A Sofa-Cleaning Guide for Pet Owners
With a few tips and tricks, you can keep your sofa looking good and feeling comfy as a favorite spot for both you and your pet.
Your New Kitten Survival Guide—Kitten Prep 101
Thinking about adopting a kitten? Here’s what you need to do when you bring home your new kitten...
How Dogs Learn From Other Dogs
One aspect of dog learning that is overlooked by the scientific community has to do with dogs modeling their activities on the behaviours they observe in other dogs.
Preventing Lyme Disease In Pets
We all know that pets are prone to getting fleas and ticks, but did you know that these pesky parasites could transmit dangerous diseases to your pet?
The 10 Warning Signs of Cancer
Sadly, cancer is one of the leading causes of death in dogs and cats. Early detection is key to effective treatment, so here are the 10 most common warning signs.
7 Reasons Senior Cats Make Awesome Pets
I adopted both of my guys as adults and now that they’re fully enjoying their golden years at 10 and 11 years old respectively, I’m learning all about why having a senior cat is the absolute best.
What Your Cat's DNA Can Tell You
If you’re interested in getting your feline tested too, here’s a bit about how the process works.
5 Easy Steps To Help Your Dog Drop The Extra Weight
If dogs become overweight, it puts them at greater risk of osteoarthritis, respiratory problems, and pancreatitis.
The following ten bad owner habits are common errors pet behaviorists often see while diagnosing problem behaviors in a troubled pet home.
A Dog Toy That Smells Like Dog Butt? Yes indeed.
here are many dog behaviours that we humans have a hard time comprehending, and of these, the ubiquitous butt sniffing probably tops the list.
Health Insurance for Pets 101
Pet insurance isn't nearly as confusing as you might think. Here's an inside look at how it works.
Hide-and-Seek With Kitty
When I come to someone’s house, I have to entertain kitty. Hmm??? Well since they are hunters by nature, let’s hunt.
Compulsive Disorders in Cats
Cats can become frustrated and stressed for the same reasons people do.
How Cats Think
If you’ve ever wondered what your cat was thinking as she gazes out the window, or why he sits on your newspaper when you’re trying to read, you’re in good company.
Ease Your Cat’s Anxiety With This Natural Remedy
Vet visits, travel, separation, moving… Veterinarian-recommended Rescue Remedy Pet is an all-natural way to treat pet anxiety, fear, and behaviour issues.
Pet Cancer Awareness Month
Many of us know someone whose life has been impacted by cancer. Unfortunately, cancer can also occur in our pets.
How to Responsibly Give a Pet as a Gift
Thinking of giving the gift of a pet this holiday season? Here's how to give a pet responsibly.
How Behaviorists Can Help You and Your Cat Bond
Feel like you don't understand your cat? A feline behavior expert can help. Here's how.
The Basement Litter Box Area
As a cat owner, you’ve probably heard by now that the correct number of litter boxes are important to help create and maintain good litter box habits in your cat household.
True Cat Facts
Rumours abound where our feline friends are concerned: cats have nine lives, purr only when happy, and always land on their feet? All distinctly false.
When is Your Cat Hiding Illness or Injury?
We do our best to take care of our feline friends, but sometimes signs of pain and sickness go unnoticed.
Does Your Pet Have A Hot Spot
Have you ever noticed your pet excessively licking, biting, or scratching a specific area on their body?
How to Teach Your Cat Tricks
You might believe that cats are impossible to train, but really, you can use a similar approach to training a dog.
Preparing Your Pet For Disaster
No matter where you live, it is important to be prepared for the types of disasters that can occur in your area,
Top 4 tests when choosing a shelter dog
Here are five tests to help you determine which lucky dog should come home with you.
A Dog's Mind
Scientific research is getting closer to determining what actually goes on in our dogs’ minds—with some surprising results.
How to Care for a Sick Dog
When your pup is sick, shower her with extra TLC. Here's how to help your dog feel better.
The Fun and Easy Way to Exercise Super-Energetic Dogs
Do you have a can't-stop, won't-stop kind of canine?
The Rhodesian Ridgeback
The Ridgeback, or African Lion Hound as he is also called, was developed in the Southern regions of Africa.
What to Ask Your Vet Before a Dental Cleaning
Want to know what to ask your vet prior to a dental cleaning? Here our expert lets us know!
The Biggest Health Threat To Your Dog
When pet-insurance provider Petplan took a look at their data, they found their most frequently claimed conditions have one thing in common: obesity.
5 ways to Stimulate Your Stay-at Home Cat
Bored cats can act out with destructive behaviour like chewing, scratching where they aren’t supposed to, waking their humans in the middle of the night, and fighting with their feline housemates.
Joyful Rides: Making the Car Safer for Dogs
Car trips with your dog can be fun, but these tips will help you make them safe.
Prepping Pets for Hurricane Season
Hurricanes are scary, but with proper preparations you and your pet will be ready for anything.
Playing with Dogs Safely Around Water
It's fun spending time with your dogs in the summer and these tips can help you keep them safe.
The Benefits of Spaying and Neutering
Spaying and neutering not only prevents unwanted litters but also many health problems too.
Dog DNA Tests: The Surprising Results
Think you know what breed your dog is? Think again! DNA tests give surprising results like these.
Spaying and Neutering Pets
Spaying and neutering pets is a big decision for pet owners. Although the idea of a pet having surgery can be scary, spaying and neutering is a common practice performed by veterinarians that can be beneficial to both you and your pet.
What You Should Do If You Find A Kitten
Twelve years ago, it seemed like the right thing to do. Janice Dankert found a litter of tiny kittens under her porch and her first response was to scoop them up.
Veterinary Dermatologists Help Pets Look and Feel Their Best
In addition to the burden of fleas and ticks, pets can experience skin health issues, such as dry skin or allergic reactions.
Cats That Have a PhD in Napping
Looking at sleeping cats is so soothing... we'd argue it's more relaxing than a cup of tea or the sound of rain!
How to Keep Your Cat Entertained
Cats are curious creatures that love to run, climb, hunt and play. Providing entertainment and activities for your cat keeps them healthier and helps reduce unwanted behavior.
Expert Q&A: Cats and Protein
Why Cats Lick Everything
Are You Ready for Another Cat?
Catnip and Other Plants Cats Love
Why Your Dog Adores His Veggies
How to Maintain Your Pet's Skin and Coat
How Much Wet Food Should I Feed My Cat?
INFOGRAPHIC: Can My Dog Eat That?
Feline Health Tip #7
A Guide to Common Dog Behaviors
VIDEO: How to Make Feeding Fun
Determine Your Dog's Cancer Risk
Study Shows Dogs Mimic Our Behavior
It's Pet Dental Health Month!
The Ultimate Guide to Cat Dental Health
VIDEO: How To Tell If Your Cat Is Sick
Pet Food 101
Feline Health Tip #2
What to Know About Dogs and Eye Injuries
How to Keep Your Pet Clean
Gastric Upset and Going to the Vet
How to Choose a Veterinarian
What's the Difference Between Cat Food and Dog Food, Really?
How to Prepare Your Pet for Cold Weather
How to Start Your Dog on Grain-Free Food
Should I Leave My Senior Dog Alone?
New Year's Resolutions for You and Your Cat
Make 2018 the best year ever with resolutions you and your cat will love.
10 New Year's Resolutions for You & Your Dog
Can Dogs Eat Nuts?
Keeping 'Em Happy: Collies Who Don't Herd
Litter Box Relapse or UTI?
Easing Anxiety for Pets with Cancer
7 Things That Can Stress Out Your Pet
Cat Health and Urinary Behavior
How To Train A Cat For Proper Play
Gift Your Pet Safe Spaces For the Holidays
How to Bathe a Dog with Sensitive Skin
Help! My Cat Won't Stop Spraying
Why Does My Dog Eat Rocks, Socks & More?
Why Does My Cat...?
My Cat Won't Stop Meowing At Night
How to Take Care of Your Cat's Teeth
Cats and Gastrointestinal Disorders
5 Steps to Having a Greener Pet
Alternative Medicine For Dogs
The Benefits of Spaying and Neutering
How Pets Can Improve Your Baby's Life
Hyperthyroidism in Cats
Ensure Your Pet Gets the Right Nutrition
Conjunctivitis In Pets
The Dish on Canine Nutrition
How To Choose The Best Dental Treat
Senior Dogs, Puppy Behaviors
Four Common Feline Parasites
4 Signs of a Happy Cat
How to Perform the Heimlich on Pets
Labor Day Love: Diabetes Alert Dogs
Why Do Dogs Growl?
Is Your Dog Losing His Hearing?
What To Do If Your Pet Is Injured
How a Pet a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Help for Back-to-School Blues
Summertime Safety for Your Dog
Is An Activity Monitor Right for Your Dog?
How to Trim Your Cat’s Claws
Inside the Vet's Office
Does Your Dog Have A Skin Condition?
Gear To Keep Your Dog Cool
How to Care for Your Aging Dog
How to Reduce Your Dog's Joint Pain
5 Signs Your Dog Loves You
7 Expert Tips for Bringing Fido to the Office
Prevent Heartworm with Regular Testing
How to Tell If a Plant Is Safe for Pets
How to Protect Your Dog’s Paws
Keep Your Pet from Making You Sick
Ringworm and Your Pet
How to Choose The Right Food For Your Pet
April Is Heartworm Awareness Month
Kidney Disease In Dogs and Cats
4 Convenient Ways to Keep Your Dog Fit
Expert Q&A: Dogs and Fleas
Why Does My Dog Love Peanut Butter?
5 Causes of Bad Doggy Breath
7 Tips to Help Support Your Dog’s Agility
6 Ways To Help Support Your Dog's Immune System
What Should I Feed My Older Dog?
6 Ways to Help Keep Your Dog’s Joints Healthy
5 Tips to Help Freshen Your Dog's Breath
Meet the Pet Experts: Dr. Jill & Dr. Leslie
How Do I Train a Stubborn Dog?
How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Barking?
8 Ways to Help Your Older Dog Feel Young
How Do I Clean My Spaniel’s Ears?
Can Dogs Eat Pumpkin?
Can I Feed My Dog Turkey?
Ask the Expert: Do Dogs Get Depressed in Winter?
How to Store Your Pet Food
Where and how you store your pet food is key to keeping it safe and fresh for your pet.
How to Introduce Yourself to a Dog
Dogs are the best people, so it’s only natural to want to smother them with affection when you greet them. Most of them are too nice to say it, but this is actually a terrible way to introduce yourself to a dog. Here’s how to make a more appropriate first impression.
Q&A: Keep your dog's brain stimulated
Dr. Leslie explains the necessity of providing your dog with adequate levels of mental stimulation.
How to Get Your Cat to Stop Meowing at Your Door at Night
Cats are great. They’re awesome cuddlers and are cute as heck. But sometimes they’re also jerks.
Protecting Your Pet From the Summer Heat
Summer means more time to play outside, go swimming, and soak up the sun. However, warmer temperatures also mean that pets may be more susceptible to heat exhaustion or heat stroke.