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Tooth Decay Affects More Than the Mouth: Understanding Periodontal Disease

Every pet owner knows that it’s hard to keep their pet’s pearly whites pearly-white for very long. Routine brushing can be a battle with fussy dogs and cats, and bacterial growth seems to be constant. However, without proper oral hygiene, your pet could face a painful and potentially-devastating disease. Periodontal disease, also known as gum […]

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What You Need to Know About Canine Joint Supplements

Arthritis and joint pain are comment problems that affect our four-legged friends, particularly when they get older. Just like in humans, constant pressure on and movement of the joints from running, jumping and rolling around can lead to deterioration and stiffness, hindering your pooch’s movement over time. Canine joint supplements are extremely common, but they […]

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Make Sure Your Pup Gets Exercise as Fall Comes to an End!

As temperatures continue to drop and fall gets closer and closer to winter, the way we interact with our pets tends to change. From feeding them more table scraps thanks to holiday parties to leaving them home alone more often as we prepare for upcoming travels, our pets must adapt to new routines at the […]

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Caring for Pets When Traveling for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is coming up, and soon after will be the hustle and bustle of holiday and New Year’s celebrations. All of these festivities are filled with family, friends and lots of fun, but they are also extremely busy times and can be stressful. Travel is common around the holidays. While traveling during such a busy […]

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Destroying the Backyard: Why Do Dogs Eat Your Grass and Plants?

You probably let your dog outside multiple times a day to relieve itself, run around a bit and explore the various sights, sounds and smells in the neighborhood. This means you may have experienced a common frustration for many pet owners: you hear your dog go quiet suddenly, only to discover them digging and gnawing […]

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Ticks Are A Year-Round Issue: Helping Your Pup Avoid Lyme Disease

Many pet owners mistakenly believe ticks are only alive in summer. In reality, ticks stay active for almost the entire year. It is not until the weather is close to freezing that ticks go dormant. This means that ticks are alive well into fall and can easily latch onto your dog during your crisp autumn […]

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The Perfect Team: Keeping Your Pet Healthy Keeps You Healthy, Too

Many pet owners say that getting their pet was one of the best things that has ever happened to them. While they usually are referring to the joy they feel from adding a lovable cat or dog to the family, they may truly be right about it being the best thing for them. As a […]

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Phew! Why Do Your Dog’s Ears Smell So Bad?

Floppy, thin, short, pointy, long-hanging or alert—dog’s ears come in many shapes and sizes. No matter what they look like, your dog’s ears should always be clean and pink, as these are the signs of a healthy dog. Unfortunately, your dog’s ears might start to give off a nasty smell every once in a while. […]

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What’s Behind Your Dog’s Impeccable Sense of Smell?

A dog’s sense of smell is pretty phenomenal. It’s said to be over 1,000 times stronger than a human’s, which is why dogs use their sniffers much more than we do to learn about the world around them. Dog owners know that their pups like to sniff anything and everything that they can—bushes, toys, food […]

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Tips for Traveling with Your Four-Legged Friends

A family vacation isn’t truly a family vacation if you don’t bring your fur-babies along for the ride! Some pets enjoy road-trips and other excursions, while others would prefer to never leave the comfort of their favorite chair or pet-bed. If your pets enjoy travel, and if you’re going to a pet-friendly destination, sojourning with […]

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