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5 pet fire safety tips

Keeping your pets in mind when practicing fire safety with your family ensures that everyone gets out in case of a fire. May is National Pet...

Soothing your pet’s car travel anxiety

Does the thought of car travel terrify your pet? Travel anxiety can be soothed through innovative traveling bed. As exciting as car travel can be...

Myths about raw food diet for dogs and cats

Rumors about raw food are rampant. Let’s set the facts straight by looking at five common falsehoods about feeding dogs and cats a raw...

Grieving the loss of a pet

Friends and family often try to make us feel better about the loss of a pet with advice that may hurt us rather than...

Does your dog need to wear a coat?

Unsure whether or not you need to invest in a coat for your dog? Here are a few signs that you should! Our canine companions...

What’s new in dog research?

Over the next two years, studies funded by Morris Animal Foundation will offer dog parents new insights on how to best care for their...

Mental health benefits of adopting a pet while living alone

Do you live alone? Adopting a dog or cat is one way to keep mental health issues and loneliness at bay. Especially in today’s climate,...

How caring for a pet can teach children responsibility and compassion

The benefits of living with a dog or cat are numerous – for adults and kids alike! Here’s how caring for a pet can...

6 things to consider before gifting a dog for Christmas

Are you thinking about buying yourself or someone else a dog for Christmas? Consider these things first! Adding a puppy to your family is not...

How natural remedies promote healthy balance in animals

A veterinarian’s insight on how natural remedies can enhance the health and well-being of dogs and cats. I have been a small animal veterinary practitioner...

How to train your dog to enjoy vet visits

An important key to taking the anxiety out of vet visits is to train your dog to calmly accept handling and gentle restraint, and...

Why is my dog or cat losing his hair?

Hair loss in dogs and cats has many potential causes. Getting a definitive diagnosis from your veterinarian is the first step to solving the...

The buzz about honey and propolis

Can honey and bee propolis help your dog or cat? Let's take a look! Honey is a very special healer, both inside and out. The...

5 social distancing tips for walking your dog

Exercise is an essential activity for you and your dog during COVID-19, but you also need to keep social distancing in mind. Here's how. Because...

Supplements to support your dog’s joints

Do your dogs joints need a little extra support? Here’s how the right supplements can make a world of difference! Whether your aging companion has...

“Genius dogs” learn a new word every day

Is your dog a genius? New research determines what sets highly intelligent dogs apart! Do you think your dog has more brains than average? You...

Common canine conditions that respond well to acupuncture

A wide variety of health problems in dogs, from allergies to kidney disease, respond well to acupuncture. Here’s a look at the most common...

How managing your dog or cat’s emotional state takes the stress...

Seeing the veterinarian on a regular basis is a necessary part of being an animal parent. Recognizing and managing your dog or cat’s emotional...

Is sleeping next to your dog good for you?

If thinking about Fido sleeping alone in a different room makes you toss and turn at night, we have good news! There are health...

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...