Integrating a Younger Pet With an Older Pet

Article by Dr. Mary Becker DVM | Found on VetStreet

You have puppy or kitten fever, but you live with a senior pet. Should you get a new animal? We often have the idea that a younger pet will revitalize an older one, but is that really true?

I have found over and over . . . → Read More: Integrating a Younger Pet With an Older Pet

How to Stop Your Dog from Jumping on People

Article Featured on DogHealth.com

Dogs are wonderful companions, and one of the things that is so endearing about them is how excited they get when greeting us and other people. However, we’ve all experienced a dog that can’t contain his exuberance, jumping on us and those who come to visit. This behavior can be . . . → Read More: How to Stop Your Dog from Jumping on People

How to Bring Your Dog to Work

By Nicole Pajer | Article Featured on Cesars Way

More companies are starting to allow employees to take their dogs to work with them. Having your dog in your workplace has been shown to boost morale, increase productivity, and keep workers motivated. In addition, it provides employees with a reason to step away from . . . → Read More: How to Bring Your Dog to Work

Good Widdle Doggie! Baby Talk Works Only for Puppies

By Kacey Deamer | Found on LiveScience

Do you use “baby talk” to fuss over your dog? If your pup is still young, then the childish chatter may help, but older dogs don’t care about that high-pitched cooing, a new study finds.

To determine how dogs react to human speech, researchers in the new study . . . → Read More: Good Widdle Doggie! Baby Talk Works Only for Puppies

Five Great Ways to Challenge Your Dog’s Mind

Article by Mychelle Blake | Found on PetHealthNetwork

Proper exercise for dogs is important to their overall physical and mental wellbeing, but often “mental exercise” is given short shrift when looking at fulfilling a dog’s needs. Dogs that are bored and that have little mental and environmental stimulation can develop mild to severe behavioral . . . → Read More: Five Great Ways to Challenge Your Dog’s Mind

Why Do Cats Love Boxes?

Article Found on CatHealth.com

Cats inside cardboard boxes . . . it’s so common that it’s become cliché. Why do cats like boxes so much?

There has been some research into this issue, and it seems likely that there are multiple reasons for cats to go crazy for cardboard boxes.

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9 Warning Signs You Should Take Your Dog to the Vet

Article by Eloise Porter | Medically Reviewed by Steve Kim, MD | Featured on Health Line

When to Worry About Your Pet

Your dog is part of the family: He’s your best friend, eats your leftovers, and accompanies you on morning walks. But your dog can’t complain, so how do . . . → Read More: 9 Warning Signs You Should Take Your Dog to the Vet

What Your Dog Really Wants

Dogs are problem-solving team players who need more than cookies and affection to prosper. Follow these eight steps to make sure your dog is happy, secure, and fulfilled.

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How Dogs Can Recognize Human Emotions

Written by Honor Whiteman | Featured on Medical News Today

Calling all dog owners: does your four-legged friend seem to know when you are feeling sad, happy or angry? If so, a new study may explain why; dogs recognize human emotions by drawing on different sensory information – an ability that, until now, has . . . → Read More: How Dogs Can Recognize Human Emotions

Proper Etiquette at the Dog Park

Article featured on PetMD

Minding Your Dog’s Manners

Spending an afternoon at the dog park is great for providing your dog with exercise while allowing her to socialize with other animals. While the experience can and should be fun, it can also be a challenge if Daisy’s bad manners are allowed to go unchecked. . . . → Read More: Proper Etiquette at the Dog Park