7 Safe and Healthy Human Foods for Dogs That You Can Serve for the Holidays

By Jennifer Coates, DVM

Do you want to include your favorite furry friend in your holiday celebrations? There are plenty of traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas foods that are perfect for sharing. So, if you want to create a festive meal for your special four-legged companion, here are some safe human foods for dogs you . . . → Read More: 7 Safe and Healthy Human Foods for Dogs That You Can Serve for the Holidays

10 Creative Halloween Costumes for Dogs and Cats

Article By LEAH INGRAM | Featured on Parade

Will you be one of the two in 10 pet parents dressing their fur babies up for Halloween this year? Twenty percent—that’s how many pet owners the National Retail Federation says will be putting their pet in a costume for Halloween this year.

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Science Says Your Pet Is Good for Your Mental Health

Article Found on Time | Written by Amanda Oaklander

Being a pet in America is a plum gig. Pets are incredibly well loved: according to a 2015 Harris poll, 95% of owners think of their animal as a member of the family. About half buy them birthday presents. And it’s a two-way street. People . . . → Read More: Science Says Your Pet Is Good for Your Mental Health

10 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

10 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween can be a festive and fun time for children and families. But for pets? Let’s face it, it can be a nightmare. Skip the stress and keep your pets safe this year by following these 10 easy tips.

 

1. Trick-or-treat candies are not for pets.

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A Guide for Traveling By Car With Your Pet

Article Featured on PetMD

Road trips are basically instilled into Americans as a birthright. We just get in the car, gas it up, turn on the tunes, and drive off into the beautiful sunset. But what if you’re bringing your pet along? Besides packing your pet’s favorite chew toys and a favorite blankie for them . . . → Read More: A Guide for Traveling By Car With Your Pet

Pets on the Fly? Why Are There So Many Animals in the Skies and at Airports?

Found on NBC NEWS | By Harriet Baskas

If it seems there are a lot more animals in airports — and on airplanes — these days, you’re not imagining it.

More than 30 airports around the country now have regular programs that bring certified pet therapy dogs and their handlers into the terminals to . . . → Read More: Pets on the Fly? Why Are There So Many Animals in the Skies and at Airports?

June is the American Humane Society’s Adopt-A-Cat Month®!

Article Featured on American Humane Society

ADOPT-A-CAT MONTH® Brought to you in June by American Humane Association

Each spring during “kitten season,” thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly newborns, in addition to all the mellow, . . . → Read More: June is the American Humane Society’s Adopt-A-Cat Month®!

Be Kind to Animals Week Turns 100

Celebrating 100 years of helping dogs, cats and other animals in need, the oldest commemorative week in U.S. history is taking place from May 3 – 9, 2015.

To mark the American Humane Association’s centennial salute to compassionate education, a year-long “Kindness 100″ campaign has been launched complete with a national media tour, instructional . . . → Read More: Be Kind to Animals Week Turns 100