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2 people walking 2 dogs along a track through a forest - 6 Ways to be the Best Dog Parent
Jane Cowan

6 Ways to be the Best Dog Parent

No matter how well prepared you think you are or how much you read, when it comes to being a dog parent there is only so much you can learn without doing. Here are 6 nuggets of wisdom that can improve you and your dog’s life.

Woman and dog biting the same piece of watermelon. - 7 Human Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Dog
Janet Walker

7 Human Foods To Avoid Feeding Your Dog

Dog parents are eager to share food with their canine friends. But not all human foods are safe for dogs. Here are 7 human foods to avoid feeding your dog.

Grieving a Pet, Don't Underestimate its Value
Nat Juchems

Grieving A Pet, Don’t Underestimate its Value

Death rarely fails to have a significant impact upon us. Logically, we know that there is an inevitability to it, a natural part of the life cycle. Still, emotionally it has the potential to have a devastating and disruptive influence. This doesn’t just go for the passing of human friends and family, either—when our pets die, we can feel it just as keenly.

Separation Anxiety: Dog Looking Out Of Window
My Pet Child

Separation Anxiety: How To Know If Your Dog Has It

Separation anxiety is a condition in which your dog cannot stand to stay at home while you are not around. They start feeling anxious and distressed when they don’t see you and end up behaving unusually or destructively.

LawnStarter.com

Herbal Remedies for Your Anxious Dog

Like people, dogs can become anxious and uneasy in new situations. Your veterinarian can prescribe medication to help combat the anxiety, but you can also use natural herbal remedies to calm your pooch without making them drowsy. Check out these herbal remedies for your anxious dog.

Rover.com

Find the Perfect Dog for Your Lifestyle

Although all dogs are individuals, there are often common traits shared between dogs of the same breed. To find a dog with the best characteristics for you and your family’s lifestyle and temperament, use Rover’s dog breed selector to answer questions about your lifestyle, and the selector will provide you with several suggestions. Here are a few of the highlighted breeds.

Susan Doktor

A Pet Health Insurance Primer

A lifetime of pet care is estimated to cost between $9,000 and $13,000, with annual expenses for caring for a dog averaging $1,843. Given that veterinary care is often initiated under emergency circumstances, many pet owners are opting to purchase pet health insurance to help them better budget for keeping their pets healthy.

Susan Austin

How To Make Sure Cleaning Supplies are Safe for Pets

Keeping your home clean with pets can be a challenge, and choosing pet safe cleaning supplies can add a level of complication. But taking care and finding cleaning supplies without chemicals considered harmful for pets and humans, along with safe storage practices, can go a long way to keeping your home clean and safe for pets.