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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...

Can cats get COVID-19?

It’s true that cats can contract COVID-19. Let’s look at how, and what you can do to protect your own feline companion. When I...

The benefits of seafood for cats: why quality matters

Here’s why it’s important to avoid low-quality seafood diets when shopping for your cat, and what to look for in a brand. Many people wonder...

7 easy ways to calm your cat down

Does your cat have a tendency to get nervous or stressed? Use these simple tips to calm her down! Anxiety in our furry pals comes...

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

A growing number of shelters and rescues focus on senior dogs and cats. Take a look at what these organizations do, some of the...

Top 4 health concerns in cats

Can you identify the top four health concerns in cats? Knowing more about these common issues can help you prevent them from afflicting your...

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

This innovative dietary approach to cancer involves a ketogenic diet and calorie restriction to improve longevity and quality of life in dogs and cats...

Top 6 herbs to relieve anxiety in cats

Thanks to their sensitive natures, cats are more prone to stress and anxiety than many other animals. From California poppy to valerian, these herbs...

Pet food ingredient sourcing: the importance of transparency

Dogs and cats are cherished members of the family, which means there’s a greater need for pet food companies to be more transparent. Let’s...

Improve your cat’s well-being with sensory enrichment

Is your cat bored, stressed or anxious? Sensory enrichment helps restore him to calmness and balance by appealing to all his senses. Cats can easily...

Why do cats hide?

Cats have a tendency to hide for seemingly no reason. Let’s take a closer look at this intriguing behavior! Cute, quirky, and even cuddly at...

Cats and COVID-19: what you need to know

Can you catch COVID-19 from your cat, or vice versa? Here's what's currently known about the transmission of this disease between humans and felines. People...

The best dental products for cats

Taking care of your cat’s teeth and gums is an important part of his health regime. These dental products and tips can help make...

Why cats have to eat meat

If you’re a vegan or vegetarian, and have wondered if your cat could be too – the answer is no. Cats must have meat...