Responsible Pet Care

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.

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.

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.

LawnStarter.com

Growing and Maintaining a Pet Herb Garden

Experts tell us animals will intuitively eat plants to treat their own symptoms—they self-medicate. Why not grow a pet herb garden to help them out? Here are six tips on how to grow and maintain a pet health herb garden.

The Animal Health Company

How to Look After your Dog During the Winter Months

Just like us humans, dogs begin to feel the pinch when the weather starts to cool down, even when they have thick furry coats to rely on. As winter approaches, it’s essential to take extra precautions to properly look after your dog during the winter months.

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Puppy Training Guide: When to Tackle Each Skill

Training is a critical part of your puppy’s growth and development. But when is the right time to start training? The short answer: It depends on the skill. Read our guide to get a better handle on timing training for your new pup.