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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Your Pup’s First Trip to the Park

Get tips for taking your pup to the dog park.

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Finding the Right Dog Bed

Get tips for buying the perfect bed for your pooch.

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Raising a Furry Genius

Stimulate your pal’s brain and body with fun food-games and activities.

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Puppies and Kittens Need DHA

Why DHA is an important Omega 3 fatty acid all puppies and kittens need for healthy development.

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How to Introduce Cats to Resident Dogs

Get tips for successful cat and dog introductions from Blue Buffalo.

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How to Hire a Dog Walker

Can’t take your dog out for his daily jaunts?
See how to hire a professional dog walker.

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What Every New Pup Parent Should Know

Blue Buffalo has important tips for raising a well-adjusted pup.

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See Why Older Pets Make Great Rescues

Read how senior shelter pets may be the perfect furry addition to your family.

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How to Bathe Your Dog

Suds up your dog with these helpful tips from Blue Buffalo®. Plus how to find the right shampoo!

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Apartment Training Your Puppy

Not all of us can provide a spacious, fenced-in yard for our puppies to run free. The good news is canines can lead healthy, happy lives in apartments or condo complexes. Here are some tips to get you started.

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3 Tips to Crate Train Your Puppy

A crate is a great puppy training tool for housebreaking and behavioral issues plus they create a safe haven.   

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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.

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Four Commands Every Puppy Should Know

Training puppies is about keeping your little guy safe and well adjusted as he grows into a healthy adult.

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Puppy Teething Survival Tips

Puppy teething can be made more bearable for your puppy and you with these helpful tips.

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Retrieving the Right Dog Trainer

When looking for a dog trainer, it’s all about matching your dog with a professional trainer who can meet his needs. Here are five tips to help you find a trustworthy trainer for your dog family member. 

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How to Puppy-Proof Your Home

How to puppy-proof your house, from protecting your furniture and carpet to dog-proofing your garden, including how to get puppies and dogs to stop chewing.

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5 Reasons to Adopt a Shelter Dog or Cat

Thinking about getting a new pet family member? Consider these 5 reasons why adopting a shelter dog or cat is the best way to bring a new family member into your home. 

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Welcome Home Puppy!

Congratulations! You now have an unending source of unconditional love all wrapped up in a wriggling, adorable ball of fur. Here are tips to keep your puppy healthy during the first 12 weeks.

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Your Puppy’s Growing!

Your puppy is growing quickly now at 3 to 6 months. Here are training tips and nutrition advice to keep your puppy healthy.

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7 to 12 Months - Becoming a Healthy Adult Dog

At 7-12 months old, your puppy is growing into adulthood. Here are training tips and nutrition advice to keep your puppy healthy during this vital stage.

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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.

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Adopting a Dog from a Shelter

There are millions of dogs in shelters waiting to find forever homes. Consider these 7 reasons to adopt a dog from your local shelter.

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