They aren’t called “man’s best friend” for nothing. The minute you get your new puppy to the time both you and your dog are old, you want to do your best to care for them and keep them healthy. Nonetheless, between the shots, appointments and products bought for your new friend, becoming a pet parent can seem overwhelming.
If you’re a new pet owner, you might be asking, “Now that I have my new pup, how often do I take them to the vet?” or “Do I even need to take them to the vet?” We’ll cover the answers to these questions as you keep reading.
According the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention as of 2014, 52.7% of Dogs in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Just as in humans, obesity is a growing problem in pets that can lead to health issues and shortened lifespans. read more
There's added value in petting your older pet: you might see signs of cancer earlier. read more
Check out these water safety tips for pets in the summer. Keep your pets safe while still allowing them to cool off and have fun! read more
Spending the majority of their time on their feet, it is easy to see why it is so vitally important to make sure that you take good care of your dog’s paws. read more
Did you know that dogs and cats can both benefit from canned pumpkin? Some experts have found that canned pumpkin can boost a pet’s immune system, help pets with digestive issues, and promote a shiny and healthy fur coat. read more
It might be difficult for most people to imagine your playful pups struggling to walk and get out of bed, but there are some solutions and home remedies to keep your beloved, arthritic animals as comfortable as possible. read more
A reader asks, "How can I help my Oldie grow old more comfortably with aches and pains?" Here are some tips to help your pet age comfortably. read more