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Thinking of buying a puppy? You may want to think again

Thinking of buying a puppy? You may want to think again

Your family is ready for a pet, so you head out to the local pet store. Within moments of walking into the shop, an energetic, sweet-eyed puppy steals your heart.…

Decoding pet food claims to find the ideal nutrition for your furry family member

Decoding pet food claims to find the ideal nutrition for your furry family member

In the United States, 62 million households have at least one pet, including 83 million dogs and 95 million cats. That’s a lot of people who love their pets, and…

Vet-approved tips for keeping your pet out of the ER

Vet-approved tips for keeping your pet out of the ER

Picture this: It’s late in the evening when you realize that something is very wrong with your dog. Your normal veterinary clinic is closed, but you’re not sure if the…

Bird feeding faux pas? 5 easy, no-fret fixes

Bird feeding faux pas? 5 easy, no-fret fixes

Fabulous food, pretty presentation and attention to detail can earn you a reputation as an amazing host among your human guests. But when you serve your feathered friends, are you…

When disaster strikes, will your pets be safe? Preparedness tips for pet parents

When disaster strikes, will your pets be safe? Preparedness tips for pet parents

Americans living in areas prone to severe storms, floods, earthquakes or other natural disasters may be well aware of the philosophy, “Hope for the best, but plan for the worst.”…

Taking care of your dog’s teeth: One more way to show you love him

Taking care of your dog’s teeth: One more way to show you love him

Most pet parents enjoy hugs and kisses from their canines. But while your best friend is showering you with love, have you wondered if his teeth are clean? Or about…

How to prepare your pet for summer fun – and beyond

How to prepare your pet for summer fun – and beyond

The dark, cold days of winter are nearly behind us, and many people are looking forward to warmer weather and outdoor activities. Dogs also appreciate their time in the sun.…

Is the protein in your pet’s food causing a deadly disease?

Is the protein in your pet’s food causing a deadly disease?

You’ve seen the commercials and print ads: It seems like every pet food maker is touting meat as a top ingredient. Some even go so far as to eliminate grain…

Easy ways to improve your pet’s quality of life

Easy ways to improve your pet’s quality of life

Pet ownership is more than just a privilege – it is a responsibility. While pet owners spend ample time and money purchasing elaborate outfits, accessories and toys for their pets,…

Holiday dog grooming 101: How to get your pet ready for the party

Holiday dog grooming 101: How to get your pet ready for the party

The holidays are going to the dogs. More than 60 percent of owners include their pets in holiday cards or give them a gift, according to petfinder.com. Furthermore, 80 percent…

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