you’re in for a treat, and so is your dog or cat. This unique modality uses sound...
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Prevent health issues to save money on vet bills

Keeping veterinary costs down means taking steps to build your dog or cat’s health and help prevent illness. Caring for your dog or cat can...

Playing with your dog

Playing with your dog is an extraordinary way to build a wonderful relationship. Numerous studies have shown that a good play relationship also equals...

How to trim dog nails

If you've ever wondered how to trim a dog's nails, today is your lucky day. Learning the proper way to trim dog nails is essential...
iqaluit

Dogs of Iqaluit

Responding to a call for help from an Arctic animal rescue. Helping pets is what we do. So when a call for help came in...
Volunteer veterinary care comes to Koh Mak

Volunteer veterinary care comes to Koh Mak

This grassroots volunteer effort is bringing desperately-needed veterinary services to a tropical island off the coast of Thailand. When Kevin and Misti Horton decided to...
indoor winter activities for your dog

Indoor winter activities for you and your dog

Whether you and your dog need some exercise, or just a way to chase away boredom, these winter activities will do the trick. Once...
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Envy and Zain

These striking border collies are the best of buddies, and thanks to their photographer “mom”, their portraits of unconditional love have made them social...
Pet-friendly holiday decorating

Pet-friendly holiday decorating

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a tree, greenery, candles and ornaments. If you have a dog or cat, you need to consider...

Shelter Me: Community Matters

Shelter Me is an uplifting film series that celebrates shelter pets and the people who help them. Shelter Me partners with animal welfare groups to organize effective spay-neuter clinics and...
Autoimmune diseases in dogs.

Helping your dog adjust to loss or separation

Whether it’s a death in the family, a child leaving home, or a divorce, your dog will notice that one of his “pack” members...
beagle brigade

Beagle Brigade

These keen-nosed working dogs known as the Beagle Brigade, are experts at stopping contraband foods and plants at the border. Keeping contraband foods and plants...
autism service dog

Service dogs for children with autism

Dogs specially trained to work with children on the autism spectrum have been successfully helping youngsters and their families cope with this difficult condition. Anyone...
korean dog meat story

Korean dog meat: replacing cruelty with compassion

Luna started her life on a dog meat farm in South Korea, before being rescued and adopted into a loving home. Millions more need saving –...
dog walker

How to find a dog walker

Before hiring a dog walker, check to make sure she possesses these 12 qualities and attributes. Most of us lead busy lives these days, which...
interactive feeders

Interactive feeders and raw diets

Puzzle toys and interactive feeders are a great way to mentally stimulate your dog and encourage her to work for her food. But are...
energetic bond between dogs and people

The energetic bond between people and dogs

Does your dog seem to read your mind? Does he mirror your personality or illnesses? Many people say they share an energetic bond with...
exercise classes for you and dog

Exercise classes for people and dogs

Human-dog exercise classes are springing up all over. They’re a fun way for you and your dog to stay fit together, both physically and...
waffles the cat

Way to go, Waffles!

Labeled “ugly” as a kitten, this little Scottish Fold boy had a hard time finding a home – until he met the right person....