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- Many cat owners are all too familiar with an early wake-up call, but why does it keep happening?
Attention, Pet Parents — PFAS Were Detected in This Type of Dog Food PackagingIf you're a pet parent, you care about what your fur baby is consuming — which is why it's important to know PFAS were detected in dog food bags.
Vet Advice on What to Look Out For, With Dog Flu on the Rise (Exclusive)Our pets are in danger of an epidemic known as the canine influenza, or the dog flu. Know what symptoms to look out for, and more about the vaccine.
The Official Boston Marathon Dog Crosses the Rainbow Bridge, Leaving Fans HeartbrokenAfter almost 10 years of cheering on runners at the iconic race, Spencer, the official Boston Marathon golden retriever, has died at age 13.
Featured in the Puppy Bowl, Vintage Pet Rescue Is the Shelter Where Older Dogs ThriveThis year's Puppy Bowl featured one special dog that came from a Rhode Island shelter that shifts the attention to senior and disabled rescues.
Puppy Bowl XIX Featured Over 100 Adoptable Dogs — Here Are the HighlightsIn case you missed the big game, we're rounding up some of the highlights from Puppy Bowl XIX!
Are You Struggling to Get Your Dog to Eat? This Could Be WhyDogs are as lovable as they are sensitive. If your dog isn't eating, there could be various reasons as to why. Here are some of the most common ones.
Here Is the Actual Reason Your Dog Has a Wet NoseWhy are dogs' noses wet? For years, you may have heard that a wet nose is a sign of good health but it turns out that's just a myth.
The Ultimate Guide to Clipping Your Dog's Nails, SafelyAre you going to trim your dog's nails? Here's the the guide that you need to understand how to do it and why it's important for your dog's health.
For 137 Years, Groundhog Day’s Punxsutawney Phil Has Been Kept in CaptivityWhere does Punxsutawney Phil live year-round? While many may assume he is treated like an absolute king, unfortunately, the truth is a bit disappointing.
The Puppy Bowl: How to Watch, Gearing Up for the Big Game, and MoreWhen is the Puppy Bowl? Whether or not you're tuning in for the actual Super Bowl, tuning into the Puppy Bowl is absolutely imperative.
Private Equestrian Centers Are Expensive — Learn to Ride at a Horse RescueEven though a private equestrian center might come with higher caliber instructors, a horse rescue benefits both the people and animals.
‘Canine Intervention’ Star, Jas Leverette, on Training Celebrity Pups (Exclusive)We caught up with 'Canine Intervention' star and celebrity dog trainer Jas Leverette about his latest partnership and experiences with dog training.
The Difference Between Dog Rescues and Dog Shelters, if You’re Looking to AdoptWhile adopting is always preferable over shopping for dogs at pet stores, we're exploring the difference between dog shelters and dog rescues.
How to Start a Dog Rescue, According To An Animal-Lover Who's Done It (Exclusive)Are you an animal lover with a passion for dog rescue? If you've ever considered starting your own dog rescue, here are 7 steps to get you started.
Pet Parents: Keep Your Pups Away From Barley Grass, or Foxtail Barley, at All CostsBarley grass, also known as foxtail barley, is evidently dangerous to dogs? Although it may look like a simple weed, it can be fatal.
What's the Best Eco-Friendly Cat Litter?Cat litter might be disposable and some brands are biodegradable, but does that make it eco-friendly?
Ben & Jerry's Is Now Making Dog Ice Cream — but What Is It Made Of?What is dog ice cream? Ben & Jerry's is releasing a canine version of their classic dessert — here's what it's made of, safe ingredients, and more.
The Most Eco-Friendly Method for Getting Rid of Cat Poop — and One You Should Never AttemptEmptying out a litter box seems easy enough, but how do you dispose of cat poop in an eco-friendly way?
Does Your Dog Always Steal Your Seat? Why You Can No Longer Call “Fives” as a Pet ParentEvery pet parent has experienced it — you leave your comfortable seat on the couch, and when you return, your dog is there. Why do they do this?
These Food Puzzles for Dog Will Stimulate Their Brains and Keep Them OccupiedIf your dog needs a little extra mental stimulation, or if they simply need a distraction, there are so many food puzzles that will keep them occupied.
This Nonprofit Is Hosting a 31 Mile Dog Walk Challenge for January — Here’s How You Can JoinConsider starting off 2023 by taking your pet for a daily stroll, all while supporting a good cause.
Is Your Dog Always Excited? Here's How to Calm Them DownIs your dog always excited or looking to play when you can't or they're getting overly simulated? Here are a few ways to calm them down.
So Your Dog Got Sprayed by a Skunk — Here's How to Get Rid of the SmellIf your dog happens to get skunked, you could be in for a stinky situation, and if that happens, how do you get rid of the skunk smell on your dog?
Overly Vocal Feline? Here's Why Your Cat Meows so MuchSome cats can be more vocal than even the yappiest dogs, by why do some cats meow so much? And can such frequent meowing be a sign of trouble?
Beagles Rescued From Envigo Breeding Facility Are Now up for AdoptionEarlier this month, 4,000 neglected beagles were rescued from Envigo, a massive breeding facility in Virginia. Now, those dogs are up for adoption.
Dog Flu Cases Are on the Rise: Signs to Look Out For, and How to Prevent ItThe current dog flu outbreak is not something any pet — or pet parent — wants to deal with, but fortunately, there is a vaccine that can help prevent the dog flu and reduce the flu’s effects.
House Cats Can Wreak Havoc on Wildlife — Here’s How to Let Them Thrive IndoorsWhile we know the environmental impact of pets in general can be high with the pet food and toy industry, house cats have a big impact on wildlife.
Why Dogs Shake Their Heads, and When You Should Worry About ItHead shaking is an instinctual movement for dogs. However, if it becomes more persistent, it might be a cause for concern.
Senior Rescue Dog and TikTok "No Bones" Sensation, Noodle the Pug, Has DiedLast year, senior rescue dog, Noodle the pug, became a TikTok star for his "bones or no bones" videos. Sadly, he died this past weekend at age 14.
A Pet Parent’s Guide to Making Your Dog a “Plate” on ThanksgivingWhile it's obviously recommended to have your dog stick with kibble, most of us inevitably make our dogs a plate on Thanksgiving — here's what they can eat.
Tick Prevention for Dogs: Learn How to Keep Your Pet SafeOur pets safety is a top priority. Learning about tick prevention for dogs is one way we can keep them out of harm. Nexgard, vinegar, and tick checks are all used to repel these pests.
Your Cat May Be Carrying This Common Parasite — Here’s What You Should DoCoccidia are parasites found in animal feces and they can often go undetected — here's everything you should know about this common bug.
Animal Rights vs. Animal Welfare — There Is a DifferenceAnimal rights and animal welfare are not interchangeable, however, they are often used in place of one another. Here's what they mean.
EWG Detects "Forever Chemicals" in Pet Food BagsA new report has detected PFAS in pet food bags, leaving pet parents concerned about how this may affect their dogs and cats.
How Cold Is Too Cold for Dogs? Keep Your Furry Friends Safe This Winter!With the winter season upon us, it's imperative to know when to keep your pets indoors. So, how cold is too cold for dogs? Here's what we know.
Are Dogs Affected by the Climate Crisis? Are They Exacerbating It?Are dogs affected by climate change? And are they exacerbating it? We're exploring their place in the ongoing crisis affecting our planet.
Why Kaitlyn Bristowe Adopted Her Two Golden Retrievers, Ramen and Pinot (Exclusive)Kaitlyn Bristowe opens up about her dogs, why she advocates for "adopt, don't shop," and 'The Bachelorette.'
Plastic Is a Problem in the Pet Food Industry — This Nonprofit Is Working to Change ThatMany pet products contain materials that make recycling nearly impossible — that's where the Pet Sustainability Coalition comes into play.
Knuckle Bump Farms' Emmanuel the Emu Has Contracted Avian Flu — What We KnowEmmanuel the emu is the avian flu’s latest victim. Here are the latest updates.
Rattlesnake Training for Dogs: What It Entails, Pros, Cons, and AlternativesShould I put my dog through rattlesnake training? If you live in an area with rattlesnakes, it could save your pup's life.
Your Go-To Guide to Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth, to Maintain Their Pearly WhitesLet's face it: your beloved pupper deserves a healthy set of pearly whites. Here's your go-to guide to brushing your dog's teeth.
Can Dogs Eat Pumpkin? Benefits, Health Concerns, and More on the Fall StapleCan dogs eat pumpkin? Are pumpkin seeds healthy for your pets? Here's what to know about feeding your pet the fall staple.
October Is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month: What You Need to KnowIt's Adopt a Shelter Dog Month! How much does it cost to adopt a dog from the shelter?
Rawhides vs. No-Hides: Which One is Better for Dogs?Rawhides contain toxic chemicals and no-hides are a more natural alternative. Keep reading about rawhides vs. no-hides to learn more.
275 Dogs Rescued From Alleged Dog Fighting Enterprises in South CarolinaWe are celebrating the recent rescue of 275 dogs who were allegedly part of dogfighting rings in South Carolina.
8 Things Every Pet Parent Should Know Before Bringing Their Pup to the Dog ParkDog parks are a great way to get your dog socialized, and to efficiently expend their energy. But sometimes, they aren't what's best for your pooch.
Will Dogs Eat Their Owners if They Die at Home? Fluffy's Getting HungryIf you so happen to die alone in your home, would your furry four-legged friend dare to... eat you? Not your loyal dog, right? Let's see what science has to say.
Here's What to Do If Your Dog or Cat Has Been Stung by a BeeWhat's the buzz about bee stings? Here's what to do if your pet has been stung by a bee, according to the American Kennel Association.
Spike in Online Searches for Emotional Support Animals Shows How Important They AreA recent study shows a spike in searches for Emotional Support Animals as of August 2022 — this is indicative of how helpful they are for so many.