Till Midnight: Win a $100 Goodie Bag in our Pet Costume Contest!
And today, take home a free toy with any costume! Trick or treating all day with special goodies for pets from our Treat Bar (and goodies for their humans too!). Have fun tonight, and please remember to be SAFE and be SEEN. Wear reflective clothing, or collars, or leashes; or a blinking light (we've got all this, FYI). Happy Howlaween!
April 11th is National Pet Day. How do you pamper your pet?
National Pet Day is the perfect time to remember all those pets in shelters across the country who desperately need new forever homes.
Tips on Training Your Pets
Dr. Al Townshend When it comes to our pets, many consider training to be what we once referred to as obedience training. Today we know that training should go far beyond just learning a few commands. Everything begins before the pet comes home. What are the house rules? Is getting on the bed or other …
How Do You Know When It's Time to Euthanize a Pet
Deciding to put your pet down is an incredibly difficult decision to make. Dr. Andy Roark offers advice on when to euthanize a pet and what's best for them.
How to Spring Clean Your Pet
Clean your crates and carriers. It is recommended that you clean crates and carriers once a week if they are used regularly. But if you only use them for a trip to the vet then you may need to clean them less frequently. Use warm soapy water, dishwasher detergent is perfect. Using disinfectant can be hard on your pets sinuses and if you need to use bleach then use a mix of 1 oz to 1 quart of water then rinse and air…
10 Tips For Safe Pet Costumes
1. Does your dog like dressing up? Some dogs LOVE wearing sweaters and playing dress up—While some dogs HATE it! If they hate wearing outfits then don’t force them. Being forced to wear unwanted clothing will only cause stress and anxiety . You should NEVER make your dog wear something that they don’t like unless it’s for health or safety purposes (such as a cone or collar.
How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth
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Tips To Care Your Pet Parrot
parrots when kept as pets need more care and love, here are a few tips that gives a few basic knowledge on how a parrot should be taken care of.
Pocket pets 101: Your guide to owning a pocket-size pet
Gary Riggs, DVM, spends most of his time working with exotic pets. So when it comes to advice on pocket pets—small animals such as guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, rats, gerbils, chinchillas, and sugar gliders—he’s a good person to ask. Riggs is a veterinarian at three Ohio clinics, NorthCoast Bird and Exotic Specialty Hospital, Barberton Veterinary Clinic, and The Animal Clinic of Wadsworth.
Pet Health Advice from Vetstreet's Pet Experts
Dr. Tony Buffington is a professor of clinical sciences and an adjunct professor of urology at The Ohio State University. One of his primary areas of interest is the role of stress and disease in companion animals and humans. About Dr. Tony Buffington › Dr. Dennis Chew taught at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine for 36 years and is now a professor emeritus. He pioneered many of the diagnostic procedures used today for urinary endoscopy in dogs and cats. About…
What Could be Better? Pet Costume Safety Tips That are Sure to Please
If your plan is to dress up Fluffy or Fido this Halloween, pet costume safety should get your full attention.
10 Plants That are Poisonous to Pets
Many plants are toxic to pets. As a responsible pet owner, you should be aware of them in order to keep your furry friends healthy and safe.
How one animal shelter is keeping people and pets together
Helping people struggling with their pets' behavior problems early on can keep them in their homes and out of the shelter. That's exactly what Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester, has been doing for several years now with their Pet Peeves program and hotline. Now, Maddie's Fund® has g
Food Allergies and How They Affect Our Pets
The most common signs of allergies in pets are skin irritations such as itching, scratching, digging, and gnawing at the skin and chronic ear infections
How the 'System' Works Against Pet Food Consumers
Manufacturers, trade associations, veterinarians, pet store chains and even the regulatory system itself are all interwoven into a system where industry prevails and consumers (and their pets) struggle. The 'system' explained.
How Feeding Pets Raw Food is Healthy and Easy
Article Publish date August 03, 2015 Article Author Nature's Logic Share "How Feeding Pets Raw Food is Healthy and Easy" Share this Many pet experts suggest feeding pets a raw diet. A food that consists primarily of the right meat ingredients is the most biologically-appropriate thing you can feed dogs and cats, natural carnivores in the wild. It can lead to a healthier, more vibrant pet, as well as lower vet bills. However, many pet parents thinking about switching pets from dry kibble…
How Do You Pick a Good Pet Food?
Dr. Dawn Brooks, Chief of Staff at Countryside Veterinary Hospital, offers her advice on selecting the right pet food company.
Adopting a pet? What you need to know before taking in a furry friend
Whether you're ready to adopt a pup or to start volunteering at a local shelter, these tips will prepare you for your next animal adventure.
A Pet Grooming Tip on Cleaning a Dog's Eyes
Espree Animal Products brings you the following tip from a professional dog groomer on cleaning a dog's eyes.
What your pet's fur says about their health
Learn how to gauge your pet's health by looking at their fur and their skin. There are a lot of conditions that show on the skin and fur.