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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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Most puppies want to be close to their humans and may exhibit unwanted behaviour if they haven’t been taught how to be alone. The best approach is to gradually adjust your puppy to being by himself. Learn more.
Whether you’ve had your cat for her whole life, or you’ve just welcomed a cat or kitten into your new family, you can find yourself learning something new about your cat everyday! Read on for some interesting facts about cats.
Cats are finicky about drinking water, and it may often seem like they don’t drink enough. Read on to discover the important role water plays in maintaining your cat’s health.
Have you noticed that your puppy is getting a little stinky? It’s natural! He’s running around, playing and exploring. If your puppy’s smell makes your nose crinkle, it may be time for a bath.
Some cats love to be around people and other pets. Others prefer to be left alone. No matter what your cat’s temperament, you can make cat socialization a positive experience. Learn more.
Dog poop can be a great indicator of your pet’s health. It can be large, firm and range in shades of brown. If you notice any sudden changes, like blood in your dog’s stool, this tells you that something is wrong.
One of the most important things you can do to help your puppy have a healthy start in life is to feed him a complete and balanced diet. Remember that all dogs are different, so feeding amounts will differ too. Learn more.
Just like humans, dogs are social animals naturally accustomed to living in “packs.” Your puppy will be a member of your family, and it’s up to you to learn how to train your puppy and teach him the rules of the house to abide by.
Generally, cats that are less than one year of age are considered kittens and should be fed kitten food to ensure they get all of the nutrition they need. Read on to learn when to switch from kitten to cat food.
Many people believe that cats are social or can’t be trained, however the truth is quite the opposite. Cat training can give your cat the mental stimulation and activity they need. Read on to learn how to train a cat.
Taking the time to play with your cat is a fun and easy way to ensure she is getting the mental stimulation she needs. It is important to learn how to play with a cat so that you ensure you’re teaching her appropriate behaviour.
Did you know that cats meow to people, but not to other cats? Adult cats that do not live with humans have clear communication with one another. So, why do cats meow at humans?