Understanding Pet Food Labels

Understanding Pet Food Labels

Article by Victoria Vogt | Found on Animal Planet

You may think you’re feeding Fido top-of-the-line dog food, but without an understanding of pet food labels, you may be putting your pooch at risk. It takes more than just reading the catchy brand name and nutritional claims that pop out . . . → Read More: Understanding Pet Food Labels

The 4 Things Every Pet Owner Needs to Do to Keep Their Home Germ-Free

Article by Anthea Levi | Found on Health.com

No one expects pets to be pristine, but good hygiene is essential, not only for your dog’s or cat’s health but for yours, too. That includes everything from frequent litter changes to wiping down a pup’s paws, not to mention regular baths. Want your furry pals . . . → Read More: The 4 Things Every Pet Owner Needs to Do to Keep Their Home Germ-Free

New Study Shows Cats are as Smart as Their Owners Already Knew

Article by Haine Elfenbine | Found on Pet MD

No one with a cat would ever doubt that their cat remembers who feeds them, when they get fed and where the food is served. They know exactly who to wake when the clock strikes one minute past breakfast time and will escort said half-awake . . . → Read More: New Study Shows Cats are as Smart as Their Owners Already Knew

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