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Making a Pet First Aid Kit for Cats and Dogs

Having a pet first aid kit will help you be prepared to keep your pet healthy and safe. While you should take your pet to the veterinarian for any major ailments, it is important to be prepared to handle all facets of health and safety. To do this, you should keep a pet first aid … Continued

11 Fall Pet Dangers to Avoid

The crisp chill of autumn is upon us, find out the top 11 fall pet dangers to avoid. The crisp chill of autumn is upon us, that means changing leaves, cozy sweaters, and lots of holidays. But along with all that excitement comes some dangers for your adorable pooch and kitty. Find out the top … Continued

The Heat is On: Preventing Heat Stroke in Cats and Dogs

During summertime, everyone loves to be outside – and that includes your family pet. Whether he’s hanging out in the backyard, heading to the beach, or going for a hike, pets always seem like they are having a blast when they are outside. Unfortunately, you have to be mindful of heat stroke in dogs and … Continued

Milestones in a Puppy’s Development

If you’ve found an orphan puppy, you won’t know exactly how old he is. But you need to make an educated guess so you can determine the kind of care he’ll need. A two-day old puppy needs a completely different of care than a three week old. Once you’ve figured out his age, you’ll know … Continued

Finding your Puppy’s Forever Family

You’re madly in love with him, but you may not be able to keep him. Get tips for finding the perfect home. As hard as all those late-night feedings were, you’ll find the hardest part still lies ahead of you. Right now, your puppy’s little life is a one big question mark. And you have … Continued

Orphan Puppy Socialization

When should the puppy meet the rest of the family? What can you do to make him a happy, well-socialized dog? Puppies have a lot in common with their human counterpart. Both puppies and babies need physical and mental stimulation, or they will suffer behavioral and developmental difficulties as they grow up. Dogs are very … Continued

Let’s Get Warm

Newborn puppies need warmth more than food. Here’s what you need to know about warming him up and creating a cozy nest. Under normal circumstances, neonatal puppies depend on their mom to maintain their body temperature. But your situation is far from normal. Without external heat, it doesn’t take long for a puppy to become … Continued

What’s Wrong with My Puppy?

Neonatal puppies are so fragile; they can quickly take a bad turn. Keep a close eye on him and call your vet immediately when you first notice trouble. Hold a weigh-in each morning. His weight should increase a little each day. It should never decrease. Take proactive steps to keep your puppy (and your own … Continued

Bathtime for Puppies

A mother dog spends a lot of time bathing her puppies. Here’s how you can keep your puppy clean. Like any good mom, she washes her babies’ faces after dinner, and (as disgusting as it sounds), she spruces up the nest after they go to the bathroom. Her constant grooming not only keeps them clean, … Continued

Caring for Your Dog When You’re Away

When you vacation, it’s tough to leave your dog behind. There are some important things to consider before you go. Everyone needs to get away. Dog owners are no different, but vacations are not always a good idea for dogs. In these situations, you’ll need to find another way to care for your dog while … Continued

Paws On the Go: Pet Friendly Travel

It’s vacation time! You wait for it all year and now it’s finally here. Only one problem – what do you do with your dog? Chances are that if he’s a part of the family, you’ll miss him too much to leave him behind – so bring him along! There are a ton of dog … Continued

Car Sickness and Your Dog

Motion sickness isn’t just a problem for humans; your dog may be just as uncomfortable in a moving car. We’ve nearly all felt it at least once before. The car starts to get going and all of a sudden you’re nauseous, hot, and dizzy. It can make car rides uncomfortable, sometimes even intolerable. Believe it … Continued

Dog Travel Checklist

Pack your dog’s bag with the essentials before you hit the road. Follow this simple checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything for your dog while traveling. Food and water Dry food in zip-up bags. Food and water bowls. Rawhide bones or other natural treats. Giving your pet a rawhide bone while traveling can … Continued

Traveling with Your Dog

With careful planning, your dog can make a great companion while on vacation. There are a number of things to keep mind before and during your vacation to ensure your dog’s health and safety. Whether your dog is a seasoned traveler or a first-timer, these tips will help make your journey together a smooth one. … Continued

A Safe, Soft Place: Why Your Dog Needs a Dog Bed

Most dogs sleep for 12 hours a day. Choosing the right bed is essential. Though many people think dogs can curl up and sleep most anywhere, your furry friend really shouldn’t be sleeping on the floor. You also probably don’t want him climbing up on your beds or sofas. The truth is, dogs need beds … Continued