Have you ever heard someone claim that pets can be left alone for days or that cats always land on their feet? These widespread pet care myths often circulate among non-pet owners, painting a skewed picture of what it truly means to care for an animal companion.  Misinformation can lead to poor pet care practices or misunderstandings about animal behavior, ...

When you bring a furry friend into your home, it’s not just about the companionship and joy they bring; it’s also about the commitment to their health and well-being. Choosing a dog breed known for its robust health can save you heartache and hefty vet bills in the long run. Many dog lovers overlook the importance of selecting a breed ...

Dogs enrich our lives with companionship and unconditional love. However, as they age, they face health challenges similar to those faced by humans, with joint issues being a major concern. This can limit their mobility, dampen their spirits, and diminish their quality of life. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and treatment of joint pain is crucial for proactive dog owners. This ...

Who can resist the charm of a dog with a squished face, those big, soulful eyes, and adorable snorts? Brachycephalic dogs, or breeds with short muzzles and flat faces, are among the most beloved by pet owners everywhere. However, their cute appearance comes with a cost. These dogs often face serious health challenges due to their unique facial structure, ranging ...

In a groundbreaking study funded by Morris Animal Foundation and the Golden Retriever Foundation®, researchers at the University of Minnesota are pioneering a novel approach that could significantly change how we detect and manage cancer in dogs, specifically diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL)—the most common type of deadly cancer among canines. The Promise of Early Detection The “test and intervene” ...

When choosing a pet dog, many prospective owners look at breed characteristics like size, temperament, and coat type. However, recent research suggests that another physical trait—the shape of a dog’s head—could significantly impact their health and longevity. This insight is crucial not just for pet selection but also for understanding how to care for these animals throughout their lives. Understanding ...

As our beloved dogs enter their golden years, it becomes increasingly important to ensure their comfort and happiness. Just like us, senior dogs face a range of age-related challenges, from joint stiffness to changes in their dietary needs. It’s not just about adding years to their life but adding life to their years. However, navigating the vast array of products ...

In our bustling lives, filled with deadlines and commitments, it’s all too easy to let some of the smaller yet crucial aspects of pet care slip through the cracks. Yet these small moments add up and contribute to your dog’s overall well-being and happiness. The reality of maintaining a dog’s health goes beyond the basics of food, water, and the ...

Dogs, our faithful companions, bring joy and love into our homes but also come with their own set of challenges. One of the challenges of pet ownership is watching out for our pets’ curiosity to ensure their safety. There are several pests that can harm our pets’ health. Understanding these risks is crucial for every dog owner, as these pests ...

Every pet owner knows that a dog’s appetite can be as unpredictable as the weather. One day, your furry friend is gobbling down every morsel in sight, and the next, they’re turning their nose up at their favorite dish. While it’s easy to brush off these quirks as just another doggy whim, a consistent lack of appetite could signal something ...