Warm weather brings lots of outdoor adventures, open windows, and extra time in the yard for your dog (and even for curious cats). These enjoyable activities can be risky if your dog runs off into the woods or your cat escapes through a torn screen or open door. It’s important to protect your pet from these risks, and one easy way to do that is by making sure they have the proper identification on them at all times.
Arthritis is not only a condition that humans suffer from. Dogs can also be victims of this disease. Luckily, there may be a remedy to control the symptoms and progression of arthritis. It’s called glucosamine. All kinds of glucosamine are formulated to alleviate the stiffness and joint pains caused by arthritis. However, three particular options are picked from when it comes to choosing the best glucosamine for dogs. These options have their own share of pros and cons that you might want to look into.
Easter is the first major holiday of spring, and many of us spend is at large gatherings with friends and family. If you are hosting an Easter celebration this year, or travelling to one with your pets, make sure you consider these four issues regarding Easter and dogs to ensure a safe celebration for all.
Pet insurance is a sound investment in your animal’s contentment. Pet owners know how costly an emergency trip to the vet can be. Because we love our pets, we're going to do anything for them, including taking them for medical care when it is necessary. To prevent a few of these visits , however , there are measures pet owners can take at home to ensure pets are in the absolute best health.
National Pet Day was founded in 2006 by Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige with a goal of celebrating “the joy pets bring to our lives,” as well as increasing awareness of the many pets in shelters who need our help and love. Do you have a special pet in your life, or a desire to help homeless animals?
As winter ends and spring 2017 arrives, here are a few of our favorite seasonal stories focused on senior pets that we've found during the first few months of the year.
National Puppy Day is March 23rd, and spring is a time when many of us welcome adorable new companions into our lives - hopefully for many years to come. If you are considering adopting a puppy, there are many things you can do to ensure that they live a long, happy, healthy life with you. Here are our five best puppy care tips:
On March 13th of 1942, the United States Army started training dogs for their new War Dog Program, also known as the K-9 Corps. The K-9 Corps first accepted numerous dog breeds, but eventually limited their selection to German Shepherds, Belgian sheep dogs, Doberman Pinschers, collies, Siberian Huskies, Malumutes, and Eskimo dogs. Today, the majority of dog working in the United States military are German Shepherds and Belgian Malinois, two breeds that are known for being smart, loyal, and strong.
March is the month when many of us start getting outside more; cleaning out our homes and garages, working in the garden, and hosting more get-togethers as the weather improves. March is also Poison Prevention Awareness Month, and the timing is perfect as many spring activities expose us (and our pets) to new dangers.
Your pet is a unique individual with their own abilities, personality, wants, and needs. Part of keeping them happy and healthy is making sure that you choose the diet, supplements, exercise program, and overall daily care that is best for your special dog or cat.