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Does Your Pooch Get Nosebleeds? Understanding Epistaxis

If you’ve ever seen your dog run up to you with blood dripping from its face, you know how scary this experience can be. The source of the bleeding may be a cut or scratch on the head, but it could also be from another problem: a nosebleed. Much like in humans, dogs can experience […]

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Can You Brush a Cat’s Teeth?

Oral hygiene is a priority for most pet owners—most of us brush our teeth twice a day to minimize the risk of cavities and gum disease. Despite this being part of our everyday routine, a lot of pet owners fail to also keep up with their pet’s oral hygiene. If you own a cat, you’ve […]

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Navigating Off-Leash Dog Parks: Etiquette and Tips to Make Sure Everyone Has Fun

Taking your pup to play at the dog park can be a lot of fun. You’ll get the opportunity to meet new dog owners, and your dog will have the chance to run around, burn off some steam and socialize with other dogs. Taking your dog to the park should be a happy experience for […]

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Animal Sleeping Habits Explored (Infographic)

We all know that a good night’s sleep is important for human health, but can we say the same for animals? Let’s start off by looking at common household pets. Cats and dogs are among the heaviest sleepers in the animal kingdom. Cats have a reputation for sleeping all day, but this only half true, […]

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What Is it About Catnip that Makes Cats Crazy? And Is it Safe?

If you venture down the cat toy section of a pet store, you’ll notice that a lot of the toys will be branded with the word “catnip” on them. Catnip is a familiar term to pet owners, as it is well-known to produce a “high” effect in cats, but the reason for the effect is […]

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Why Does Your Pup Get the Zoomies?

Happy pups are an absolute joy to watch. Pet owners usually smile and laugh when their dogs appear to jump for joy or run around the house in excitement. Sometimes, though, this excitement appears to be taken to the next level, and your dog will run wildly around the room or yard with no signs […]

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If It Fits, I Sits! Here’s Why Cats Love Boxes So Much

Cat owners love to spoil their precious feline companions. You buy them toys, catnip, cozy beds, tree-like perches and much more. However, it’s all too common among cat lovers to notice that your cats want little to do with these things day after day. One thing you are sure to see your cat gravitate towards […]

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Harness vs. Collar: Is One Option Better Than the Other for Walking Your Dog?

Your dog loves to go on walks, and, if you have a strong bond with your pooch, so do you. Getting out and exercising is great for your pup’s health—not only does walking keep your dog physically fit, but it is also great for its mental health and stress management. However, like many dogs, yours […]

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Why Does Your Cat Leave Its Mouth Open While Sniffing?

Cats are curious animals—they roam around your home and outdoors, investigating just about anything they can find. With their extraordinary sense of smell, they are able to navigate their surroundings and learn more about other animals. Every once in a while, you might notice that your cat will smell something, then leave its mouth hanging […]

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The Excessive Barking Needs to Stop: Here’s How to Quiet Your Pup

Barking is the way your dog communicates with you and the world around it. Your pooch might bark at a passing stranger, at you when you return home, at an unfamiliar animal or for no reason in particular. Dogs usually have many different types of barks they use to communicate different things, and it’s perfectly […]

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