Skip to main content

Archives

Kitten in kitchen eating

How many times a day should kittens eat?

Your kitten will need more fuel for his growing body than an adult cat. We give suggestions on how much he can eat each day to be happy.
Cat near its litter box

Is there blood in your cat’s stool? Don’t panic — here’s what it means and what to do

If your cat has bloody stools, don't panic — you might just have to wait it out. Reach for this guide before calling the vet.
A Pit Bull puppy holding a large pipe in their mouth

How to take care of your pit bull puppy

Pit bull puppies are adorable, and fun — but have special needs like any other dog. Here's how to care for yours.
a pregnant brown American pit bull mix with a bow around her stomach poses standing on a wooden crate with flowers

What to expect when your dog’s expecting: A dog pregnancy guide

This is what you need to know about dog pregnancy stages.
A small brown dog lying on the back of a sofa in mid-yawn

Why do dogs cough? What you need to know

There are many reasons behind dog coughing, and it can be tricky to pinpoint the true cause. Fortunately, we're here to explain why dogs cough.
Striped orange cat meowing

Why do cats meow excessively? 6 possible causes – and solutions that can help you both

Talkative cats are cute, but excessive meowing can be annoying. Here are some possible causes and solutions that can help both of you.
Cat with empty bowl looking up

Loss of weight in cats can be a symptom of many things – Here’s what you need to know and when to call the vet

Loss of weight in cats is a serious issue. Here's why you need to contact your veterinarian as soon as possible.
Guinea pig on hay

How long do guinea pigs live? Here’s what to know

This is how long you can expect your guinea pig to live — and ways you can help increase a guinea pig's lifespan, by keeping them healthy.
A close-up of a gray cat hissing

Why do cats hiss? There are actually several reasons for this behavior

Why do cats hiss? This question is an important one to ask, so you can do what you can to avoid making a cat hiss (and help others do the same).
A black and white French bulldog puppy sleeps in the arms of a person wearing a sweater

3 effective tips to make puppy sleep training less of a nightmare

Puppies need to adjust to new environments — but you can help them sleep at night with a few easy tricks guaranteed to get your fur baby snoozing.
A cat and Yorkie playing

Why do cats hate dogs? The answer isn’t all that simple

Why do cats hate dogs? Do cats actually hate dogs? Good questions. We dug up some answers for you and how to help the two play nice.
A German shepherd sits on the grass in front of a house

5 things you might not know about the German shepherd

German shepherds are a popular dog breed, but not many people know these specific fun facts. The breed's history is more eventful than you think.
A brown French bulldog lies on the floor next to their black food dish

Can dogs eat seafood? Yes, if you follow these tips

Can dogs eat seafood? Absolutely — as long as you follow these rules.
A black and white cat's lower body as they lie on hardwood floor

Why do cats wag their tails? The interesting facts behind it

Everyone knows what a wagging tail means on a dog, but why do cats wag their tails? The real answer may surprise you.
A small golden puppy runs across a yard

5 interesting things you might not know about the golden retriever

You might think you know the golden retriever breed, but are you aware of their history and special traits? Read on to discover the five things to know.
Cat nibbles her person's hand gently

Why do cats bite? Here are the 6 main reasons

Sometimes cats bite out of nowhere, but it's not actually for no reason. We'll walk through six potential causes for sudden snapping.
A dog lies on the floor making sad eyes up at the camera

Why do dogs cry? The 5 most common reasons

It can be tricky to nail down exactly what's causing your dog to whimper. By thinking through the different causes, you'll figure out how to meet their needs.
A puppy's paws crossed in the grass

Why do dogs bite their paws? There are many reasons for this behavior

If you notice your dog biting their paws, you'll want to read up about why this behavior happens. You may be able to easily help them.
A cat lies on her back kneading

Why do cats make biscuits? Here’s why your cat kneads

There's a bit more to cats making biscuits than meets the eye. Here are the five main reasons why your pet might knead you or their surroundings.
A dog barks in front of a yellow background

Why do dogs bark? An expert guide to every yip, howl, and arf

Dog barking might annoy you, but it's a big part of communication. Figure out why they're barking and then train them to do it at the right times.
A small dog sits on the table at a vet office

Why do dogs’ anal glands fill up? Here’s what to know

Your pup's anal glands might fill up from time to time and require attention. We'll walk you through why they fill up and how to maintain them.
An orange tabby cat sleeps with their eyes closed

Why do cats sleep so much? Are all those snooze sessions something to worry about?

Whether your furry friend sleeps the day away or is often awake between cat naps, it can be difficult to know if their sleep schedule is normal.
A person in a black T-shirt and jeans walks a small white and brown dog on a path lined with tall plants with yellow flowers

7 ways your dog can help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions in 2024

Your dog can help you stay on track with your New Year's resolutions. Here's how your pup can be your biggest cheerleader and partner this year.
Black cat lying on a table with plants on a balcony

If cats had New Year’s resolutions, here’s what they would be

If your cat had to set New Year's resolutions, we've guessed what they'd be. Plus, how you can help your cat meet their goals.
Green snake curled up over a branch

How to tell if your snake is sleeping

Do snakes have eyelids? Do snakes sleep with their eyes open? Here's how to tell if a snake is sleeping (and what that means for you).
A Maine Coon cat reaches his snow-covered paw toward the camera.

Wondering how to keep cat warm in cold weather – here are 9 effective ways to help your pet stay toasty

How do you keep cats warm in cold weather? Help your kitty cat stay warm in winter with these effective strategies.
A tabby cat stretched out on a faux fur rug near a space heater.

Good, better, best: Space heaters that are safe if you have pets

We love these pet-friendly space heaters that are safer for your dogs and cats. Look for the pet-friendly features these models have.
A golden retriever chasing a ball

4 ways to uplift your dog’s mental health and why it’s so important

Your dog's mental health might seem like a foreign subject at first, but your furry friend's needs may be surprisingly similar to your own. Here's what to know.
Kitten on a couch wearing a red sweater

Are cat clothes necessary in cold weather? What to consider

Before getting your cat a sweater, consider these things first.
Golden retriever sleeping in bed with owner

How many hours a day do dogs sleep? It depends on their age and breed

If your dog sleeps a lot, you might be wondering whether something is wrong. We walk you through how much your pup should sleep.
A black cat with a dusting of snow on her coat stands outside

Do cats get cold outside? Veterinarians explain what temperature is too low for outdoor kitties

Is it too cold outside for your cat? Find out what temps he can take and if you are harming your cat by leaving him outside.
A German shepherd puppy sticks out their tongue

Why do you often find your dog with their tongue out? Here’s what vets say about the ‘blep’

Whether you see the tip of your dog's tongue or the whole nine yards, these are just a few reasons why. When in doubt, you can always ask a vet.
Dr Cuddles ReadyRESCUE at home detoxifier for pets

Here’s why everyone should have some ReadyRESCUE first-response on hand

Sponsored
ReadyRescue first-response from Dr. Cuddles is an immediate response when pet's ingest something and may experience an adverse reaction. Learn more here.
Dr Cuddles ReadyRESCUE at home detoxifier for pets

Dr Cuddles ReadyRESCUE is a first-response at home detoxifier for your pets

Sponsored
ReadyRESCUE from Dr. Cuddles is a fast-response oral treatment to aid your pets if and when they ingest something and have an adverse reaction to it.
Orange cat sleeping on a bed covered by a blanket

What is a safe temperature for cats indoors? Here’s how to take care of your kitty in the winter

Your indoor cat needs just as much care in winter as your outdoor one. Follow these steps to ensure he stays warm this season.
Pup biting on a finger

When do puppies stop biting? That might be up to their owner

Biting is a normal, albeit annoying, part of being a puppy. This is when puppies finally stop biting everything in sight.
A Siberian husky lying outdoors in the grass

Follow these 6 husky training tips to get your pup to behave

Husky training tips that'll help pet parents teach commands the right way so they stick. You'll both be happier if your pup knows what you expect.
A border collie wearing reindeer antlers looks over the dinner table

Can dogs eat Christmas foods? Here’s what to share and what to skip this holiday season

'Tis the season of giving, but you shouldn't give every leftover to your dog. Here's a list of Christmas foods your dog can — and can't — eat safely.
Cat sleeping on a beige fleece blanket

Do cats sleep more in winter because they’re depressed? Here’s what to know about seasonal changes in felines

If it seems like your cat sleeps more in winter, you're not just imagining things. Here's what to know about cats, sleep, and seasonal depression.
Chihuahua cocks his head while lying on the carpet

Velcro dogs: The pets most likely to become mini stalkers (and what to do about it)

Do you have a velcro dog? Find out what it means to have a pup that follows you around constantly and what you can do to curb the behavior.
Hamster sleeps in a small wooden house in his cage

Why do hamsters sleep so much? When to be concerned about their health

Hamsters snooze a lot, especially during the day. Here's when you should be worried about your hamster's sleeping habits.
Kitten sitting outside of litter box

How to introduce a new litter box to your cat: Our top tips

Convincing a cat to try something new isn’t easy — until now. Here are tips to get your kitty to use a new litter box.
An elderly golden retriever stands outside in the sunshine

How can you tell how old a dog is? Easy ways to figure it out

Use these tips to figure out the age of your dog when you aren't sure.
Woman snuggling Samoyed puppy in front of the Christmas tree

Is getting a puppy for Christmas a good idea? You can’t return them like an ugly sweater

Don't jump into dog ownership this holiday season before making sure you're ready. If you're getting a puppy for Christmas, here's what you must know.
Gray cat curled up under a fluffy blanket

6 common reasons your cat sleeps under the covers and how to prevent it

Sometimes, cats just love sleeping under the covers. Here are some common reasons why and what you can do about it.
A dog steals dinner from the Christmas table

Vets reveal 5 biggest dangers to pets during the Christmas season (and what to do to keep them safe

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but vets warn it's also the most dangerous for pets. Keep track of these things so your animals stay safe.
Jack Russell terrier in from of Christmas tree with presents

Is your dog drinking Christmas tree water? It could be more dangerous for their health than you realize

If your dog drinks Christmas tree water, it could be poisonous to them. Here are some ways to keep them safe this holiday season.
A black and white cat in a Christmas tree

Here’s what to do if your cat’s chewing the Christmas tree lights

Is your cat chewing the Christmas tree lights? This is what you should do to stop your cat from getting her claws in the decorations this year.
A red and white Shiba Inu jumps through the snow in a fenced backyard

Is it safe to keep dogs outside in winter? You’d better follow these guidelines

It is essential for pet parents to know how to keep outside dogs warm in winter weather, including when to bring them inside. This guide will help.
Dog barks outside in a lawn

Why won’t my dog bark? Here’s when pet parents should be concerned

Why won't my dog bark? There are plenty of reasons why your dog isn't barking. Learn what you can do and when you should consult a vet.