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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Introducing Your Dog to Your Baby: 10 Tips

Here are 10 tips to help your pup adjust to his new sibling so they can truly become best pals for life.

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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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Protecting Paws from Hot Surfaces

Help prevent your pal’s paws from being scorched when the pavement heats up.

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Why Leaving a Dog in a Parked Car is Dangerous

Cars heat up fast. Watch for signs of heatstroke and never leave your dog in your vehicle.

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How to Protect Your Dog from Common Diseases

Help prevent and protect your dog from common diseases with these tips.

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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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Gently Guide Your Dog through His Golden Years

Get helpful life hacks for making your senior dog more comfortable in his golden years.

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Avoiding Canine Ear Infections

Help your dog avoid common ear infections.

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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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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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Car Safety Tips for Your Dog

Whether you’re heading out on a family road trip or just heading to the yearly vet checkup, make sure you're prepared to keep your dog safe during the car ride.

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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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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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Dogging Fleas and Ticks: Debugging Your Canine

Adoring furry companions means enduring pests that come along for the ride. Here are a few helpful tips and product ideas for preventing these parasites from plaguing your dog and your family all season long.

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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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How to Prevent Dog Bites

Avoid bites by understanding dog behavior and body language.

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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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How to Read Dog Body Language

Learn the behavior signs your dog is showing and what they mean.

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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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