Is Getting A Dog The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Health?

Article by Gretchen Lidicker | Found on MindBodyGreen

Ever feel like health news is too overwhelming, fast-paced, or hard to decipher? Us too. Here, we filter through the latest in integrative health, wellness trends, and nutrition advice, reporting on the most exciting and meaningful breakthroughs. We’ll tell you exactly what you need to know—and . . . → Read More: Is Getting A Dog The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Health?

My Cat is Perfectly Healthy: Why Should I See a Vet?

Post by Dr. Ruth MacPete, DVM | Found on PetHealthNetwork

Whether healthy or not, all cats should see their veterinarian at least once a year. Why, you might ask? Why not! We go to our doctor for our regular checkups. We take our kids to their pediatrician for their well-child visits. We don’t like . . . → Read More: My Cat is Perfectly Healthy: Why Should I See a Vet?

Dog Owners Walk 22 Minutes More Per Day. And Yes, It Counts As Exercise

Article by Alison Aubrey | Found on NPR.org

Dog owners often say the best thing about dogs is their unconditional love.

But new research suggests there’s another benefit, too. Dog owners walk more.

In a study published Monday in the journal BMC Public Health, dog owners on average walked 22 minutes more per day . . . → Read More: Dog Owners Walk 22 Minutes More Per Day. And Yes, It Counts As Exercise

Dog Daycare: What’s Your Plan If You Have an Emergency?

Article Found on DogHealthNews.com

Dog daycare may not be on your top priority list until your 85 year old uncle falls down the stairs, spends 4 days in the hospital, requires 3 weeks of physical therapy and needs to install a stairlift before he can go home and care for his dog who’s . . . → Read More: Dog Daycare: What’s Your Plan If You Have an Emergency?

7 Tips to Keeping Your Dog Happy and Healthy

Article Found on PRNewsWire.com

Dogs are man’s best friend, so it’s no surprise that in the United States there are nearly 80 million dogs as household pets – that’s about one dog for every four people. One of the easiest ways to keep your pup happy and healthy is through a mix of the . . . → Read More: 7 Tips to Keeping Your Dog Happy and Healthy

New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

Article by Anne L. Fritz | Found on EverydayHealth.com

A new pet is more than an adorable bundle of fur; it’s also a big responsibility. That pesky puppy or curious kitten can find lots of ways to get into trouble, and — contrary to popular opinion — pets don’t always intuitively know what can . . . → Read More: New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

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

Introducing Your New Cat to Your Dog

Article featured on Paws

It’s important to have realistic expectations when introducing a new pet to a resident pet. Some cats are more social than other cats. For example, an eight-year-old cat that has never been around other animals may never learn to share her territory (and her people) with other pets in the household. . . . → Read More: Introducing Your New Cat to Your Dog

Is There a Best Time to Get a Puppy?

Article by Mariana Peeva | Featured on Daily Treat

When is the best time to get a puppy? You’ll want to consider:

The season Your schedule Your puppy’s temperament

Most dog owners and dog sitters agree that spring or summer are the optimal seasons for obtaining your four-legged friend. Warmer months are ideal times . . . → Read More: Is There a Best Time to Get a Puppy?

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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