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4 simple stretches for dogs

Help keep your dog limber with these gentle stretches.   Give yourself a stretch. Notice how good it feels, and how it helps you feel...

Introduction to doga: yoga for dogs!

Do you like dogs and yoga? You’ll love doga! Take a look of the benefits of this trendy new practice. Yoga is a tranquil mind-body...

How to satisfy your working dog’s instincts

Keep your working dog’s mind and body engaged with regular training, exercise and interactive play! Working dogs make fantastic pets! But these highly intelligent, active...

6 tips to combat pet weight gain during COVID-19

These tips will help you address pet weight gain and obesity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few months, as we’ve been collectively...

Tips for walking your dog in the rain

Bad weather can throw a wrench in your dog’s daily walking routine. To help you get exercise and stay safe, we put together five...

6 alternatives to catnip cat toys

Is your cat allergic to catnip? Don’t fret! There are plenty of other cat toys to choose from. Catnip cat toys are a go-to for...

7 fun things to do with your dog when you’re stuck...

Stuck indoors with your fur babes? Here’s a list of ways you can entertain them – and yourself! If the weather is bad or you’re...

4 ways to exercise your dog’s mind

You walk your dog every day, but are you giving him the opportunity to exercise his mind? Here’s how to make sure he’s getting...

Get a jump on spring training with your dog

Five ways you and your pet can shed those winter pounds together. Humans aren’t the only ones who tend to pack on a few extra...

Easy ways to prevent common health issues in senior dogs

There’s a few health issues that many older dogs have in common. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps toward prevention! Did you...

6 ways to keep your senior cat healthy and happy

If your feline is ten or older, he’s officially a senior cat! Take these six steps to ensure his golden years are long and...

How to adjust your senior dog’s exercise routine

Senior dogs need less exercise than their younger counterparts, but that doesn’t mean they should be sedentary! These tips will help you adjust your...

Water sports for you and your dog

Looking for a way to stay cool this summer? Grab your canine companion and try one – or all – of these exciting water...

Activity trackers for dogs

Is your dog “getting her steps in”? Find out how canine activity trackers are helping pet parents monitor their dogs' health! Activity trackers have taken...

Get creative with Dog Parkour!

Looking for something new to do this spring? Dog Parkour is a fun and imaginative canine sport that transforms your surroundings into a playground...

Exercise – it’s more important than ever

The number of overweight animals continues to rise, and along with it comes an increase in obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, joint problems and...

How far do dog owners walk each year?

A new survey proves that dog owners walk a lot! An average of 870 miles a year, to be exact! A recent survey conducted by OnePoll.com...

4 steps to a happy, healthy “low maintenance” dog

These four simple tips will help ensure your life with your dog is as joyful, rewarding and “low maintenance” as possible. Studies show that...

Choosing the right cat toys

Cats need to play as much as dogs do. Help keep your feline happy and healthy by selecting cat toys that satisfy her natural...

Popularity of pet wearables rises

Pet wearables are gaining popularity... and no wonder! These devices are helping pet parents track their companion's vitals, activity levels and location. The trend of...

Tips for pet parents with full-time jobs

Taking care of a dog when you have a full-time job can be challenging – but it’s not impossible! Here’s a few tips to...

5 creative ways to exercise your dog without going on a...

Bored of walking your dog multiple times a day? While regular strolls are a vital component of good health, it can be fun to...

Tips for a pet-friendly Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for family and friends to get together and enjoy one another’s company while eating the most delicious feast. Here’s...

How much exercise does your dog need?

Breed, size, age and health status all play a role in how much physical activity your dog requires to stay fit, happy and healthy....

10 ways to be a more responsible dog parent

Every once in a while, it’s good to check in to make sure you’re being a responsible dog parent! Here’s some advice that’ll help...

6 ways dogs improve your quality of life

Between their excitement when you come home every day and their enthusiasm for snuggling, it’s hard not to feel the love from dogs. But...

Natural remedies for canine anxiety

Is your dog a “nervous Nelly?“ Anxiety is common in our canine companions, so here’s  how to help him chill using a holistic, natural...

Walking and exercise programs make shelter dogs more adoptable

Daily walks and exercise help more rescue and shelter dogs find forever homes by giving them physical and mental stimulation and teaching them valuable...

6 dog-friendly summer activities

Tips for making your favorite summer activities safe and fun so you and your dog can enjoy all these great outdoor getaways. Now that summer...

Oxygenation – an important key to your dog’s health

Both exercise and diet play vital roles in keeping your dog’s body (and your own!) oxygenated and in a healthy alkaline state. We often...

Biking and jogging with your dog

Biking or jogging with your dog can be excellent exercise and lots of fun, but remember to keep his comfort and safety in mind. Spring...

Canine acupressure for spring conditioning

With the return of warmer weather, your dog will be more active than he was during the winter. Here’s how physical conditioning, along with...