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Whether you have a dog, cat or both, our experts are here with all the information and tips you need. In the articles below, we cover dog and cat health, nutrition, behaviour, training and more.

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There are some things a puppy will avoid doing, but the discreet release of gas isn’t one of them. While it is a normal part of digestion, these tips can reduce puppy’s discomfort – and the finger pointing.
Even the best cared-for puppy may become ill or injured, so it’s a good idea to be aware of the following signs of illness. If your puppy exhibits these or other unusual symptoms, call your veterinarian.
As the owner of an adorable new puppy, you may have concerns about spaying and neutering. Is it safe? Necessary? Will my puppy’s personality change? Find answers to your questions here.
Crate training shouldn't be viewed as a negative experience. Many dogs feel safe and secure in enclosed spaces, which act like dens that wild animals use. Follow these steps to crate train your dog.
Even well-trained dogs have accidents, but there are things you can do to help prevent the occasional “oops.” Learn how to house train your dog and prevent puppy accidents.

Bringing your puppy home can be exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. Here are some steps you can take to make your puppy have a comfortable first night in his new home.

Good nutrition is essential for all dogs, but it’s especially important for growing puppies. Here are some of the most important things to consider when you’re choosing a puppy food.
Your puppy should meet your veterinarian as soon as possible after you bring him home. Here is a list of core vaccinations your puppy needs and some tips on how to choose a veterinarian.
Being prepared means you and your puppy will have more time to get to know each other. Here are some of the things you’ll need to make your house feel more like a home for your new friend.
It’s his new home, but there are lots of potential hazards lying in wait. After all, puppies are babies, which means they’re lively, curious, and they teethe. They can find themselves in serious trouble, so it’s best to take preventative measures.
Carrots are an abundant source of nutrition for humans, but what about for your dog? Purina experts say yes! Learn why carrots are good for dogs, how much nutrition they offer, and different ways to serve them.
Celebrating your cat’s big day is fun for both you and your furry family member. Here are some tips for throwing the purr-fect birthday bash.