Friday, December 14, 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.

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....
copper

Copper — not your beginner’s dog

After a year-and-a-half of marriage and two cross-country moves, my husband and I decided it was finally time to grow our family. We were...
dock diving

Making a splash with dock diving

This exciting canine water sport is becoming a favorite for thousands of dogs and their people. Learn what dock diving is all about and...
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Harlow and friends

These dogs are inseparable and enjoy posing for photos together. Harlow, Sage, Indiana and Reese have captured the hearts of millions with their lovable...
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How To Pick Up & Hold A Cat

Did you know there is a better way to pick up and hold a cat? Picking up your cat is something you do everyday without...
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Animal lover AJ Brooks

Former WWE Diva, AJ Brooks, has a soft heart for dogs. Here’s what she’s doing to make a difference. If you’re a wrestling fan, you’ll...
Prevent slipping with these tips.

Tips to prevent your dog from slipping

Dogs can be injured by slipping and falling on smooth flooring. Take these steps to keep him from getting hurt. Most of us have smooth...
Foxtail barley can be harmful to your dog.

Foxtail barley — A danger to your dog

This long feathery grass looks beautiful, but foxtail barley seeds have tiny barbs can attach to your dog’s coat and burrow into his skin,...
Dog on the beach

Beach etiquette and safety for dogs

Making sure your dog minds his manners when he’s at the beach helps keep things fun and safe for everyone. A growing number of beaches...
Does your dog sleep in your bed?

Does your dog impact your sleep?

Many people love having their dogs and cats sleep with them. But if your slumber is being disturbed by a noisy, restless or bed-hogging...
Dog bites often come with a warning sign.

Reduce the risk of dog bites

Dog bites can be prevented with proper education on how to recognize even the subtlest signs of unease in your dog. There are millions of...
Mishka the Talking Husky

Mishka the talking husky

Mishka the talking husky is a canine diva who's gorgeous and talented, and has millions of adoring fans! With their striking blue eyes and handsome...
Chihuahuas and Xolos — Mexico's dog breeds

Chihuahuas and Xolos — Mexico’s dog breeds

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a look at Chihuahuas and Xolos, breeds native to Mexico. For dog lovers, the Mexican celebration of Cinco de Mayo,...
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How to introduce a new dog to your cat

Your dog and cat can co-exist, but it is vital to go about it the right way for everyone's safety. Here are some great...
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Essential oils: natural insect repellent for dogs

Looking for a natural insect repellent? Check out the best essential oils for protecting your dog against insect pests. Fleas are a fact of life...
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Norbert: a tiny dog with a big heart

Meet Norbert, a tiny but big-hearted therapy dog, social media sensation and children’s book “author” who loves doing high-fives. Norbert is only seven inches tall...
Therapy dogs in funeral homes

Therapy dogs in funeral homes

Therapy dogs offering comfort to grieving families is a growing trend. Therapy dogs are used in many settings, from schools and correctional facilities to hospitals...
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Brooke, the dental therapy dog

This “snuggly” golden retriever works as a therapy dog to calm the fears of young patients at a pediatric dental clinic. Parents come from miles...
Amanda Foundation rescue

Rescue made easy

The shelter isn’t the only place to go. Rescue organizations are finding homes for more animals by bringing adoptable dogs and cats to special...
outdoor cats

Outdoor Cats Debate — Part I

Addressing problems caused by feral, stray and free-roaming felines – and finding solutions that benefit both cats and communities. Over the past few years, we...
hospice care

Hospice for cats

More people turn to hospice care for aging or terminally ill felines. In the past, euthanasia was often the only option for cats with terminal illnesses....
Venus…she was “born this way”!

Venus…she was “born this way”!

Her bi-colored face attracts attention wherever she goes. Venus is now world-famous, and this laid-back kitty with the loving personality is helping to promote animal...
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Is your cat being naughty?

Don’t punish her! Positive reinforcement is the best way to coax any cat back to good behavior. Biting, scratching or hissing -- is your kitty misbehaving?...
new year's resolutions

New Year’s resolutions for a healthier cat

Making a few New Year’s resolutions to improve your cat's lifestyle means you'll both enjoy the benefits of a fresh start! Most of us make a...
candle safety for cats and dogs

Candle safety for your dog or cat

Candle safety is more than keeping burning candles out of his reach. What they’re made of is also of paramount importance. Candles are favorite home décor...
Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence in dogs and cats

Urinary incontinence can have many causes. A successful resolution for your dog or cat depends on the right diagnosis and treatment. Are you finding spots...
Travel with dog

Travel stress-free this holiday

Taking your dog on a road trip to visit friends or family this festive season (or any other time)? This travel checklist will help...