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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September 28, 2017

Different Outdoor Dog Fun

Walking, again? Try these less common activities with your pal.

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September 28, 2017

Enjoying America’s Best Monuments

Seven four-paw friendly places to take your dog.

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August 1, 2017

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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August 1, 2017

Take a Hike with Your Best Pal

Hit the trail with these handy tips for safe hiking with your best buddy.

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August 1, 2017

Protecting Paws from Hot Surfaces

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

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August 1, 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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August 1, 2017

How Dog Lovers Can Bond with Cats

Three ways canine people can relate to felines.

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August 1, 2017

Tips for Calming Pets During Fireworks

Help lower the boom of summer celebrations with these pet-calming tips.

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August 1, 2017

De-skunking Your Little Stinker

Get tips for preventing and treating smelly encounters with skunks.

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August 1, 2017

Dogs and Cats are Good for our Health

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

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August 1, 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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April 20, 2017

5 Fun Facts for Your Snake River Adventure

Learn more about the mighty Snake River, the wild inspiration behind BLUE Wilderness® Snake River Grill recipes.

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April 20, 2017

Touring the Snake River with Your Best Pal

Take a wild ride along the Snake River with your best pal. Prepare yourself and your pooch with these helpful tips.

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April 20, 2017

Five Fun Flatland Facts

Learn more about America’s flatland prairies with these five facts. See why they’re the wild inspiration behind BLUE Wilderness® Flatland Feast recipes.

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April 20, 2017

How to Enjoy America’s Flatlands with Your Pal

Turn your canine into the ultimate prairie dog and explore his wild side when you tour America’s flatlands.

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December 6, 2016

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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December 6, 2016

How to Teach a Dog to Swim

During the dog days of summer, a dunk in the pool, lake, or ocean can be refreshing, not just for you but for your pooch as well. Not all dogs are meant to take the plunge, however. Learn how to determine whether your dog has the ability to swim, then follow these suggestions to teach him effectively.

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December 6, 2016

5 Resolutions to Help Your Pet Thrive in the New Year

The new year is a time for new beginnings. But humans aren’t the only ones who can benefit from a fresh start. Here are 5 resolutions you can make to help your pet thrive in the new year.

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December 6, 2016

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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December 6, 2016

Vacationing with Furry Family Members

Vacations have gone to the dogs and cats! Fun & safe travel tips for bringing your pet on vacation with you.

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December 6, 2016

Disaster Preparedness for Pets

Having a plan and being prepared for disaster is important for all family members, especially your dog and cat. Follow these tips to make sure you are all prepared - just in case.

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December 6, 2016

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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December 6, 2016

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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December 6, 2016

Mosquito Prevention for Dogs and Cats

How to help your furry loved ones avoid mosquito-borne diseases.

 

 

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December 6, 2016

Tips for keeping pets calm during a storm

Whether your cat or dog becomes clingy, hides under the nearest upholstery cushion or tears up the carpet, try these six strategies to help keep them calm during thunderstorms.

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December 6, 2016

Explore the Mysteries of America’s Bayou

Velvety layers of cascading Spanish moss and tall cypress trees enhance the bayou’s secretive appeal. Add in the diverse wildlife that call these seemingly slow-moving waters home — and bayou country offers a lot to explore.

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December 6, 2016

Know Before You Go: 10 Facts About Denali

Rugged and breathtakingly beautiful, Denali National Park is one of the best places to visit if you're longing to escape into the wild. 

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December 6, 2016

5 Things You Should Know About The Bayou

Here are five things you may not know about the bayou, the most iconic and mysterious landscape in the southern U.S.

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December 6, 2016

Visit Denali National Park

Denali National Park draws over 400,000 visitors annually, and while the natural wonders in the park are the main draw, some working dogs contribute to the allure.

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December 6, 2016

Best Bayou Destinations for You and Your Best Buddy

The bayous of the southern United States offer an outstanding array of outdoor excursions for you and your dog.

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December 6, 2016

Paw Patrol: The Dogs of Denali

Denali National Park draws over 400,000 visitors annually, and while the natural wonders in the park are the main draw, some working dogs contribute to the allure.

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May 3, 2016

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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May 3, 2016

Dogging Fleas and Ticks: Debugging Your Canine

Adoring furry companions means enduring pests that come along for the ride. Like most of us, fleas and ticks love warm weather so expect to see more of these free loaders around your pet and your home in spring and summer.  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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May 3, 2016

Barbecue Safety for Pets

Outdoor barbecues and summertime go hand in hand, but many of us may not realize some of the inherent dangers for pets when it comes to grilling.   Make sure to keep your dog or cat safe during the next outdoor barbecue with these tips.

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May 3, 2016

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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