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6 Tips to Help Keep Your Dog Cool this Summer

It's summertime and we know you want to be outside soaking up the beautiful sunshine and enjoying the warm weather with your dog.

Why Are Dogs Scared of Thunder?

It may start with your dog seeming on edge for a few hours. They aren't settling in and napping like they usually do, and they might be startling at every sudden noise or movement.

Why Does My Cat Stare at Me?

While pet owners might find it convenient if cats could talk to them to express wants and needs, most cats only offer audible feedback in the form of meowing, trilling or hissing.

How Many Treats Should You Give Your Cat

Cat treats are a great way to reward your cat during training and can serve as a way to strengthen the bond between you and your cat.

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Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are two types of fatty acids that are essential for normal physiologic function, cell membrane structure and the cell function of humans, as well as dogs.

Omega-3 has long been said to have many benefits for humans, including improving joint mobility, decreasing depression and improving the appearance of hair, skin and nails. But did you know it can also be good for your cat?

Pets have spent all summer playing and bonding with their children. When the time comes to go back to school after summer vacation, kids aren’t the only ones experiencing those back-to-school blues. 

A cat's skin and coat are among the most visible signs of health and vitality. The skin and coat are of vital importance to the body's protective mechanisms against environmental assaults of all kinds: from infectious agents to temperature changes.

Have you noticed your dog itching and scratching all the time? Are areas of his fur becoming discoloured due to persistent licking or chewing?

Have you noticed changes in your cat’s litter box habits? Is she urinating in a new spot, spraying the wall or straining to urinate?

If your cat loves munching on dry kibble, you may have wondered if cats need wet food in their diets as well.

Some dogs approach their water bowls with enthusiasm, while others may need a bit of a push to drink their water. In either case, water is necessary to keep your dog healthy and to help your dog’s body function.

As pet owners, we want our dogs to be involved in our lives, which includes our dogs being able to have positive encounters with the new people and pups that we meet in our day-to-day lives.

Coconut oil is a popular trend, with many people using it to cook with or even using it topically as a moisturizer. If it’s so great for us humans to use is, is it safe to use on your furry friend? The answer is yes!

Cat treats are a great way to reward your cat during training and can serve as a way to strengthen the bond between you and your cat.

Loud, random noises, like fireworks, can understandably be scary and bewildering for your cat, especially as they don’t happen every day.