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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Itchy Skin?

Learn about the causes of itchy skin and how you can help your cat.

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Does Your Cat Have a Sensitive Stomach?

Learn about gastrointestinal issues in your cat and how you can help.

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Crystals In Cat Urine and How to Treat Them

There are many types of crystals and many reasons your cat might develop them

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Keeping Your Best Friend Safe 

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

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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 Give Your Dog or Cat Medications

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

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How to Spot Kitten Diseases

Help protect your kitten by watching out for these symptoms.

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Does Your Cat Have Allergies?

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

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Can Dogs and Cats Catch Colds?

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

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Dogs and Cats are Good for our Health

Emotionally and physically, furry family members are good for us.

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Hairy Situation?

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

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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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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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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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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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Think Inside the Box

What good is a litter box if your cat doesn’t use it? Here are 7 tips to get your cat to love her litter box.

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How to Change Your Cat’s Nighttime Habits So You Can Sleep

You may notice that your cat's activity level spikes during the night. While some cats are more active than others at night, this comes as no surprise because cats are naturally nocturnal animals.

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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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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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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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Can pets catch Zika?

Now that the buzz over the Zika virus has reignited mosquito control conversations, it’s wise to review and practice some tried-and-true preventive measures to protect your dogs and cats from illness and disease.

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The Link to the Lynx

When it comes to our felines’ ancestors, no cat better captures the spirit of the wild than the lynx.

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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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The Pet Obesity Epidemic

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

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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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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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Care for Your Pet When You Are Traveling

Make sure your dog or cat is well cared for when you have to travel with out them.

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Cat Nutrition

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

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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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Healthy Adult Cat Guide

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

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Healthy Mature Cat Guide

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

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How to Take Care of Kittens

Even if you've had a kitten before, here are some basics for your review before you bring her home.

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Taking Care of a Kitten

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

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Taking Care of a Kitten | 3 to 6 Months

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

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Taking Care of a Kitten | 7 to 12 Months

Here are training tips and nutrition advice to keep your kitten healthy during this vital stage of 7-12 months.

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Brush Up on Home Dental Care for Your Pets

Learn how to brush your pet's teeth and other dental care tips for dogs and cats.

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Grooming Your Pet—From Head to Paws

Check out these valuable grooming tips and important insights into keeping your dog or cat looking and feeling his best.

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Choosing The Right Vet For Your Pet

Choosing the right vet for your dog or cat requires careful consideration.

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs & Cats

Be ready to help your pet handle an empty house.

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5 Resolutions to Help Your Pet Thrive in the New Year

Here are 5 resolutions you can make to help your pet thrive in the new year.

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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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