How Do I Know When It's Really a Veterinary Emergency?
Not sure what qualifies as a pet health 911? Dr. Marty Becker offers a quick list of symptoms that should have you dialing the vet's office -- right now.
Before And After Photos Show How Much The Day Of Adoption Can Mean To A Shelter Pet
These heartwarming before and after photos show just how much the day of adoption can mean to a shelter pet.
How Often Should Your Pet See a Veterinarian?
Your four-legged friend needs wellness visits, too. Here's what to expect at each stage of life.
How to Choose the Right Dog Kennel and Prepare Your Pooch for Boarding
Learn what to look for in a dog hotel or kennel and how to prepare your dog so he has a comfortable, happy and healthy vacation at a boarding facility.
Why Walking Your Dog is Great Exercise
Having trouble sticking to an exercise program? Research shows that dogs are actually Nature’s perfect personal trainers—loyal, hardworking, energetic and enthusiastic. And, unlike your friends, who may skip an exercise session because of appointments, extra chores or bad weather, dogs never give you an excuse to forego exercising.
7 Expert Tips for Training Your Dog
According to The Humane Society of the United States, bad behavior is one of the primary reasons that people relinquish dogs to shelters. This is not entirely surprising, but it is preventable––almost all dogs, whether they be a specific breed, age, or temperament, are capable of good behavior. All it takes is a little work and consistency from the humans around them In honor of January being National Train Your Dog Month, we’re sharing these tips from Heidi Ganahl, CEO and Founder of Camp Bow Wow , a doggie daycare and boarding facility with locations all over the country, as well as the head of Behavior Buddies, Camp Bow Wow’s training component. Her tips will help you build a stronger relationship with your canine companion, and they’ll definitely help you curb some disobedience:…
Do You Know How to Pet a Dog? Techniques Dogs Will Love
Petting a dog isn't as simple as you think. Follow trainer Mikkel Becker's tips on how to pet a dog and you'll have a canine friend for life.
How to Move When You Have Dogs and Cats
Packing up and relocating can be a logistical nightmare, and having pets may only complicate matters. Here are tips to make moving less stressful.
Food Sourcing: Six Tips When Choosing Your Pet’s Diet
The chicken jerky crisis and the 2007 pet food recall have raised consumer awareness levels about food sourcing. The pets who passed away are truly angel sentinels who saved thousands of others from...
2. Why Cats Need Routine Veterinary Checkups
Cats need regular veterinary visits in order to live longer, happier, and healthier lives. Eighty-three percent of cats are taken to the veterinarian in the ...