Health Articles

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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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Which Plants are Safe for Pets?

Ten pet-friendly greens and blooms for your home.

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Friday, July 14, 2017

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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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

How to Spot Kitten Diseases

Help protect your kitten by watching out for these symptoms.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Does Your Cat Have Allergies?

Fleas, food, pollen. See if your cat is showing signs of feline allergies.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Can Dogs and Cats Catch Colds?

Can they share illnesses with us? Learn more about illnesses affecting dogs and cats.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Hairy Situation?

Learn about the cause of your cat’s hairballs and how to help reduce them.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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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Monday, March 13, 2017

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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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Set up a Healthy Feeding Schedule for Your Kitten

See how to start your kitten off on the right paw with a healthy feeding schedule.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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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Friday, September 9, 2016

Tips to Survive Kitten Teething

Kitten teething can be made more bearable for your kitten and you with these helpful tips.

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Importance of Exercise for Mature Cats

Just like us, cats are less likely to play on their own as they grow tired with age, a time when exercise becomes increasingly important. Here are a few ways you can engage your feline pal more easily. 

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

What to Expect at Your Pet's Yearly Checkup

The annual veterinarian visit is not a favorite road trip for many of our four-legged friends. Here are ways to make the journey a bit smoother for your dog or cat.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Link to the Lynx

When it comes to our felines’ ancestors, no cat better captures the spirit of the wild than the lynx. Stealthy predators that roam Europe, North America and Asia, the lynx has long been shrouded in mystery and revered for its hunting prowess.

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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…

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Exercising Your Pet's Body and Mind

Just like humans, dogs and cats need exercise to maintain good health. Along with physical exercise, your pet's brain needs exercise also to prevent boredom and depression.

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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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Monday, January 11, 2016

Wet Your Cat’s Appetite

Cats aren’t hydrophobic by nature, in fact some like getting wet, but for some reason felines tend not to drink as much water as they should.

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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

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Separation Without Anxiety

Your pet is a member of your family, but there are times when it's not possible, convenient or well-advised to include your furry friend in your travel plans.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Cat Nutrition

Learn more about your cat's specific nutritional requirements and how to ensure healthy growth and playful energy.

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Healthy Adult Cat Guide | 1 - 7 Years Old

Tips on keeping your adult cat healthy and strong from 1 year to 7 years old.

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Healthy Mature Cat Guide

Tips on keeping your mature cat healthy and vital over 8 years old.

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Saturday, November 1, 2014

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? Learn about all the incredible benefits pet toys provide for your dog or cat.

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Friday, October 31, 2014

Brush Up on Home Dental Care for Your Pets

Your cat or dog doesn’t need to use their sharp fangs to hunt down their food anymore, but they still need healthy teeth and gums. Learn how to brush your pet's teeth and other pet dental care tips.

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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.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Right Vet For Your Pet

One of the most important people in your pet's life is your veterinarian. Choosing the right vet for your dog or cat requires careful consideration.

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