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40 Percent of Pet Foods Labeled Incorrectly

Thursday, November 13, 2014

With the Pet food industry booming, Americans are expected to spend " more than $22 billion" on pet food this year. But before you buy your preferred brand, can you be 100 percent sure that the ingredients on the label are correct?  READ MORE




How One Dog Became a Kitten Nanny

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Here's a testament to the friendship between cats and dogs – a story about ' Boots,' a Chow-Golden Retriever mix who was one of 300 animals rescued and treated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. After recovering from his initial injuries, Boots was adopted by an EAMT volunteer. She noticed right away how well Boots and her cats got along, which is why he was recruited to be a kitten babysitter at a kitten nursery, based in Arizona, which cares for kitties at the young ages of 5-8 weeks old.  READ MORE




Unique Portraits Capture Elderly Pets

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Aging is not for the fainthearted, and that goes for pets too. How do you know when your dog or cat has become a senior? According to vetmedicine.about.com, "as a general rule of thumb, dogs and cats are considered "senior" around age seven. Larger dogs sooner (age 5 or 6), and smaller dogs later (age 8 or 9)."  READ MORE




On the Fence about Bringing a Puppy Home?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Are you on the fence? Have you been discussing adopting a pet for weeks or months with your significant other? Do you have fears about how this new furry friend could change your life (and your relationship) for better or worse? Join the club of every pet owner that ever was. We were all there once.  READ MORE




Pet Safety Tips for Halloween Festivities

Monday, October 27, 2014

Halloween is such a fun holiday, it's natural to want to include your pets in the festivities! But with all the extra activities, lots of human treats lying around and cumbersome costumes, it's important to pay extra attention to the safety and well-being of your four-legged friend! Here are some safety tips to keep in mind this Halloween, adopted from EntirelyPets.com READ MORE




Can Dogs Contract Ebola?

Thursday, October 23, 2014

With all the ongoing news about the Ebola Virus, some of you may be wondering if your animals are susceptible as well.  READ MORE




Two Adorable Cat & Dog Videos

Monday, October 20, 2014

These two videos are so entertaining, we had to share them with you! Both celebrate the quirky, complicated and lovable relationship between the cat and the dog.  READ MORE




This Product Can Save Your Dog from Getting Lost

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Losing a dog that has run off is one of the worst experiences a pet owner goes through. There are 4 main reasons dogs tend to run away, according to this article, which we've summarized below:   READ MORE




We’d Be Better off If We Could Play Like this Dog Does

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Do you ever feel like your pets have tapped into the secret of life when they look at you day after day with a big, slobbery grin on their face? Pet owners have long benefitted from their dogs' contented, playful nature. In fact, I'm pretty sure they're one of the best influences on humanity. That's one reason why almost every American president has owned a dog. They can not only be wonderful companions, but also role models. Just watch this adorable puppy frolic in a fountain in London, while his human counterparts look on, touched.   READ MORE




Time to Get Active with Your Pet

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Pet obesity is a real issue and so is human obesity (53% of dogs and 55% of cats are overweight). Risks of obesity include cancer, high blood pressure, arthritis, diabetes and behavioral problems, according to this article. Exercising with your pet not only contributes to good health for both of you, but it's also a great way to bond and relieve excess energy, ensuring you both sleep great!   READ MORE






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