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  • Helping Pets with Separation Anxiety

    We all miss our pets when we’re away, but sometimes our pets miss us a little too much. Separation anxiety is a common disorder, especially among dogs, affecting 20 to 40 percent of pups taken to visit veterinary behavior specialist. Separation anxiety is more than just occasional crying at the door for a bit when […]

  • What to Do When a Dog Eats Chocolate

    Some things just don’t mix well, like orange juice and toothpaste. Mixing other things, though, can have dire consequences—like dogs and chocolate. To keep pups safe this Halloween, here are a few tips retailers should share with pet owners about canines and chocolate: Why is chocolate bad for dogs? Chocolate contains two methylxanthines, caffeine and […]

  • All About Chewing

    Whether nibbling on their favorite hay, munching on leafy greens, or chewing on their favorite toy, small pets are wired to chew all day, every day. As it turns out, chewing is an instinctual behavior with important benefits to your pet’s health and happiness. Read on to learn more about how to provide an environment […]

  • Pet Air Travel Safety Tips

    Safety should be top of mind for everyone traveling by plane with a pet, as it is a process that can be fraught with peril for an animal and its owner. However, following these five simple travel tips will go a long way in ensuring that your trip goes smoothly and safely: 1. USE A [...]
  • Solving Litter Box Aversion with Cats

    Litter boxes are a great indication of your cat’s health. The size and frequency of urination and the smell and color of feces can tell you a lot about the health of your pet. Keeping an eye on your litter box can clue you into your cat’s gut health, level of hydration (or level of […]

  • 10 Winter Weather Safety Tips for Pets

    We’re approaching a new year, but we’re also approaching the heart of winter where temperatures will be bitter cold and precipitation will take on frozen forms. While the weather won’t stop our pets from going out to do their business or play in the snow, there are many ways we can keep them protected from [...]