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Collagen Peptides: A Boost for Aging Pets

Is collagen a magic potion? That mythical elixir of youth made real? No. But does collagen have a real potential to help man’s best...

Solutions-Based Cat Food – Healing Your Cat from the Inside Out

Felines are notoriously fussy. Don’t get us wrong: we love them for their discerning natures. (Until you’ve been loved by a cat, have you...

The Healing Power of Cold Laser Therapy for Dogs

“The power of light is always bigger than the power of darkness.” Maharishi Mahesh Yogi may not have been speaking about the photon light...

Does Your Dog Have Tear Stains? What Causes Them and How...

Tear stains in dogs – those reddish-brown streaks running from their eyes down to their ever-boopable snouts – are a fairly common sight, especially...

All Life Stages Cat Food Explained

Choosing the right cat food is crucial for the health and well-being of our feline friends. A choice not made any easier by the...

Everything You Need to Know About Pet Food Toppers

Pet food toppers. You’ve heard of them; your dog park pals swear by them; Grandma’s cat is a fan. But you’re wondering: is this...

Food Allergies in Pets – Signs, Sources, & Solutions

Think your pet has food allergies? Maybe. Maybe not. Research shows that just one in 10 pets suffering from allergies can attribute their troubles...

Solutions to Frequent Cat Ear Infection Issues

A cat ear infection is one of the most commonly diagnosed cat issues at veterinary clinics. Given that cats are such stoic creatures, however, an...

Buying a Water Fountain for Your Cat?

Because many cats are attracted to running water, it’s a great way to help encourage them to stay hydrated. Here’s what to keep in...

Why Cats Need Play

How to keep your feline friend interested in play as she grows from kittenhood into an adult cat. Watching a kitten playing with a...

Nail Care for Cats

If your cat’s claws get too long, it can cause problems ranging from injury to infection. Regular nail care keeps her comfortable and helps...

Keep Your Cat Cool on hot Summer Days

Extreme heat and humidity can make your cat uncomfortable and may even be life-threatening. Here are 9 ways to keep him cool on sizzling...

5 Steps to Making Your Fish Tank Dog and Cat Proof

Learn how to protect your fish tank from curious cats and determined dogs! These five tips will prevent accidents and interactions between your dog...

Top 5 ways to prevent dental disease in dogs and cats

Dental disease affects most dogs and cats, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Take a holistic approach to preventive care by following...

Organs! The forgotten superfoods for dogs and cats

Organ meats are often an afterthought in deciding on our pets' food, but they pack a huge nutritional wallop. We all know it’s best to...

Caring for your pet when YOU have cancer

When you have cancer, caring for your pet can be a challenge. Help is available through CancerCare. CancerCare®, the leading national nonprofit organization providing free,...

Should your cat sleep on your bed?

Few things are more cuddly than a slumbering cat. Let’s look at the pros and cons of allowing your kitty to sleep on your...

Disaster in the air? Put your dog in good care.

If disaster strikes, do you have a plan for your pet? There are no shortage of stories of groups having to come into a...

Adopting a special needs animal

If you’re thinking of adopting a dog or cat with special needs, know that you’re an awesome human being! But there are a few...

Why does your cat stare at you?

Does your feline friend constantly challenge you to staring contests? Here’s why! One of the most common behaviors cats are known for is staring at...

Probiotics and prebiotics – why they’re so important for your dog...

A balanced microbiome has a positive impact on your dog or cat's health that goes well beyond digestive function. Probiotics and prebiotics can help...

Using essential oils with cats

Many people believe essential oils and cats do not mix, and that’s true when it comes to questionable products and incorrect usage. But top-quality...

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? 5 steps to make it easier on your dog...

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...

Study shows positive effects of emotional support animals

April 16 is National Stress Awareness Day and a good time to talk about the role of emotional support animals. CertaPet and The Assistance Dog...

Ageless Paws – helping pet lovers return the favor

Ageless Paws founder, Cardiologist Dr. Stephen Sinatra, took 40 years of human heart health expertise and created a company devoted to the pets his...

IBD in cats – an integrative approach to treatment

From diet therapy and natural remedies to pharmaceuticals when needed, an integrative approach is the best way to successfully treat IBD in cats. Vomiting...

What you need to know about natural prebiotics for cats

Uncovering what you need to know about prebiotics, including which ones may be best for your cat and why they need them in the...

Kitty quirks

From the “zoomies” to kneading, our cats engage in some endearing but sometimes puzzling behaviors. Take a look at some common kitty quirks and...

The case against declawing

A growing number of countries have banned declawing, but there’s still a distance to go before this painful procedure is completely eliminated. Learn why...

Cat pheromones 101

If you have a cat, you’ve probably heard the term “pheromones” used once or twice. But what are they, exactly, and what do they...

A new study reveals that training methods are linked to aggression...

According to a recent study conducted by the University of Guelph, aggression in cats can be prevented with the right training techniques. Cat parents can...