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Peeling back the “Made in the USA” label

Just because your pet’s treats are made in the USA, it doesn’t mean they’re safe. Here’s a few other things to look for when...

5 things to look for when choosing pet treats

Indulge your pet more mindfully by selecting quality treats that support his health and the planet. The saying, “you are what you eat” is as...

Choosing the right cat enclosure

Considering getting a cat enclosure for your kitty? Here’s how to choose the best one for her! There are a number of different cat enclosures...

Are you feeding a “quality” pet food?

Let’s take a look at the term “quality” as it applies to pet food products, and why it’s important to seek the best for...

How to protect your dog from the cold

If it’s too cold for you, it’s too cold for your dog! Here’s how to ensure he stays safe and warm during the bitter...

Keep your dog safe and sound!

From heavy duty harnesses to high-tech ID tags, products designed to keep your dog safe are everywhere.  When it comes to giving our dogs the...

How to keep your dog happy and safe on a hike

Keep these tips in mind when heading out for your next hike and ensure that it's a safe, enjoyable experience for you and your...

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...

8 tips to keep your pets happy and healthy this spring

Spring has sprung! Keep your pet safe and happy all season long with these helpful tips. Spring is a wonderful season – especially if you’re...

A 3-step guide to moving with pets

Are you moving with your pets? Moving is hard enough on its own, but having your companion animals in tow presents a whole new set...

Are “pet-friendly” ice melts really safe?

Just because an ice melt claims to be “pet-friendly” doesn’t mean it is. Here’s what to be aware of when looking for safe ways...

Outdoor winter activities for you and your dog

Spending time outside doesn’t have to stop because it’s cold or snowy. Here are 5 winter activities you can enjoy together, and what you...

8 winter safety tips for you and your dog

There’s nothing like romping with your dog in the first snowfall of the season. Just be sure to keep these safety tips in mind!...

4 safe sports for senior dogs

Like people, dogs get more fragile as they age. But this doesn’t mean they can’t participate in canine sports. Check out these safe options...

Preparing for disasters

Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires…so many regions have been devastated lately by large-scale natural disasters. American Humane is urging pet owners to take two simple yet...

Safety tips for walking your dog at night

If you're in the habit of walking your dog when it's dark out, be sure to follow these steps to keep him – and...

Summer safety tips for animal companions

The summer is in full swing. ‘Tis the season for family road trips, sunny days at the beach, and long weekend celebrations. If you...

Pet-friendly holiday decorating

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a tree, greenery, candles and ornaments. If you have a dog or cat, you need to consider...

Safety tips for the beach

Being able to take your dog the beach is a privilege. Good manners and attention to safety from both of you will ensure you’re...

Candle safety for your dog or cat

Candle safety is more than keeping burning candles out of his reach. What they’re made of is also of paramount importance. Candles are favorite home décor...

Keep your pets safe this Fourth of July!

It’s time for Americans to celebrate their independence, which means barbeques, pool parties, and, of course, fireworks. Learn how to keep your pet safe...

Do’s and Don’ts for safe dog toys

Looking for the perfect playthings for your pooch? Check out our top do's and don'ts for safe dog toys! DO Be size-wise. Ensure the...

Training the off-leash dog

Safety and reliable recall are the two most IMPORTANT factors when training your dog to be off-leash. You’re taking a walk in your local park...

Training tools for your dog

Take a look at the key training tools you need to train your dog — collars, harnesses, leashes and tethers – and what to...

The lowdown on jerky

Why are dogs getting sick from jerky treats, and is anything being done about it? You’ve probably been hearing a lot about the risks of...

Keep your pet safe from a house fire

Did you know that the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that more than 500,000 pets are affected by home fires each year? Here's...

Boat safety for dogs

Heading out on the water with your canine co-captain this summer? Boat safety is important for dogs, too! Here are 4 important ways to...

Recognizing safe toys for your dog

Do you know what to look for when buying toys for your canine companion? Here are a few things to consider next time you...

Is paint toxic to your cat and dog?

Next time your are giving your house a face lift, be sure to keep your dog and cat away from the paint you are...

A stress-free Halloween for your dog

Happy Halloween! Depending on your dog or cat, this spooky holiday may be no big deal – or it might be a frightening and stressful...

Looking into pet food ingredients

One good thing comes out of pet food recalls – they urge manufacturers and regulatory bodies to pay more attention to the ingredients that...

Ramps for your dog

Is he having trouble jumping on the bed or getting into your vehicle? Pet ramps or a set of steps can make life a...