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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...

5 reasons to get outdoors with your dog!

Spending time outdoors for fresh air, exercise and mental stimulation is vital to your dog’s happiness and well being. “Who wants to go out?” It’s a...

Choosing toys for your dog’s play style

Different dogs have different play styles. When buying toys for your dog, think about the kind of play he enjoys most, and look for...

Getting started with Canicross

Have you heard of Canicross? This popular new sport for dogs and their owners is huge in the United Kingdom, and is quickly gaining...

The best equipment for walking your cat

January is National Walk your Pet Month. If you've been grappling with the idea of walking your cat, now's the time to take the...

Dogs help boost physical activity for kids with disabilities

According to a recent study conducted at Oregon State University, a family dog can help children with disabilities incorporate more physical activity into their...

Interactive play is the cat’s meow

Regular play helps keep your cat fit, but because felines prefer toys that move, you need to make her playtime interactive. If you’re like most...

5 ways to extend your dog’s lifespan

Increase your canine companion’s lifespan and improve his quality of life with these helpful tips! World Pet Memorial Day is a day to remember the...

A simple solution for doggie diarrhea

In a recent study, two veterinarians in Taiwan discovered that small breed dogs living inactive lifestyles and suffering from chronic diarrhea can benefit greatly...

8 ways to keep indoor cats happy and healthy

Indoor cats live safer, longer lives than their outdoor counterparts, but they can get bored and lazy if you’re not careful. These tips will...

Keeping old dogs young — diet, supplements and exercise

Good health and quality of life ensure your dog’s golden years are the best they can be. In the second part of this article,...

How to find a dog walker

Before hiring a dog walker, check to make sure she possesses these 12 qualities and attributes. Most of us lead busy lives these days, which...

Interactive feeders and raw diets

Puzzle toys and interactive feeders are a great way to mentally stimulate your dog and encourage her to work for her food. But are...

Keeping old dogs young — pain management, safety and immune system

Good health and quality of life will ensure your dog lives well into his golden years. A look at pain management, safety and immune...

Exercise classes for people and dogs

Human-dog exercise classes are springing up all over. They’re a fun way for you and your dog to stay fit together, both physically and...

Why do cats knock things off shelves?

Anyone who has cats has seen them jump on a shelf, desk or table, only to start methodically knocking everything onto the floor. From...

Copper — not your beginner’s dog

After a year-and-a-half of marriage and two cross-country moves, my husband and I decided it was finally time to grow our family. We were...

Making a splash with dock diving

This exciting canine water sport is becoming a favorite for thousands of dogs and their people. Learn what dock diving is all about and...

5 steps to greater enrichment

Circling through these five themes of environmental enrichment can help keep your dog physically and mentally stimulated as well as happy, content and well-behaved. As...

How’s your dog’s mobility?

His posture, range of motion and the way he moves can have an influence on his mobility and overall well-being. When was the last...

Winter fitness tips for you and your dog

Fitness in the winter can be challenging.  The weather outside is frightful – snow too deep, puddles too big, walkways too slippery – so...

3 effective supplements for weight loss

When combined with the right diet and exercise program, these weight loss supplements will safely bring down your dog or cat's weight. Do you think...

Letting your cat explore the outdoors

From harnesses to strollers to enclosures, there are several hazard-free ways for your cat to enjoy the great outdoors. The mantra today is that cats...

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 more...