Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?
What gets us every time is the way dogs tilt their heads. As soon as a dog cocks his head and looks up, our hearts just melt. This action also has us wondering, why do dogs tilt their heads? After some extensive research on the subject, and it appears there's no for-sure answer.
Monday, January 9, 2017
How and When to Switch from Puppy to Adult Dog Food
Puppy, adult and senior: all three stages are important times in your furry pal’s life when it’s appropriate to ask your veterinarian about your dog’s diet.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Puppy Socialization Tips
Proper socialization in the first four months of your puppy's life is essential. Without socialization skills, your pup may become timid, fearful or even aggressive, so setting a successful foundation for a happy, healthy life begins when they’re young.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Best Bayou Destinations for You and Your Best Buddy
The bayous of the southern United States offer an outstanding array of outdoor excursions for you and your dog.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
10 Life Lessons Pet Parents Can Learn from Our Dogs and Cats
We take advice from friends, family and TV personalities; why not tune into the wisdom of our pets? All of that pawing, nudging and staring must be trying to tell us something…
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The Pet Obesity Epidemic
We’ve been hearing it for years: Being overweight can cause heart disease, diabetes, joint problems, and a host of other health issues. Unfortunately, many of us haven’t gotten the message—at least where our dogs and cats are concerned.
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Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Is your Dog or Cat Overweight? What you need to know.
Read through this handy infographic for more information on the impact of pet obesity and how you can help your pet stay fit
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Dogging Fleas and Ticks: Debugging Your Canine
Adoring furry companions means enduring pests that come along for the ride. Like most of us, fleas and ticks love warm weather so expect to see more of these free loaders around your pet and your home in spring and summer. Here are a few helpful tips and product ideas for preventing these parasites from plaguing your dog and your family all season long.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Getting Ticks Off!
How to Safely Remove Them.
Whether you’re a pet parent, animal lover or simply spend time outdoors, you’ll inevitably come across ticks. If your fur flies at the thought of removing these annoying arachnids, familiarize yourself with the following steps.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The Nutritional Needs of Small Breeds
While dogs of all ages and sizes may share many similar characteristics, when it comes to nutrition they all have their own unique needs. In this article we’ll explore some of the differences and nutritional needs unique to our small breed buddies.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs and Cats
Even though spring botanicals are a sensorial reward after winter’s whiteout, some flowers and plants can be toxic to dogs and cats. As you begin to plant, or simply admire neighbors’ flowers, keep your pets in mind and steer them clear of the greenery.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Ready to adopt a dog? Finding the right fit and easing the transition
Finding and bringing home the right new dog can be exhilarating and challenging. That’s why having a game plan to prepare your family is crucial.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Indoor Games and Activities for Dogs
With cold weather comes the urge to bundle up and take it easy by the fire but just because the temperature drops doesn't mean your dog's energy drops with it. Try these indoor activities to prevent your dog from having cabin fever.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Grooming Your Pet-From Head to Paws
Grooming your dog or cat is more than just about keeping them clean, it’s really about their overall health and well being. Check out these valuable grooming tips and important insights into keeping your dog or cat looking and feeling his best.
Monday, July 21, 2014
5 Resolutions to Help Your Pet Thrive in the New Year
The new year is a time for new beginnings. But humans aren’t the only ones who can benefit from a fresh start. Here are 5 resolutions you can make to help your pet thrive in the new year.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
How to Teach a Dog to Swim
During the dog days of summer, a dunk in the pool, lake, or ocean can be refreshing, not just for you but for your pooch as well. Not all dogs are meant to take the plunge, however. Learn how to determine whether your dog has the ability to swim, then follow these suggestions to teach him effectively.