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Tips for Exercising your cat

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Getting to Know Your Belgian Malinois

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Belgian Malinois (pronounced mal-in-wah). The Malinois is lower on our AKC most popular list, ranking #47, but they have gained in popular...

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Tips for New Puppy Owners

Anticipation, excitement, overwhelmed, impatience, fun, frustration, laughter, worry, hilarity, exhausted, enjoyment, love. These are a few examples of the range of feelings that new puppy owners experience in the fir...

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What to make of the FDA's Grain Free Announcement?

In July 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced reports from veterinarians on a potential link between dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs and the consumption of pet foods that contained certain grains...

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Marigolds

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is marigolds. We recently wrote about garden safety and noted that marigolds are a natural insect repellent, but are they ok...

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Getting to Know Your Pembroke Welsh Corgi

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. The Corgi has been steadily gaining popularity in recent years, moving up 10 spots in the AKC Most Popular Breeds to...

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September is National Pet Health Insurance Month

The North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) is once again sponsoring National Pet Health Insurance Month this September. According to NAPHIA over 2 million pets are covered by pet insurance in the Uni...

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Six Tips for Exercising Your Senior Dog

We often write about healthy eating and the importance of exercise for your pet. As your pets age, getting them the right amount of exercise can be a challenge. Arthritis slows them down and illness may keep them hous...

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Garden Safety Tips for Families with Pets

Summer may be drawing to a close, but family gardens are still going strong and depending on where you live you may be lucky enough to garden all year round. Let’s take a look at some of the potential hazards to your ...

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Getting to Know Your Scottish Fold Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Scottish Fold Cat. These cute cats get their name from the way their ears ‘fold’ over. Life expectancy: 11 - 14 years Size: The Scottish ...

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Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Venison

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is venison. Venison is not a commonly used protein in pet food, but it is a healthy alternative for your pet. What is Veniso...

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Tips for Better Vet Visits

Some pets are just fine visiting the vet; they view it as a social gathering, prancing around greeting all the vets, technicians and other animals like it’s a party. But many of our dogs and cats aren’t as happy at th...