February 20 is National Love Your Pet Day!

Pamper your special pet with gifts and health care

Doggie breath – a sign of serious disease? Does your sweet pet have sour breath? A bad odor coming from the mouths of your pets could be more than a nuisance; it could signify a serious health risk with the potential to damage not only your pets’ teeth and gums but their internal organs as well. To address the importance […]

Pet lovers lavish their companions with gifts on holidays

Furry, finned and feathered friends help make a house a home. These companions are more than just pets; they’re often cherished family members. So, it should come as no surprise that, come the holidays, people want to lavish extra attention on their animals by way of presents. The American Pet Products Association says pet owners spend billions of dollars on […]

Consider home environment when choosing a dog breed

Prospective dog owners have many different breeds to choose from. Dogs vary with regard to temperament, coat type, looks, and even size, giving would-be dog owners many options to find the breeds that may suit their lifestyles. Small dogs tend to be favorites among those who live in apartments or do not have the space or time for the long […]

Keep your pets safe from ice and de-icers

With large winter storms continuing for much of the United States, it’s important to take steps to prevent slips, falls and injuries from ice–not just among people, but among our four-legged friends as well. This may include the use of de-icers to keep sidewalks, steps, driveways and roads clear of ice. While these de-icers pose some risks to our pets, […]

Nominations sought for hero dog awards

 American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, announced on Jan. 16 the official start of the 2019 American Humane Hero Dog Awards® campaign, sponsored by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation and Zoetis Petcare (a U.S. business uni… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

What to do when your cat needs a bath

 According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), indoor cats rarely need baths. That’s because indoor cats use their tongues and teeth to stay relatively clean. While cats can benefit from routine brushing, wh… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Azawakh joins the pack as newest AKC-recognized breed

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, announced today that the Azawakh (pronounced Oz-a-wok) has gained full AKC recognition. This new addition to the AKC registry became eligible to… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

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