Dog & Cat Tips

Whether it's your first day with your new best friend or you're looking to teach an old dog some new tricks, we encourage you to browse these helpful tips, informative articles and pointers to keep your furry friend healthy, happy and safe.

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Should You Microchip Your Dog or Cat?

See how microchipping can help bring missing pets home again.

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Keeping Your Best Friend Safe 

Creating a first-aid kit you can take on the go.

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Which Plants are Safe for Pets?

Ten pet-friendly greens and blooms for your home.

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How to Give Your Dog or Cat Medications

Avoid the spills and spit-outs of administering pet medication with these helpful tips.

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Tips for Calming Pets During Fireworks

Help lower the boom of summer celebrations with these pet-calming tips.

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Five Ways to Spring into Good Pet Health

Get five seasonal tips to help your dog or cat enjoy a healthy spring.

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Keeping an Eye on Your Pet’s Vision

What to look for to care for your dog’s or cat’s eyes at home.

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Does your cat have a clawing personality?

Safely change her scratching behavior so your furniture, and your sanity, remains unscathed.

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Tips for Preventing Injuries in Older Felines

Stay on top of diet, exercise and vet visits to help your mature cat stay injury-free.

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CPR How-To for Pet Parents

It’s wise to arm yourself on the basics so you can administer CPR before the veterinarian is able to treat your four-legged companion. Here are steps that could save your furry family member’s life.

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What to Expect at Your Pet's Yearly Checkup

Here’s how to prepare for your pet's yearly veterinarian visit and what to expect while you're there.

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Safe Cat Car Travel

Whether a short jaunt to the vet or a long road trip, getting your cat comfortable in the car will make for smooth sailing all around.

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How to Find the Best Carrier for Your Cat

When transporting your cat to the vet or on a long trip, it is always best to use a cat carrier for everyone’s safety. Use these tips on finding the best carrier for your cat.

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The Pet Obesity Epidemic

Help your dog and cat avoid obesity and the many health issues it may cause.

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Eight Dog & Cat Tips for Autumn

The crisp, sweet smell of apples in the air, pumpkins decorating doorsteps, and cooler temps; Fall has its merits but make sure your pet stays safe during this season.

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Disaster Preparedness for Your Pets

Make sure your dog and cat are prepared and you have a plan in case disaster strikes. Here are some basic steps to help you all be ready.

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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.

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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.

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Picking the Right Toys for Dogs and Cats

As pet owners we intuitively know to give our dogs and cats toys for playtime, but did you know all the benefits they are providing?

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Holiday Pet Safety Tips

First Thanksgiving, then Hanukkah and Christmas…then the New Year’s here before you know it. Help keep your dog and cat safe during the hectic holiday season.

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Barbecue Safety for Pets

Make sure to keep your dog or cat safe during the next outdoor barbecue with these tips.

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