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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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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Your Pup’s First Trip to the Park

Get tips for taking your pup to the dog park.

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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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How to Introduce Cats to Resident Dogs

Get tips for successful cat and dog introductions.

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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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Tips for Preventing Older-Dog Injuries

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

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Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

See theories for why our beloved pals might tilt their heads so endearingly.

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Teaching Your Puppy to Play Fetch

Like any good sport, training your pup to fetch takes practice. Here are a few ways to start.

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Apartment Etiquette for Pups

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 Etiquette: 4 Socialization Tips

Proper socialization in the first four months of your puppy's life is essential. 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. Adorable tricks are fine for entertaining friends and family, but it’s more important your puppy learns the four essential commands first.

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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

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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Dog Leash Training

Walking (a.k.a. exercising) your canine is one of the most important activities you can do with your furry companion. If done correctly, it’ll help him bond to you as his pack leader.

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Welcome Home Puppy!

Here are tips to keep your puppy healthy during the first 12 weeks.

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Your Puppy’s Growing!

Tips and advice to keep your puppy healthy from 3 to 6 months.

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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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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.

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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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Dog & Cat Training Tips for the Holidays

Whether you have a new pet or a long-time pal that needs a refresher, it’s a good idea to review their repertoire of commands before the holidays hit.

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How to Teach a Dog to Swim

Learn how to determine whether your dog has the ability to swim, then follow these suggestions to teach him effectively.

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