How to Help Your Pet Through Fireworks Season
For many of us, fireworks and celebrations go hand-in-hand; the thunderous booming and flashing lights can evoke feelings of excitement and nostalgia. Our pets, on the other hand, may not have the same experience. Even for furry friends who don’t often deal with anxiety, fireworks can be an incredibly scary,...Read more
Dogs and Sleep: How to Help Your Pet Get Better Rest
On a particularly stressful, sleep-deprived day, you may have found yourself feeling jealous of your dozing dog who practically gets to sleep all day… with the exception of eating and playing. While it may seem like your pooch is living a life of luxury, there may also be times where...Read more
How to Tell if Your Pets are Playing or Fighting
If you’re part of a multi-pet household, you’re likely familiar with the occasional tussle between your furry friends. As the saying goes, “it’s all fun and games until somebody gets hurt.” With all of the chasing, pouncing, biting, snarling, and growling, though, it can be hard to know whether the...Read more
How Diet and Supplements Can Affect Dog Behavior
When it comes to dog diets, there are lots of options to choose from. Some prefer wet food, others prefer dry food (also called kibble), and others like to combine the two to get the best of both worlds. There are also pet owners who scrap the commercial dog food...Read more
Everything You Need to Know About Virtual Vet Visits
With this past year’s stay-at-home orders and social distancing, many of us have had to adjust to an increasingly virtual world. Work meetings, social events, and even doctor’s appointments can be conducted from home through video calls (much to the delight of our furry friends), and virtual vet visits are...Read more
Our Favorite Remedies to Help with Anxiety
It’s not uncommon for dogs to get stressed during fireworks or thunderstorms, get nervous at the vet, or experience separation anxiety when their owner is away. Fortunately, whether Fido experiences situational fear and anxiety or a mental health issue, there are several options for pet owners looking to soothe their anxious...Read more
Choosing the Right Pet Insurance for Your Dog
Paying pet insurance fees each month on top of other pet expenses may seem unnecessary, especially if your dog is healthy. However, that pet insurance could end up saving your dog’s life—and your wallet—down the road. On top of that, you’ll get some extra peace of mind. Is Pet Insurance...Read more
Why Do Dogs Chew?
It’s not just a common cartoon trope that dogs love bones—there’s a reason dogs and bones are such a well-known pair. Bones may have become more commonly replaced by modern chew toys or healthy rawhide alternatives, but the canine chewing habit is here to stay. Like barking, panting, and digging,...Read more
Does Your Dog Eat Too Fast?
Some dogs like to eat slowly, savoring every bite of food as they go. Others, though, like to gobble it down as fast as they can, practically inhaling their food as soon as it’s placed in front of them. There’s nothing wrong with being excited about food, but eating too...Read more
Is Your Dog Getting Enough Exercise?
Many dogs’ ears perk up at the word “walk,” and with good reason. Exercise is essential for dogs. Not only does it prevent canine obesity, it provides good opportunities for training, socializing, and quality time. Regular exercise can also prevent or put a stop to destructive bad habits, and prolong...Read more