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How to protect your pet from the obesity epidemic

How to protect your pet from the obesity epidemic

The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that more than one-third, or 78.6 million, of U.S. adults are obese. While the issue is well-recognized…

Tips for determining pet food quality

Tips for determining pet food quality

Because pets are such beloved members of the family, it isn’t a surprise that pet parents want what is right for the health of their furry friends. In fact, nearly…

Live and let live: Americans favor a kinder approach for managing cat populations

Live and let live: Americans favor a kinder approach for managing cat populations

Shocking statistics show that nearly three-quarters of the cats who enter our nation’s animal shelters each year, most of whom are free-roaming and un-owned, are killed. Fortunately, Americans’ love of…

German shepherds to gerbils: How to choose the best pet for your family

German shepherds to gerbils: How to choose the best pet for your family

Whether a loyal pal like Lassie is what you’re looking for, or a Garfield–like couch potato is more your speed, a pet can make a wonderful addition to your family.…

Tips to keep your pets happy and safe this holiday season

Tips to keep your pets happy and safe this holiday season

The holidays are often an exciting but hectic time filled with parties, travel and social obligations. If you’re among the 68 percent of Americans who own a pet it can…

Prepping for cold weather? Don’t forget your pet

Prepping for cold weather? Don’t forget your pet

Fall weather affects pets just like their people. While you are taking precautions to protect yourself from cooler temperatures and environmental changes, you need to safeguard your dogs and cats, too. …

Pet-proofing your home in preparation for adopting a shelter animal

Pet-proofing your home in preparation for adopting a shelter animal

The addition of a new pet to the family is always a cause for celebration. Stress can occur, too, no matter how welcome the new addition. When you’re thinking about…

How to stop pet stains from straining your family events

How to stop pet stains from straining your family events

While there is no doubt that pet owners love their furry friends, it’s fair to say that dogs and cats can easily take over the home. Whether you’re dealing with…

The right flea and tick treatment can protect your pet from little bugs … and big problems

If you’re a pet owner, you know parasites – particularly fleas and ticks – can be a frustrating problem. That’s why you keep your pet out of tall grass and…

Vet-approved tips for keeping your pet out of the ER

Vet-approved tips for keeping your pet out of the ER

Picture this: It’s late in the evening when you realize that something is very wrong with your dog. Your normal veterinary clinic is closed, but you’re not sure if the…