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How to create the perfect doggy charcuterie board for Valentine’s Day

Cozy up with your pup this Valentine’s Day and enjoy a dog-friendly charcuterie board! With his unwavering loyalty and never-ending love, there’s no better Valentine’s...

Why your dog should eat fruits and veggies

Most people think of dogs as meat-eaters -- and of course meat needs to make up a large percentage of their diet. But fruit...

What to know before starting your dog or cat on a...

A few important things to keep in mind when shopping for a supplement for your animal companion. There are two reasons to add a supplement...

Does your dog eat too fast?

Dogs that eat too fast are at risk of choking, stomach problems, and bloat. Here are five ways to encourage your dog to eat...

Boost your dog’s immunity with acupressure

Maintaining a strong and balanced immune system in your dog is one of the keys to keeping him healthy. Learn how a simple acupressure...

Fun things to do with your dog this fall

Here’s a list of creative ways to enjoy the fall season – and spend some quality time with your dog! All over the northern hemisphere,...

Top 5 ways our pets help us cope

No matter what challenges you’re navigating, a pet can help you cope. Here are five examples of how dogs and cats provide support and...

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...

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...

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...

Research suggests dog people are happier than cat people

Are you a cat person or dog person? According to this study, those who fall into the latter group are statistically happier! It’s a classic...

How does your dog’s mind work?

How well do you understand your dog's mind? Ongoing research reveals that the cognitive and emotional lives of canines are much richer and more...

Feeding your dog’s nervous system

Many things can affect the health and function of your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it does its job properly.  When you think...

Why does your dog itch?

The jingling tags on his collar serve as a constant reminder – your pup can’t kick the itch. Here’s a few reasons why he...

University helps combat exam stress with therapy dogs

This university has found a surefire way to help combat the stress and anxiety surrounding exam season... therapy dogs! Every spring, students everywhere are riddled...

Survey links pet ownership to professional success

Good news, pet parents! According to new findings, your animal companion might be improving your success in the workplace. A recent survey conducted by Kelton...

Want to help a shelter dog?

Countless dogs are left unadopted in shelters every single year. Adopt a shelter dog month aims to find forever homes for these animals.  October is...

Bathing your dog: a step-by-step guide

When bathing your dog, follow these 8 steps for a smooth and stress-free experience. Bathing your dog isn’t rocket science. But it’s a good...

Rate your dog’s food!

How does your dog’s food rate in terms of good nutrition? Use this scoring system to help you make the best dietary choices for...

Top 5 canine cancer prevention tips

Cancer is a common disease in dogs, but here’s how you can significantly reduce your companion’s risk of becoming another statistic. Did you know your dog...

Pet dental health month

During National Pet Dental Health Month in February, our pets’ smiles take center stage. Periodontal disease is the most common health problem in dogs and...

Top stocking stuffers for dogs and cats

This year, why not stuff a stocking for Fido and Fluffy? Here are some great ideas to get you started! This time of year, you...

Top dog names of 2017

Looking for a trendy name for your new canine friend? Curious whether your dog’s moniker is among the most popular? Check out the top...

Leash-walking basics for you and your dog

Is your dog an unruly leash-walker? Does he pull you off your feet every time something distracts him? These tips will help transform him...

Dangers of leaving your dog in a hot car

Dogs love to be with us, and vice versa. But being a responsible pet parent means knowing when to bring your dog along for...

Debunking microchip myths

Microchips are like a GPS for your dog. They transmit signals that allow you to track your dog’s movements online. Right? Wrong. In reality, microchips aren’t that...

5 tips to prevent canine cancer

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and that means it’s time to spread the word about this dreaded and increasingly common disease. Cancer has become...

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...

It’s tick season — here’s how to prepare

April showers bring May flowers… and ticks. Experts are warning about the re-emergence of blacklegged ticks, otherwise known as deer ticks. As the snow...

The secret language of dogs: from paw to tail

Dogs have a rich secret language that is only just being discovered, and research results shine more light on just how incredible our canines...

Emergency care for severe allergic reactions

Bee stings, certain foods or accidental drug ingestion can cause extreme allergic reactions, also called anaphylaxis, in some dogs. Here’s how to stabilize an...

Calming games for a hyperactive dog

Over-excitement can be a problem if you can’t get your hyperactive dog to settle down. These 3 games help by rewarding relaxed behavior. Identifying a...