What Dogs And Cats Really Want This Giving Season (Hint: It's not an ugly sweater)

We've collected a list of environmentally friendly pet supplies that our cat- and canine-compaions really want. Hint: it's not an ugly sweater set. 

Holiday Pet Picture Tips For Photos You And Your Pet Can Be Proud Of

How can so many people can end up with amazing dog and kitty Instagram accounts when we can’t even get our pet to sit still for a 10-second holiday snap. Here are nine tips we can use to ensure our holiday pet photos are picture perfect.

Vitamins Cats Need and Why

As a dedicated and loyal cat lover (aka: cat slave), we may wonder if, perhaps, we are remiss in our duties. Are we giving Her Royal Feline Highness the right vitamins? Find out here. 

An Owner’s Guide to Dog Treats Part 2: Picking the Right Treats

Read here to learn more about the dog treat industry, and more about picking a treat that’s right for each Fido. We’ll also explore some landmark treat lawsuits, demystify some frightening ingredients, and outline the things every good dog treat has in common.

Safe Thanksgiving Feasts for Cats and Dogs

Thanksgiving is here - the feast of all feasts to most! It’s one of those rare occasions when we can allow ourselves a day of indulgent eating. When Fido gives us that adorable, pleading look, or when kitty purrs and rubs her face against our leg, here's how we can answer with a delectable treat.

Vitamins Dogs Need And Why

For dog parents, providing the best care for their fur kids is a no-brainer. Some vitamin supplements humans give to their dogs are unnecessary, and may even be harmful. Read here to find out when supplements are worthless, and then vitamin supplements are essential for responsible doggy health maintenance.

A Guide to Dog Treats Part One: Varieties and Purposes

As pet guardians, we have a hard time not caving in to those puppy dog eyes. But, picking the right treat can be pretty overwhelming. In this two-part series, we’ll explore the dangers of treat giving and lay down some guidelines to help confused canine guardians select the right treats for our fur babies.

5 Things We Can Do to Keep Our Pets Safe from Ticks, Fleas, and Mosquitoes

Just one bad flea bite, with the laundry list of risky diseases they carry, can make even tough old Brutus require a trip to the vet. Today we’ll learn a bit more about the ‘dangerous trifecta,’ fleas, ticks, and mosquitos, and learn some things we can do to keep our furry friends safe.

Dogs of War: A Veterans Day Essay

Canines have served as wartime working dogs for centuries, but it was on March 13, 1942, that the American Army War Dogs Program was made official.  Many canines are still left behind after completing their tours, trapped on U.S. bases abroad. There are ways you can help! Read here to find out how. 

November Is Pet Diabetes Awareness Month

November is so much more than Black Friday and turkey dinners. It’s also National Diabetes Month.  One out of every 200 cats and one out of every 300 dogs will be affected by diabetes. Read here to discover important facts, symptoms to look for, and treatments available. 

November Is Pet Cancer Awareness Month: 6 Pet Cancer Myths

Although about 25-percent of our pets will one day be diagnosed with cancer, many pet parents begin that battle in ignorance. Read on to learn more and stifle a few of those common misconceptions many hold.

Pets And Their Supernatural Senses, According To Science

Those with a suspicion that our cat or canine companions can sense the supernatural are not alone.  Cats and dogs have powerful senses that give them insights into more than we can see, smell, and sense. It’s an intriguing idea that ghosts and spirits might also be within their perception. Read here to find out what science says. 

National Cat Day

Every year, National Cat Day is celebrated on October 29th. As cat lovers, we can celebrate the cats in our lives by expressing our unconditional love and companionship. Find ways to celebrate and observe this special day. 

Vet Bills and the Educated Pet Guardian, Part Two

While it’s important that Fido or Puss-In-Boots get the best care possible, this doesn’t have to mean going broke. Read here for advice on payment options and preventative care, as well as other key pieces of advice from Part One about vet care bills. 

Cat Training - The Best Basic Commands For Beginners, Part Three

Many people marvel at those who have well-trained cats. However, everyone can train their cat with just a few simple tips and basic commands. Get started here and learn how to build, or rebuild trust, the foundation of cat training. 

Cat Training - Basic Commands to Make Life With Your Cat Easier, Part-Two

Cat training can seem like an impossible challenge. However, when we know how they think and have the right tips and tools, we can have any cat happily jumping through hoops and sitting pretty in no time. Read more for fundamentals and commands that will jump-start your training.

Cat Training - It's Possible With These Three Tips, Part-One

Yes, cat training is possible. No, training our cats is not the same as training our dogs. Yes, it will take some time and effort, but it’s worth it. Read here for the three most important tips for effective cat training. 

How to Ensure You Don’t Get Swindled by an Online Pet Pharmacy

Purchasing pet meds straight from the vet often comes with an unpleasant side effect: sticker shock. And, for animal lovers living on a budget, this cost can be pretty difficult to justify. Here are six ways to ensure you get quality prescriptions for your pet without paying an arm and a leg. 

7 Strange Cat Behaviors Explained

We love our cats, but they can do some pretty weird stuff. Some of these behaviors leave us feeling pretty neglected. Others lead to the creation of memes and viral phrases. Right now, we're going to explain the rest, the ones that leave us scratching our heads.

Where to Go to Get Your Next Fur Baby

Bringing a new animal into our home is a multistep process. But, it usually starts with deciding what animal is right for our circumstances. We’ll explore four places where we can adopt or buy cats and canines, as well as the benefits of each. Find out what's best for you and your family. 

How Smart Is Your Cat?

We’ll probably never see a bomb-sniffing or seeing-eye cat. Though we depend on dogs to work long days, we rarely trust cats with anything so important. Get the final word on whether we're doing our felines a disservice. They may be smarter than us all.

Animal Pain Awareness Month: Recognizing the Signs

  September is animal pain awareness month. Why? Because animals don’t express pain the same way humans do. This month is an opportunity to learn ...

Digestive Problems in Cats And The Solutions Every Guardian Should Know

When cats suffer from digestive problems, it can ruin leave us in a state of worry. Luckily, if you understand common cat digestive problems and how to help your cat's digestive health, a bout of worrisome kitty diarrhea can be evaluated and cared for with minimal stress. Read on to find out more.

Digestive Problems In Dogs

From booty-scooting to diarrhea, all of us have seen our fair share of digestive issues. Fortunately, we’re not powerless in the battle against gastrointestinal upsets. Read this exploration of common canine digestive issues, their causes, and what us doggy guardians can do to stop them.

7 Things We Can Do to Help Fido Play Nice

To Fido, the dog park is heaven on Earth. But sometimes dogs need a little help getting along, just like kiddos. Read this list of seven things we can do to help Fido master dog-on-dog etiquette.

The Beginner’s Guide to Pet Probiotics

If commercials were anything to go by, probiotics might just stop global warming. While there is a lot of marketing hype, there is also compelling research showing that probiotics might be beneficial to the gut. Let’s explore this growing class of supplements, their benefits, and a few cautions. Plus, we’ll take a look at EcoDigestive, a probiotic and enzyme support formula for pet digestion.

National Pet Memorial Day - It Doesn’t Have To Be Sad

Every year, on the second Sunday of September, National Pet Memorial Day is a way to remember all the beautiful, happy ways our pets have changed our lives for the better. Find out how to celebrate here.

Dog Park Politics And Commandments

We explore some facts and myths about inter-dog politics and explore a few rules of dog-on-dog interactions. Whether at the dog park or adding a new fur-baby to the home pack, understanding the importance of the doggy communication commandments is essentials. Learn more here. 

Orange Cats Of The World - Unite! For Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

Every September first is Ginger Cat Appreciation Day! This year we are celebrating by sharing facts, figures, and other fun tidbits about tabbies you probably didn’t know! Find out more here. 

End-of-Life Care: Dealing With Grief

It’s at ought process to go through, but grief is something everyone experiences to one degree or another when they experience the loss of a pet. Learn how to cope and how to help others cope.

What You Need To Know About Pet Joint Care: Part Two

Part two in our series on arthritis in dogs and cats. Learn how to watch for the warning signs and symptoms of arthritis, ways your vet may want to treat arthritis, medicinal and non-medicinal options for treatment, and preventative measures we can all take right now.

What you Need to Know About Pet Joint Care Part One

To help combat the rising tide of joint pain and misery, we’ve put together this dog and cat guardian’s guide to animal joint care — and, more specifically, arthritis. 

Cat Diseases and Vaccines You Need To Know About

We want our cats to be healthy, but vaccinations are often a point of uncertainty. Learn more about core and non-core vaccines, and what to take into consideration when deciding on what's best for your cat. 

Check The Chip And Save Your Family

Microchips vastly increase the likelihood of families being reunited, but it only works if we register, track, and maintain this technology. Read here for important info about injecting and maintaining those chips.

Dog Diseases and Vaccines You Need To Know About

Vaccinations can be a point of uncertainty for many new pet guardians. Learn more about dog vaccines required by law and elective vaccines that may keep your pup healthy based on your region and lifestyle. 

Pet Vaccine Primer: Concerns and Safety, Part Two

Vaccines are a pretty controversial topic. The conversation has spilled over into the pet world, leaving a lot of questions and concerns over safety and options. In this piece, we dive into specific risks and concerns surrounding particular vaccines as well as options pet guardians have.

A Primer on Pet Vaccines, Part One

Here are some of the need-to-know basics regarding pet vaccines. This series provides important details, gives clarity regarding common misconceptions, and takes a look at some real numbers. Then make the decision for yourself and your family.

Questions To Ask Before Enrolling In Doggy Daycare

How can we find the best doggy daycare for our fur-babies? What should we look for? Here are questions we can all use to research the best possible experience for Fido while we’re we’re away at work or on vacation.

End-of-Life Care: Caregiving And Tough Choices, Part Three

In Part Three of this series, we talk about observing pain, calculating suffering, and choosing hospice care or euthanasia. While it may be an uncomfortable task, planning ahead and understanding our choices will alleviate much of the anxiety and tension that can compound an already emotional time.

End-of-Life Care And The Twilight Years, Part Two

A big part of end-of-life care is preparation. Here are some of the topics we should all consider, questions we should ask, and decisions we should think about making now, rather than later.

More Essential Commands To Teach Your Dog

Being able to take our pups with us on excursions and adventures with the confidence that they can listen and follow directions is invaluable.  This is the second installment which focuses on the next set of essential commands our dogs can benefit from.

Table Scraps Pets Cannot Have, Part Two

Part One of this list is found HERE. The following list is a continuation of the most common people foods pets really can’t have.

Table Scraps Pets Cannot Have, Part One

We all remember the rule of thumb that pets just shouldn’t have people food. Pets get pet food.  This is a helpful list of the most common people foods pets really can’t have.

Why do Cats Bury Their Poop?

Dogs bury bones. Squirrels bury nuts. Cats bury their poop. It’s a natural instinct that affects cats on a global level throughout as many generations as we can track. But why they bury their poop isn’t just a feline tendency for cleanliness. Explore this ritual with us and find out more about the kitty waste disposal system.

Cat Head Bunting: What It Means And How To Respond

Cats are quirky, mysterious, and peculiar.  Many cat guardians ask about head bunting, and we agree, it’s a behavior worth learning more about. Find out more here, at Vet Organics.

Fast Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

Here are some quick top tips to keep you and your fur-family safe this fourth of July.

Veterinary Costs And The Educated Pet Guardian, Part One

“Why does it cost so much to go to the vet?” This is a question many of us ask at one point or another.  Here are a couple important myths and some sage advice to help pet guardians build realistic and savvy expectations about vet bills and pet health conversations.

Cat Communication: Are You Listening?

There are two sides to every conversation. But are we listening? Are we paying attention to the clues and queues our cats are giving us? Or are we completely missing the other side of the conversation? Here’s a quick run-down of cat communication and how to figure out what our kitty-companions are really telling us.

Water Safety Tips For Dogs

It’s summer!  Before any of us paddleboard with our pooches, we’ve got to soak up some safety tips. Learn ways to have a safe, fun, adventurous summer with your pup, here. 

Why Do Cats Knead?

Cats have many quirks, and we love them all. Kneading is especially mysterious and delightful at the same time. But why do cats knead? What are they telling us? And where did kneading originate? Find out at Vet Organics.

What To Watch For When Adopting A Cat

Adoption is a big deal.  For many, the toughest part is deciding which animal has the makings for the best companion. Here are some of the top tips we should all consider when choosing to add a new cat- or -canine companion to our homes and families.

What To Know When Adopting A Dog

Adoption is a big deal.  For many, the toughest part is deciding which animal has the makings for the best companion. Here are some of the top tips we should all consider when choosing to add a new cat- or -canine companion to our homes and families.

End-of-Life Care And The Tough Choices, Part One

We need to talk about something kind of sensitive. Our fur-babies are such an important part of the family, but we all know the day is coming when they’ll cross the rainbow. While it may be a difficult one, the conversation about end of life care is one we should all have.

Paws Up For Pet Appreciation Week

Dogs and cats play a special role in our lives. They are family mascots, comforting companions, deep wells of unconditional love, playful purr-babies, and endless sources of entertainment. This week is pet appreciation week, and we’re sharing some fun and fabulous ways to show those fur-babies the love they deserve and thank them for enriching our lives.

Can Humans Contract Cat Diseases? Part Two

For the most common bacterial and parasitic infections humans and cats can share, head over to Can Humans Contract Cat Diseases, Part One. In this article, we’re going to describe the most common fungal and viral infections we can share with cats.

Three White Lies Clients Tell Their Vets

It happens more than one might think. Clients tell their vets white lies, but honesty really is the best policy. Without it, pets may be put in harm's way, and their guardian may not realize the trouble and added cost they may be creating for themselves.

To Crop Or Not To Crop - Ear Cropping

Ear cropping, surgically modifying dog ears, is a trademark for some breeds.  For those with purebreds, it’s a tradition that almost seems compulsory. However, ear cropping is increasingly being brought into question.  What are some of the arguments on both sides? This is your ear cropping rundown.

Can Humans Contract Cat Diseases? Part One

There are several parasites, bacterial, fungal, and viral infections that can cross from cats to humans, and humans to cats.  These are just a few of the top bacterial and parasitic infections that can affect cats and humans.

PSA: Hurricane Preparedness Action Guide, Part Two

June first is the beginning of hurricane season. Now is the time to prepare for hurricanes. This is Part Two of our simple action plan to get cat and canine guardians ready for storm season.

PSA: Hurricane Preparedness Action Guide for Pet Guardians

Hurricanes are scary for everyone. June first marks the beginning of hurricane season, which means hurricane preparedness season is now! Here is the fur-family starter action plan for hurricane preparedness to get cat and canine guardians ahead of the storm.

Dog Tails: Docks, Crops, Spirals, Curls, And More

As dog guardians, we love to see those happy tails wag. But how many have wondered about dog tails and their many shapes and sizes? Learn more about breeds with long, short, thick, thin, spiraled, straight, and more tail types, here.

Safe Plants That Are Non-Toxic To Dogs

Those of us who want to buy a new houseplant or get a hostess gift for a friend understand it’s easier to reference a yes-list than a no-list. This is the latest go-to reference for common, fun, plants that are non-toxic to dogs and great when choosing a gift for a friend with a pet.

Why does my dog kick his leg when I scratch his belly?

  We all know and love doggie idiosyncrasies. They’re wagging tails, shoelace slobber, puppy eyes when we are trying to eat, and of course, the leg...

Allergy Season Is Here: Time To Help Our Dogs And Cats

Sneezing, Sniffling, Snorting, coughing, itching, wheezing - those of us with asthma and allergies are all too familiar with these symptoms.  Few realize that the same goes for cats and dogs! Our cat and canine companions can also suffer from all of these symptoms to varying degrees. May is peak allergy and asthma season, so it's also  National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.

Hairball Awareness Day - Yeah, It’s A Thing

National Hairball Awareness Day really does exist, and it falls on the last Friday of April. It’s more important than one might think, which is why it is officially recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association. National  Hairball Awareness Day does serve an important function.

Canine Fitness Month: Exercises Anyone Can Do

April is National Canine Fitness Month.  And because not all of us can move with ease, plus some of us have senior dogs who need gentle activities, we’ve included games and exercise ideas that will get the blood pumping and release those endorphins, without requiring great physical strain.

Ways to Live A Green Life With Your Pet

April is Earth Month, and April 22nd is Earth Day. Every year, we use this time to double check our carbon footprint and make sure we are doing our part to help the environment thrive. For pet guardians, it’s also the perfect time to check on our cat and canine companions’ carbon footprint.

How Can I Get My Cat to Drink More Water?

The weather may be warming up for summer or drying out for winter, but regardless of the season, keeping our feline friends hydrated is something to think about. But how can we get our Mr. Socks to drink more water? The answer is in listening to our fur-baby and adjusting the way present water to him or her.

Appreciation for Animal Control Officers

The second week of April is National Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. It’s a time to honor the difficult job animal control officers do to help ensure the well-being of dogs, cats, and animals everywhere.

How Are You Celebrating National Pet Day? (Pssst: Share this Link)

National Pet Day is April 11th. Sure, we love our companions every day, this is the day to go all out and show them just how much they mean to us. Plus, many of our cat and canine companions are adopted from shelters and come from an unknown background, which means we probably don’t get to celebrate their birthday. National Pet Day is the solution! Join us for the celebration. 

PSA: 2018 Update on the Canine Influenza Outbreak

At this time the H3N8 strain can be found in every state except Alaska, Hawaii, Nebraska, and North Dakota. The H3N2 strain is quickly catching up with verified diagnosis on both coasts, and in several central states. Some areas are suffering from severe flare-ups, but all locations are experiencing a steady spread of both strains.

Why does my cat lick me?

Dogs are so obvious about their slobber. They love us, and they don’t mind making a big scene about it. But what does it mean when a cat licks their guardian? Do they have the same reasons? Or are they expressing something else?

The What, How, And Why Of Pet Trusts: Part Two

All of us pet guardians have been left broken-hearted by the sight of a senior pet in the shelter. The reason the grey-muzzled find themselves in a place like that is simple: someone did not take the time to create a pet trust. Tax season is upon us and now is the perfect time to consider a pet trust. This is part two of a two-part series. 

The What, How, And Why Of Pet Trusts: Part One

All of us pet guardians have been left broken-hearted by the sight of a senior pet in the shelter. The reason the grey-muzzled find themselves in a place like that is simple: someone did not take the time to create a pet trust. Tax season is upon us and now is the perfect time to consider a pet trust.

The Real Definitions: Service, Support, and Therapy Animals

There is understandable confusion around other important jobs like service animals, therapy dogs, and emotional support animals. Each job title has a specific definition, job description, and a unique set of rights that aren’t available to dogs who live as family companions or best friends.

Common House Plants That Are Poisonous to Cats

A surprising number of common household plants are poisonous to cats. Here is a list from Vet Organics of some of the most common domestic house plants that are poisonous to cats.

PSA: Peak Tornado Season is March-June

The U.S. has plenty of natural disasters to worry about, but tornadoes are one of the iconic. They are chased and photographed more than any other weather event because they are terrifyingly beautiful. Unfortunately, our pets are often silent victims of these powerful storms. Here are some important ways to prepare and keep our pets as safe as possible.

Working Dogs to Recognize on K-9 Veterans Day

Every November we honor and thank our veterans on Veterans Day. We often overlook the K-9 Veterans who also served, so evry March 13th, we have set aside a day to recognize the sacrifices of America’s amazing dogs of war.

Do Dogs Understand Time?

For a long time, we have been fascinated by how our dogs seem so capable of accurately keeping track of time. Whether seated by the window patiently waiting for us to come home or waiting for dinnertime, our canine companions and their puppy-dog-eyes have the uncanny ability to remind us of their routines and expectations. But how do they keep track of time when they don’t even wear watches?

How to Choose a Cat Sitter

Cats like to think they're pretty independent; they're like the moody teenagers of the pet world. But, they really do need our help. Our feline friends not only rely on us for food and water but for affection as well. Here are six things we look for when choosing a cat sitter.

Essential Commands to Teach Your Dog

Having a well-trained dog is not only important for safety on walks and a healthy family life. It’s an important part of having a healthy, happy relationship with our canine companion. Just a few, basic commands can make the difference between a stressful interaction and a calm, well-adjusted moment. Plus, the act of training our dog can help head off behavioral problems before they develop..

The New Kitten Checklist

Getting a new kitten can be one of the most entertaining and exciting times for a cat guardian. The cuteness factor can put us on overload and, if we’re new to cat-guardianship, the learning curve can be intensive. Cat companions can also be expensive and a little overwhelming if we aren’t planning ahead. Here’s a list of kitty essentials for every forever home.

The New Puppy Checklist

Getting a new puppy can be fun and exciting and plenty of cuteness overload. But puppies can also be expensive, overwhelming, and kinda messy. Here’s a list of puppy essentials for every forever home.

National Love Your Pet Day

February is a time for showing those we love that they are important to us. National Love Your Pet Day is perfect for showing our fur-babies we love them. This year our celebration falls on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018.

All the President’s … Dogs

The White House has a long-time relationship with pets of all shapes and sizes. Dogs, however, are among the most common animal residents. This President’s Day, let’s celebrate ‘first dogs’ and best friends of our nation’s leaders.

Fact or Myth: Do Cats Hate Water?

That familiar, angry wet-cat look is so iconic that it’s reached colloquial placement in our cultural idioms. It now informs our understanding of cat’s opinions about water. But do cats really hate water? The answer may surprise you.

Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?

We love it when our dogs wag their tails, right? It’s especially adorable when their whole body gets the wiggles. Well, some of our VetOrganics pat...

Top Tips for Our Cat’s Dental Health

Dogs may have 42 teeth, but cats only have a 30-tooth smile. And while that doesn’t make their smile and tooth-bearing yawns any less important, it...

Tips for a Healthier Dog Smile

Our canine companions are always giving us reasons to smile, and with the collection of toys and regular outings, we give them reasons to smile too...

Can Dogs See in the Dark?

What kind of night vision do dogs really have? Dogs have many super abilities compared to humans, such as scent, dog-years, loyalty, and speed. Can...

What does the color of dog urine mean?

It may not be as exciting as whether dogs dream or how dogs taste their food , but sometimes there are health topics every good guardian sho...

Did You Know Dogs Have Three Eyelids?

It’s true, while we have a single upper eyelid and a single lower eyelid, dogs have a third. Our eyelids help to protect us from dust, light, and d...

Can My Dog Recognize Me in Pictures?

We know our dogs can recognize our scent. And we feel a little guilty when we come home after petting a friendly dog we met on the street because w...

Puppy Care 101

Puppies can be a huge undertaking. It’s easy to be a little overwhelmed, even if it isn’t the first time we’ve adopted a fur-baby. We’ve assembled ...

Kitten Care 101

Adoption is a year-round opportunity, but believe it or not, there are seasons to adoption. End of year gift-giving season is often a popular time ...

What About Lactose Intolerance in Dogs and Cats

A common depiction of happy kittens is one where they’re lapping up milk from a saucer. It’s in children’s books, vintage posters, commercials, and...

Can Dogs Prevent Human Illnesses?

Do dogs prevent illnesses? Yes, they do. Dogs actually make their guardians healthier. Dog guardianship not only helps us recover from illness, but...

How Do Cats Taste Food?

Ever wonder how cats taste their food? They seem to have superpowers when it comes to climbing, stalking, hearing, smelling, and seeing. It makes ...

Dog Resolutions for the New Year

New Year’s is a time for humans to choose their new commitments. Health, happiness, habits and relationships are all on the table. Dog guardians m...

Cat Resolutions for the New Year

The new year is a wonderful time to decide on new habits, new attitudes, and new approaches. For cat guardians, the new year can be a time to refle...

Great Ways to Engage and Stimulate our Dog’s Mind

We all know exercise is essential for a healthy pup, but mental exercise is important too. Dogs can often feel bored and lack a stimulating environ...

Are Table Scraps Okay For Dogs?

We are all familiar with those sweet, hopeful eyes staring longingly at us while we try to eat our dinner. Do we sneak a little something under the...

Celebrate Cat Herders Day on December 15th!

Have you tried to herd cats? Or do they herd you? National Cat Herders Day was invented at Wellcat.com by Thomas and Ruth Roy. As impossible as cat...

Dog Ownership: Expenses And Expectations

Dog guardianship is a wonderful and rewarding relationship worth cultivating. It can be a beautiful gift to a homeless pup and lifelong friendship ...

Let’s Talk About Food Allergies And Our Dogs

It’s true. Food allergies and our dogs may not be talked about often, but they can suffer from a myriad of food-related irritations. Allergies can...

Dog Safety - Cold Weather Tips for Dog Guardians

It can seem like a layer of fur is all a pup needs to get through the winter, but there are plenty of dangers that can place our dogs at risk in wi...

Why Do Cats Sleep So Much?

Cats can be known for chasing yarn, eating catnip, pawing at mouse toys, and yes, sleeping. We even create elaborate cat trees with shelves and ham...

Most Common Pet Insurance Myths

Even though pet insurance has been around for a number of years, it’s been slow to catch on. Vet bills are sometimes prohibitive, yet many people h...

PSA: 2017 Canine Influenza Outbreak

At Vet Organics, we understand that pets are family and family matters most. That’s why we are providing this important public service announcement...

Preparing Our Guests and Pets For Holiday Parties

The holidays are here and no matter what holidays we celebrate, if we are hosting a party, we know there’s a lot of prep work to get underway. Menu...

8 Thanksgiving Feast Staples You Can Share With Your Pets!

We’re sitting at the table, enjoying time with family and friends, and then we feel something at our side. We look down and there they are. Those s...

Best Tips on Safety, Health, And Play For Dogs In Autumn

Autumn has a lot to offer for everyone. It’s cooler and can be more comfortable, but we need to keep our attention on how the season can affect our...

More Top Tips: Safety, Health, And Play For Dogs In Autumn

Football, Fall foliage, family feasts, and fairer weather are just a few of the fabulous changes in Autumn. But every season has its opportunities ...

How To Calculate Your Dog’s Or Cat’s Age in Human Years Part Two

Knowing our dog's or cat’s age in human years is more than satisfying a curiosity. It helps us understand where our dog or cat is developmentally. ...

How To Calculate Your Dog’s Or Cat’s Age in Human Years - Part One

There’s a lot of folklore around how we should calculate our pet’s age in human years, but what is considered the best way to calculate their age? ...

What You Need to Know About Pumpkins and Dog Nutrition: It Isn’t Just For Pie & Lattes

Lately, every Fall delectable is pumpkin flavored, colored, or themed. We love them in traditional fixings like pie and there are other fan favorit...

16 Ways to Celebrate National Cat Day - October 29th

Who doesn’t love a reason to celebrate? National Cat Day is a great reason to do something fun with our cats, for our cats, or for cats everywhere....

How Cats & Dogs Drink Water: A Fascinating Look at Fluid Dynamics

We don’t have to be scientists to appreciate or be fascinated by science. How dogs drink water is one example of raw, fascinating science at work. ...

Do Dogs Dream?

Those twitchy little paws. Their soft growls or sad, emotive howls while they sleep. Do dogs dream? It sure seems like it. And what do they dream a...

Is Your Dog A Litter-Box Hound? Tips & Tricks To End The Raids

The litter-box hound can raid in secret or in plain site. For those with dogs who stay clear of the litter box, congrats. But for those of us who h...

Adopt A Dog Month For Those Who Aren’t Adopting

October is Adopt a Dog Month, but not everyone is ready to take the plunge. For those who are still researching breeds, lifestyle needs, and how a ...

What Can I Do About My Dog Who Won’t Eat? Part 2

Dog guardianship can come with a lot of confusing learning curves. We often think of dogs as perpetually hungry and able to eat just about anything...

Why Isn't My Dog Hungry? Part One

For those of us who have labradors, a dog who doesn't eat can sound impossible. In fact, for many dog guardians, a dog who refuses to eat can seem ...

Pssst, It’s Adopt A Dog Month. Adoption Advice - Pass It On

Like we need extra motivation to adopt a shelter dog, right? As dog-people, we may only need a nudge and next thing you know, we are shopping shelt...

6 Most Common Deadly, but Preventable Dog Illnesses (Part Two)

A happy, healthy life is the best opportunity we have to show our love (and responsibility) to our pets. There are many ways to do this, but identi...

6 Most Common Deadly, but Preventable Dog Illnesses (Part One)

Our pup’s health is so important and what better way to show our love than by providing them with a healthy, happy life? There are a number of ofte...

The Everything Guide to Fleas & Your Pet - Part Three (Flea Home Invasions)

An Everything Guide to Fleas wouldn’t be complete without a discussion about flea home invasions. We’re all caught up on flea-borne illnesses t...

Fast Facts and Stats About Fleas and Our Pets

Fleas! They are just one of the pests we all have to deal with as pet guardians. And they cause more than just a little itching, scratching, and ir...

The Everything Guide to Fleas & Your Pet - Part Two (Know the Enemy)

An Everything Guide to Fleas wouldn’t be complete without an understanding of how flea populations grow and can become a problem for all of us. It’...

Our Most Common Dog And Cat Sayings, Explained!

It is often pointed out that we have many names for the things we value. Money, for example, can be called moola, big bucks, benjamins, bones, br...

Pet Food Labels: Guide For Informed Dog Guardians (Part Three)

For those who missed it, this is part of a short series from Vet Organics, dedicated to helping pet guardians make nutritious decisions about what ...

Pet Food Labels: A Guide For Informed Dog Guardians (Part Two)

Reading labels on human food can be a difficult task. Even for those who understand nutrition and labeling, terms and ingredients can often be misl...

Famous Working Dogs To Recognize On Labor Day

Every year, we Americans gather with friends and family to mark the unofficial end of summer with BBQs, pool parties, and general frivolity. We are...

Pet Food Labels: Terms You Need To Know (Part One)

There are so many terms to understand when it comes to human food. Pet food labels aren't much easier. Luckily, there’s this handy glossary to help...

Overweight Dogs & Simple Solutions

It’s hard not to give our best buds a treat when they use ‘puppy eyes’ on us. That moment of excited tail wagging when we hand them a treat can fee...

Is My Dog Breed Fat or Fluffy & Big-Boned?

It’s a great question to ask, “is my dog breed fat?” Unfortunately, most people don’t actually believe their vet when told their dog is fat. Luckil...

The Everything Guide to Fleas & Your Pet

Fleas! Itchy, scratchy, creepy, crawly, fleas. We all hate looking down and seeing a flea scurry or jump across our cat or pup. Imagine how our pet...

Pyewww! Stinky Dog Breath: What You Need to Know

Our dogs love us. They love to slobber on us. They love to snuggle and cover us in fur. And they love to breathe on us. Pyewww! If a dog has stinky...

DOGust: Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs Month

You read that correctly. ' DOGust,' not August. DOGust is a yearly, month long celebration for all shelter pups and rescues. We don’t know their...

An Infographic Guide to Ear Mites in Dogs

Ear infections and other challenges can keep our dogs uncomfortable and sometimes in pain. As fellow dog guardians we understand the sense of helpl...

National Work Like a Dog Day - August 5th

How many colloquial sayings and idioms are inspired by dogs? Tons! Our favorite is the all too common phrase, work like a dog. Each year, August 5...

The Everything Guide to Ear Mites in Dogs

There are many pests that can plague our homes: termites, ants, mosquitos, dust bunnies, freeloaders. When we have fur-babies, there are even more ...

National Mutt Day

Mutts are so special that National Mutt Day is celebrated on July 31st AND on December 2nd, every year. Twice the celebration means twice the oppor...

National Dog House Repair Month

As a member of the family our fur-babies live in the house with us, but sometimes we leave a dog house in the yard to give our pup options. Whateve...

National Craft For Your Local Shelters Day

There’s a national day for nearly every occasion. Potatoes, buttons, and even nerds have a day of recognition. Luckily, there are many national day...

Infographic: Comprehensive Guide to Ticks & Pet Safety

Did you know ticks can live just about anywhere, year-round? And they carry diseases that can infect our canine companion as well as our human fami...

July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month

July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month, which is perfect because more pets runaway and get lost on the fourth of July than any other time of year. Check out this guide and take a few extra precautions to ensure the entire family is safe. 

Your Must-Have Guide to Tick-Borne Illnesses in Dogs

Ticks are everywhere. They can survive in just about every climate, and unlike mosquitos, ticks have no season. They can be especially prevalent u...

Getting Rid of Ticks: A Step-by-Step Guide

So, a tick has been found, and it’s attached to your poor pooch. Ticks populate nearly every part of the world, and they can survive and thrive in ...

Favorite Tick Hiding Places On Our Dogs

Ticks are just one of many disease-carrying pests that target dogs and their humans. Ticks are great at playing hide and seek and even have favorit...

Soothe Seasonal Allergies for Cats & Dogs

Some might be surprised to find this out, but seasonal allergies plague dogs and cats just like they can affect humans. Itching, sneezing, wheezing...

6 Tips to Keep Pet-riotic Pets Safe on July Fourth

Americans everywhere are planning their yearly Independence Day blowouts. July Fourth is almost here, which means BBQs, pool parties, and all manne...

Dehydrated Diets for Dogs: Why They're Worth Trying

Many of us associate dehydrated foods with trail mix or backwoods camping. But for a significant percentage of the U.S., relying heavily on dehydra...

Dog Approved People Foods - Part Two

It’s common to hear all about the dangers of feeding people-foods to our pups. Chocolate is famously bad for dogs, but where do we stand on types o...

Dog Approved People Foods - Part One

We all know the mantra that says people food is bad for our pups. Keeping them on a diet that is specifically designed for dog nutrition is a must....

How Dogs Taste Their Food - It's More Important Than You Might Think

Ever wonder what food is like for our furry Fidos? They love a good steak. But they also happily chew on roadkill. They enjoy peanut butter popsicl...

8 Ways to Celebrate Your Pet for World Pet Memorial Day

Every year, the second Sunday of June is World Pet Memorial Day. It’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate our best friend while preserving their m...

Social PET-working Month

Social what-working? That’s right. June is Social PETworking month. Millions of people have at least social media account. We use them to stay in t...

You Might be a Pet Guardian if ...

Whether we are pet parents to dogs, cats, or both, there’s no denying that there are just some things we can all relate to in the best possible way...

Hug Your Cat Day

While the official date of Hug Your Cat Day is hotly debated each year, at Vet Organics, we happen to know every day is Hug Your Cat Day. So, this week be sure to post, comment, share and tag us in your best Hug Your Cat Day pics.

Responsible Animal Guardianship: Ways to Participate & Celebrate

We love our pets and consider them a member of our families, right? But is love enough? Of course not. Even though every day is a great day to chec...

Dog Bite Prevention for Pet Guardians

Dogs are loyal and devoted. They’re adoring and adorable. They are famously known as our best friends. But when a dog bites us or someone else, it ...

How to Live with Pet Allergies

Our pets are our best friends. But for many, they can also be the source of wheezing, sneezing, asthma attacks, and more. Pet allergies are more co...

Poisonous Plants for Cats & Their Skin

This time of year means we are inspired by the outdoors. Many of us are planting gardens as well as bringing more greenery indoors for window plant...

Poisonous Plants for Dogs & Their Skin

Spring is upon us and Summer is fast approaching. That means longer beautiful walks with our dogs, but it also means our gardens are well underway....

Celebrate National Pet Week!

For most of us, every week is National Pet Week. We love them and spoil them. We make sure they have the best treats and toys. A lot of us even giv...

The Essential Dog & Cat Disaster Preparedness Guide for Guardians

We hear about natural disasters around the world and the impact they have. Families, communities, local and global economies, are all desperately a...

Specially-Abled Dogs and Cats to Fall in Love With

Specially-abled dogs and cats are some of the most loveable and inspirational animals we can find. Their strength and courage warms our hearts and ...

Traveling with Cats: Learn The Best Tips to Road Trip in Style

Travel season is upon us and road trips top the list for many. Whether it’s for vacation or a cross-country move, traveling with cats can be a bond...

Keeping our Families Safe: Illnesses Pets & People Can Catch from Each Other

There are some pretty universal rules when it comes to being a pet guardian and keeping our families safe. Don’t abuse or mistreat them. Never make...

The Complete ID Guide for Lost Pet Recovery

A whopping one in three pets ends up lost at some point in their life. And, according to the National Council on Pet Population Study & Policy ...

Shaving Our Dogs: A Must Have Guide

Temperatures are on the rise which is great for a day at the beach or a picnic at the park unless we’re wearing a fur coat. Short or long hair does...

3 Cat First Aid Tips for Pet First Aid Awareness Month

We love our cats and their irresistible charms. They make us laugh while making us appreciate simple living. It’s our first priority to keep them ...

High Risk Breeds!!! 20+ Dog Breeds Predisposed To Ear Infections

Who doesn’t love floppy, droopy, long-eared canines? There’s not a more entertaining slow motion video than that of a long-eared dog shaking its he...

How to Build a Therapeutic Relationship with Your Dog

Therapy dogs bring cold noses, warm hearts, and joy to schools, hospitals, and homes. However, we don’t need to have a trained “therapy dog” to ben...

How to Keep Your Cat Away From Ear Mites?

Keeping our cats healthy is a major responsibility. Our playful companions cannot speak, and it is up to us to identify and take care of their heal...

How to Get Your Pup the Best Dog Shampoo

How often do you take a bath? How often do you bathe your dog? It’s a normal thing for us to take a shower every day, or every other day, etc. It’...

ABCs of Nutrition: What and How Much to Feed Your Pet?

Feeding our pets usually seems the easiest part of keeping them. You go to the store and buy the biggest package available and make sure their bowl...

Pet Hair Care to Benefit Both You and Your Dog

One of the best parts about having a pet is that you have a cuddle buddy. Whether it is a cat or a dog, you can hold them and even share a hug; you...

Recognizing and Treating Your Cat's Ear Infection

Cats are known for their secrecy and their mystic yet soft nature. Most of the times you don’t know what exactly to expect from your cat. Sometimes...

An Insight Into Cat Skin Problems

What causes your cat’s skin problems and how can you prevent them? Today we’ll discuss one of the most common health issues that cat owners encount...

Reducing Dog Anxiety

Anxiety is generally categorized as a feeling of uneasiness and worry, which in turn triggers nervous behaviors. As much as we’d like to believe ou...

Winter Care Tips to Keep Your Dog Happy

Winter doesn’t have to be a ruff season for you or your dog. Here are a few things to consider to help everyone make it through the cold. The Clot...

All-Natural Allergy Relief For Your Cat

Allergy-Prone Cats Can Breathe a Sigh of Relief! Our fast-acting formula helps your cat cope with ALL types of allergies including: Food allergies...

All About Ringworms in Dogs

It’s no secret that bad skin conditions and infections can be very common in our pets. This is, of course, unfortunate, but if they happen to, you ...

3 Simple Ways to Prevent Dog Ear Infection

Is your doggie scratching her ear? Is she shaking her head a lot? Are you noticing an unusual redness around his ear and particular unpleasant odor...

Separation Anxiety in Cats and Dogs and How to Deal With It

Cats and dogs love it when their owners are around. They get the attention, companionship, and friendship that they crave. It is only natural that ...

6 Things You Need to Know about Pet Allergies

Does your dog or cat suffer from regular allergies? Or do you suspect that your best friend may be allergic to some stuff? Just like they are for h...

Causes of Anxiety in Dogs and Cats

Anxiety in both dogs and cats is very common. But what is causing your pet so much stress? To help you determine where the issues is coming from, w...

How to Treat Allergies in Dogs and Cats

Have you noticed that your pet has allergic reactions? Are they clearly feeling really uncomfortable? Well, there are many ways that you can allevi...

How to Tell if Your Dog is Anxious or Stressed

It can be difficult for our pets to express exactly how they are feeling. But, as pet owners ourselves we know that if you pay close attention to y...

Most Common Allergies in Pets and Their Triggers

Just like humans, pets can also have allergic reactions to different things. The symptoms can also be similar - itchiness, spots on their skin, ups...

Why Does Your Dog Eat Grass?

Does this sound familiar? You turn around for one second and your dog is dining on a fresh patch of grass in your yard even though there is a full ...

7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Dog’s Immune System

One of the best ways to spare your pet those anxious trips to the vet is to make sure they don’t get sick in the first place. Even though both cats...

Hot Spot Treatment – What to Expect During a Vet Visit

Do visits to the vet make you a little uneasy? If you know what to expect, then you should feel calmer when taking your dog for treatment. When it ...

6 Ways to Get Your Dog Involved on NYE

2017 is around the corner! The fun and celebrations are about to begin, but for your dog this can be a stressful and well, boring time. But you can...

8 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Dog

Learning more about your pet is a great way to foster better communication. It’s also really fun for trivia nights and small talk at family dinners...

4 Great Home Remedies For Dog Ear Infections

One of the most common reasons your dog might be in pain is due to an ear infection. Most dogs will get an ear infection at some point in their liv...

Simple Ways to Treat Ringworms in Dogs

The first thing you think of when hearing “ringworm” is probably a weird worm that somehow has a ring shape. But don’t let that imagination go too ...

Dog Ear Infection Remedies

Dogs often suffer from ear infections, which can be painful and difficult to get rid of. But there are many natural remedies for dog ear infections...

7 Tips to Keep Your Pets Safe this Holiday Season

The holidays are an exciting time and everyone is in a happy family mood! But this time of year can also pose some extra risks for your pet. Of cou...

7 Effective Methods to Prevent Hot Spots in Dogs and Cats  

there are some general ways that can help prevent hot spots in dogs or cats. Here are 7 methods to consider.

Best Gifts for Dogs and Cats this Holiday Season

Tis the season for gift-giving! And while Santa is preparing his presents for the kids, you should have plenty of time for the rest of the family -...

How to Combat Hot Spots that Come Back or Don’t Heal

Hot spots can be as unpredictable as the number of factors that cause them. That’s why it’s important to address hot spots right away and try to fi...

4 Ways to Get Your Old & New Cat to Be BFFs

You love having a fuzzball around so much that you decided to adopt another one. You figured that your normally sweet cat would enjoy having anothe...

Probiotics for Dogs: Should I Give Them to My Healthy Dog?

You have probably heard the term probiotic from TV yogurt commercials. But did you know that recent research has shown probiotics to have positive ...

What Causes Hot Spots in Dogs and Cats?

Infections in dogs and cats present themselves in many different ways. As a pet owner, being able to detect an infection early can save your pet fr...

How To Make Your Dog's Immune System Stronger

Ideally, we all want our dogs to have a strong, healthy immune system. As you probably know, a dog with a weakened immune system will be susceptibl...

Bully Sticks: A Natural Chew for Your Dog

If they aren’t already, bully sticks are likely to become one of your pup’s favorite treats. While the prime material for these might disturb you a...

How To Keep Your Pet Out of Harm’s Way on Thanksgiving

It's Thanksgiving! This is the time for the whole family to get together to feast, bond and catch up. Of course, your pet will be part of the fest...

Natural Hot Spot Remedies

As a pet owner, you always want to see your dog or cat happy. Sadly, sometimes they can get sick and lose some of that energy and spirit. Hot spots...

Natural Remedies Against Worms in Dogs

Worms can invade a dog's body when they smell, drink, lick, and ingest dirt, raw meat, trash and even poop. If your dog plays around in the backyar...

Homemade Cat Repellents to Keep Your Furniture and Garden Safe

Cats can be such solitary creatures that we’re usually so thrilled when they decide to grace us with their presence. That is, unless they choose to...

20 Most Common Dog Breeds & Their Potential Health Problems

Purebred dogs are prized for their handsome characteristics as well as their breed-specific personality traits. But purebreds are also associated w...

Guard Your Dog Against Giardia

You may have never heard of Giardia, but you are probably familiar with a little stomach issue called diarrhea. Well, Giardia is an intestinal para...

Medical Marijuana and Pet Pain Treatment - Precautions, Methods and Legality

Cannabis is known for its relaxing, hunger inducing, and pain reducing properties. Like humans, there is some evidence that animals with chronic pa...

Comprehensive Guide on Dog Ear Infections

The risk of ear infections is one of the top concerns for dog lovers. These can cause a lot of pain and suffering for your dog, especially if left ...

Feline Immune System - How It Works and Tips to Boost Your Cat’s Immunity

Do cats actually have nine lives or justa really incredible immune system? Your cat’s immune system is responsible for keeping them healthy and pro...

5 Reasons to Regularly Clean Your Dog’s Ears

Cleaning your dog’s ears should be part of the regular hygiene routine to promote your pet’s health and prevent infections. For some dogs, especial...

Walking Your Dog: 10 Tips for an Enjoyable Stroll

Walking your dog makes for a perfect bonding time with your best friend. While it can sometimes be tempting to go out for just a few minutes to hav...

7 Life Hacks for a Happy Dog

Owning a dog is one of the greatest feelings in the world. A happy dog brings even more joy and fulfillment. Don’t get me wrong, a bowl of treats d...

Ear Discharge in Dogs – What Do the Color and Texture Mean?

One of the easiest ways to tell if your dog is suffering from an ear infection is to check for discharge around the ears. There are different types of colors and smells. Knowing the difference and what they mean can help your best friend get better faster. Here is a simple guide to the types of discharge you might come across.

Dog Ear Infections – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Ear infections in dogs are the leading cause of visits to the vet, especially since many dog owners don’t see the early symptoms until it’s too lat...

How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears and the Tools You’ll Need

You probably already know how important it is to keep your dog's ears clean. But how do you do it properly? Cleaning your dog’s ears is no rocket s...

7 Tips to Keep Your Dog’s Ears Clean

You love your dog and take pride in their grooming. Clipping the claws, giving your dog a bath, and perhaps trimming the fur are common hygiene pra...

Ragdolls 101: Meet this Lovable Cat Breed

A young seal lynx-pointed Ragdoll. (CC Image credit: BlackIceNRW on Wikipedia.) Let’s be real, in general cats aren’t exactly known for their warm...

Can My Dog Eat That??

If we guessed the most common questions asked (or thought) by dog owners, we’d bet they begin with the phrase “can my dog eat…?” Whether the questi...

Considering Declawing Your Cat? Think Twice

A normal cat behavior that serves many purposes for cats but that can be very unnerving to their owners is scratching. Scratching can destroy furn...

How to Safely Break Up a Dog Fight

There’s almost nothing scarier than seeing a big dog racing towards you, ready to start a fight with your mild-mannered best friend. It’s frighten...

8 Dog-Friendly Cities for Active Dog Owners

many health benefits to both man and beast, we hope you'll check out our list of eight of the friendliest cities when it comes to accommodating our...

Egads! Sparkey's Humping the Boss!

While there are many cute doggie quirks or silly behaviors, some owners may be embarrassed by one particular habit, namely, dog humping. With so m...

What You Need to Know About Therapy Dogs

How many times has your dog put a smile on your face when you really needed it most? Dogs make people happy; in fact, they love making people happy...

Dog Paws – Weird Facts & Care Tips

There’s more to dog paws than their cuteness, leathery texture, and corn chip smell. Learn about paw anatomy, some fun facts, and ways to care for those precious paws. 

Simple Tips for Living with a Dog in an Apartment

Apartment Living With Your Pup Just because you and your dog share a small space, doesn’t mean you’ll be locked up for life. In today’s article, ...

Growth in the Pet Sector Means More Jobs for Pet Lovers

It’s no surprise that adopting a pet can help you live a longer and happier life, but many pet parents are stuck working long hours, which leaves v...

EcoEars Case: "Booger" (Lab/Bulldog Mix)

Case No. 1:Female, 3-year-old Lab/American Bulldog Mix Background Booger is a 3-year-old, female dog that is a hybrid between Labrador retriever a...

EcoEars Case: “Bella” (American Bulldog)

Case No. 2: Female, approx. 4-year-old American Bulldog Background Bella Boo is a female American Bulldog who is almost 4 years old.  She is owned...

What to Do About Dogs and Cats That Mark

As this article at Wikihow explains, cats mark to communicate with other cats. If your dog or cat has been “marking” areas in your home, you may ...

How to use Diatomaceous Earth to Stomp out Pests

Diatomaceous earth was discovered between 1836-1837, while drilling a well in Germany. At the time it was thought to be a type of limestone. Its h...

Navigating the Confusing World of Cat Food

As fur parents, we want to keep our pets healthy and happy for as long as possible. In the case of cat owners, our notoriously finicky feline frien...

Buying a Pet Online? 5 Do's & Don'ts

People are increasingly turning to local internet searches for everything new for their home, and bringing a new pet home is no exception. Choosing...

The 5 Best Self-Watering Pet Fountains to Refresh With

Every pet parent knows it’s important to keep fresh water around for their best friend so they stay hydrated and free of urinary and kidney disease...

Why Do Dogs Ears Stink?

You’ve sniffed under the sink. You’ve done the laundry check. You know, where you check the pile of towels you accidentally left in the washer for ...

8 Products to Fuzz Bust Your Furniture from Pet Hair

You may allow your pet free reign of the house, but that doesn’t mean you and your family need to live in a fur palace. Reducing the pet hair in y...

Traveling With Pets: Make It a Joy, Not a Heartbreak

Traveling with your pet can be a fun and rewarding experience for both you and your furry friend. However, there are a few safety precautions tha...

Giving Your Dog Bones? Avoid No-No's with 10 Rules

There’s been a long and contentious debate in the pet world about whether it’s safe to feed your dogs bones. Some veterinarians say bones are a dan...

Microchips Prevent Misfortune!

May, what a glorious time of year. The flowers are blooming, and the trees become filled with different shades of green...summer is just around the...

Pick the Best Daybed for Your Dog

If you’re sick of having to nudge out a space to sit on your couch because your dog’s lazing all over it, you may want to consider getting your bes...

Prevent Your Pet from Overeating

Just as humans are facing an obesity epidemic like we’ve never seen before, our pets are following in our footsteps and getting larger. But due to ...

Controlling a Flea Invasion

It’s been said that “for every flea that you find in your home, there are statistically about 80 others hidden from your sight.” Which means you ma...

Maverick Cain Proves Love is Mightier than Mange

If you ever have any doubt about the power of love to heal, read on... You may be here because you've already seen some of these hard-to-look-at sn...

Getting Rid of Pet Urine in Carpets

Your boss asks you to stay late, you get stuck in traffic, and when you finally get home you’re smacked in the face with the smell of pet urine.   ...

How to Prevent Your Dog from Barking

Barking is how your dog communicates with his world. It’s how he says hello when you come home after a long day of work, and how he greets other fo...

Stop Your Dog From Digging (Tips & Tricks)

If you’re tired of falling in the holes your dog keeps digging in your yard, you may be ankle deep in frustration. While some dogs dig out of bore...

Pet Travel Tips

 Traveling with your pet can be a fun and rewarding experience for both you and your furry friend. However, there are a few safety precautions that...

Don't Lose Your Dog Forever: Pet ID Tags

Don't make it harder than it has to be to get reunited with a lost pet. According to the American Humane Association, one in three pets will becom...

Healthy Teeth for Your Dog - Infographic

You may also enjoy our related posts, How to Care for Your Dog's Teeth and Crucial Canine Teeth Tips. Please share if you like this infographic o...

Pet Relocation Services (Secrets for Sorting Thru 'Em)

There are few activities that rival the stress of moving. The process is even more complicated if you’re being relocated overseas to a foreign coun...

Be a Pet Darling...with Our "Sweet 16" Tips for Responsible Pet Ownership

Whether you are considering getting a new pet, have recently adopted, or are a seasoned pet parent with a senior pooch or kitty, here are our sixte...

Pet-Friendly Dining

Dining Out with Dino: How to Do It with Ease Going out to dinner may be a favorite human pastime, but doing so with a dog can be trickier than ex...

5 Most (& Least) Expensive Cities to Have a Dog

Though you can’t put a price on cold puppy nose kisses, you’re probably sacrificing a large portion of your small budget to take care of your best ...

Crucial Canine Teeth Tips

With good preventative care, you can keep your dog's teeth nearly pearly white! Paying attention to your dog’s teeth can help you avoid future vet...

Best Devices for Pets in the Car

This Solvit Car Harness goes for about $20 on Amazon. Whether or not your pet enjoys riding in the car, there are times when the two of you have...

Crucial Canine Teeth Tips- part2

Paying attention to your dog’s teeth can help you avoid future vet bills while giving your pup a healthier life. You probably already know the bas...

Celebrity Pets & their Social Media Pawprints

Open the camera app on your phone. It's a good guess that at least half of your photos are pictures of your pets being silly, adorable, or just pla...

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Dogs have long been known to ingest their own - or someone else's - waste trails. This habit has generally been attributed to canines being scaveng...

Top 5 Tax Deductions Available for Pet Owners

It makes sense for us pet parents to want to claim our fur babies as dependents during tax season. After all, they’re like our children in so many ...

Odd Playmates: Strange Animal Pairings

While dogs may be man’s best friend, this doesn’t stop them from making some other close friends in the animal kingdom as well. We may not expect t...

Famous Dogs in Art

Dogs have long been a popular theme in art from all ages and all over the world. Several famous works have used dogs in order to represent some sub...

Dog Saliva: Healthy or Harmful?

Dog drool: friend or foe? Some people believe that since dogs lick their own wounds to help them heal, they should be able to work the same magic...

Protecting Your Dog from the Cold

Tips for Cold Weather and Warm, Happy Dogs It’s that time of year again…the cold has settled, the snow is falling, and that’s only the beginning. W...

Strange Dog Behavior...

Dog behavior can be strange, but usually has survival origins. The Origins of Bed Circling & Other Odd Dog Behaviors If you spend a lot of tim...

10 DIY Cat Furniture Ideas

Photo credit: Bored Panda. See more of this fan-cats-tic interior at their site. Let’s face it: cats are pretty territorial and they’re not afraid...

Clicker Training Your Pet

Clicker training is a method of teaching that can be used on any kind of animal, from elephants to birds, cats and dogs to lions. It’s based on th...

What to Do If Your Dog Barks a Lot

A constantly barking dog can wear on your nerves.A dog may bark for a variety of reasons, and expecting complete silence from them is unrealistic...

Training Your Dog With Hand Signals

Using hand signals with your dog is a fun and smart alternative to using spoken commands or a clicker to train your dog. Once a dog has been train...

Top Pet Blogs to Check Out!

The internet is a wide world of animal lovers. From breed-fanatic dog people to crazy cat people and those who love everything in between, just th...

Dog Discipline for the Grown Dog

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Here at Vet Organics we believe that every dog is capable of learning discipline to keep you and yo...

Holy Catification! This Cat Lady has a dream career...

Note from the Editor: We discovered Kate Benjamin when we were researching Katris furniture. As the First Lady of Cats and Style, Kate had wonderfu...

How to Give Your Stubborn Dog a Pill

photo by Wendy cc license Good news: your veterinarian found the source of your pet’s illness, allergy, or general yuckiness. Bad news: she pres...

Latest Pet Trend: Tarantulas

Mexican Red-kneed Tarantula, Mexican Red-kneed birdeater Tarantulas, or “Ts,” as they are known by dedicated spider owners, are seen by some as t...

Paula Deen To Launch New Pet Product Line

Since the explosion of cooking shows on TV, we’ve become obsessed with celebrity chefs and their unique food creations. Gone are the days when TV ...

Pet Memes: Grumpy Cat and Boo

The rise of Grumpy Cat and Boo memes has underscored a new part of our society’s lingua franca. Memes are those insidious pieces of media or catchp...

Treating Bad Breath In Your Pet

Puppy breath is cute, but as dogs get older, their breath can be rank! You’re sitting on the couch when your dog drops his slimy ball in your la...

Losing a Pet: It's Never Easy

Silver and leather collar of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Scottish Terrier, Fala.For some, the loss of a pet is equivalent to losing a child or close ...

Products to Soothe Your Pet

You’re leaving the house for work or a fast trip to the store. You see those sad, puppy-dog eyes staring at you as you walk out the door. Or you f...

New Treat Dispensers

Dogs are creatures of habit. Have you ever noticed how they seem to enjoy certain routines such as needing to go for a walk at the same time every...

Natural Flea Control for Your Dog or Cat

Have you watched your pet furiously scratch their ears, stop with their foot in midair, and let out a yawn? While that action means your pet’s ju...

Homemade Dog Biscuits (& 3 Recipes)

Home-Made Doggy Biscuits are Exploding on Pinterest With harmful additives in some common dog treat brands, it’s no wonder that pet parents are t...

What Should I Do About My Obese Dog or Cat?

It can be hard for dog or cat owners to admit when their pet is overweight, but it’s always better to face facts and try to take action. Today, bot...

How Do I Treat My Cat's Cold?

Is it “starve a fever, feed a cold,” or is it the other way around? This adage may be an old wives’ tale grounded in holistic remedies, but it may...

Addison's Disease and Your Dog

When your dog is feeling under the weather, how do you know if it’s just a mild case of tummy trouble or something more serious? Lethal diseases s...

Meet Katris: the Ultimate Scratching Post

If you’re like most cat parents, you’re always looking for scratching posts that keep your kitty occupied and away from your furniture. But the op...

October Is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month

The month of October is more than just Halloween and trick-or-treating; it’s a very important month for saving lives. We’re all familiar with the p...

What's Your Dog Feeling?

Have you ever looked at your dog and wondered about what he was thinking and feeling? Sometimes you can see the pure joy in your dog’s eyes, like w...

Tips for Owning Dogs AND Cats

Whether you planned to live in a cat/dog household, it just sort of snuck up on you, or you are still considering it, the integration of the specie...

Common Mistakes Made by New Dog Owners

Of course, we all know that having a dog can be one of life’s truly great experiences. However, in order to ensure the relationship between you and...

Everything You Need to Know About Litterboxes

Litterbox Rule Okay, let’s talk cat litterboxes. Hold on! We know it may not sound like the beginning of a conversation you want to have, but spe...

Not what is meant by a CAT Scan! (Airport X-Rays)

Anyone who has ever tried to travel with an animal will know just how difficult it can be, and almost nothing is more stressful than air travel wit...

Stop Your Dog’s Annoying Habit of Begging for Food

Any dog owner would agree that sharing a home with a dog is a source of joy, but sometimes sharing a dinner table with a dog can be nothing but tro...

Dog Parks: Find ‘em & Know the Etiquette

Dog parks can be a great place for your pup to run around and let off some steam. Plus, they get to exercise and be social with other dogs. What’s...

Zoopharmacognosy: What the ???

Have you ever observed your dog or cat eating grass, a horse reaching for a new type of plant, or even a parrot consuming clay? These may seem to b...

What is Purring?

Many people would say that there’s no greater joy than curling up on a rainy day with a cup of tea, a good book, and a purring cat in your lap. Of ...

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Should You Share Your Bed with Your Furry Friend?

Many new dog owners ask themselves whether they should let their pet sleep in their bed with them. There is no concrete answer to this question as...

Top 5 Preventable Pet Illnesses

Dogs and cats are both very curious and adventurous by nature, so it’s not uncommon for them to get into things that they shouldn’t. Unfortunately,...

Pet Custody - Who Gets Fido?

More than one million people a year go through a divorce; of those one million, one in 20 divorces involves a pet. The main question that a couple ...

Ways to Spoil Your Pet

Just like with children, it’s always other folks who have spoiled pets. Your pets are simply well cared for, right? The following are some unusual ...

National Dog Day

Join the tens of thousands who like the National Dog Day Facebook page! Dogs are our best friends, right? So what better way to thank our best fri...

No More Cargo: Dogs Flying First Class in Record Numbers

Pets have always accompanied their owners in travel...options are changing today. In the olden days of air travel, the only way to bring a pet alo...

The wonderful tale of Omid the dog

Every once in a while, along comes a story that warms the cockles of the heart (wherever they lurk in one’s organism?!).   The story of a pluck...

Snoopy: The Most Beloved Cartoon Dog

Image via Mark Anderson, flick'r Snoopy, the creation of cartoonist Charles Schultz for the comic strip Peanuts, is one of the best known and best...

Puzzles and Games for Dogs Increasing in Popularity

Humans love a good puzzle or an interesting iPad app. And, as it turns out, so do dogs. The market for interactive dog toys and products is booming...

Pets & Plants – Have Both With No Worries

Nothing adds beauty to a home like houseplants, and they even clean the air inside. But you may have thought that having a pet pretty much ruled ou...

How to Stop Your Dog From Licking His Paws

Like humans, dogs sometimes feel itchy. And the best way to handle an itch is to scratch it. Since dogs don’t have hands, they’ll often use their ...

7 Great Inventions for Pet Owners

We all know that owning a pet is worthwhile but not always cheap. In fact, last year pet owners spent nearly $60 billion on food and supplies, heal...

Take the Right Steps to Find Your Missing Pet

Sample Missing Pet Flyer, created with free template at www.petfbi.org There is nothing as gut-wrenching as the feeling of a pet gone missing. It'...

America Now has a Cat Café

More than ever, Americans are flocking to places that allow their dogs to come with. Dog-friendly bars, hotels, and even sightseeing tours are qu...

EPA Says Toxic Chemicals can Stay in Flea Collars

There's a good reason flea collars come with warnings front and center. Thinking about purchasing a flea collar for your canine companion? You mi...

Are Cat and Dog Owners Different?

Have you always wondered if dog and cat owners had different personalities? Well, it turns out, they actually do—and science can prove it. (Now yo...

Celebrate National Mutt Day! (July 31st & Dec. 2nd)

Here at Vet Organics, we hold a special place in our hearts for dogs of all shapes and sizes. Whether they’re perfect pedigrees or a beautiful mix...

Singapore 5-Star Hotel Designed Specifically for Pets

Tired of searching for pet-friendly hotels while on vacation? Perhaps you should visit Singapore on your next trip, where construction has just fin...

Fitness Technology Being Used with Dogs

Wearable fitness tech has become a booming market for humans, with cool devices being advertised left and right that monitor heart rate, track calo...

Do Pets Grieve?

Humans grieve as a natural process of dealing with the loss of a loved one. Everyone knows how hard it can be to deal with the death of a close fri...

You CAN Have a Cat without Smelling Like It

No doubt your house is home to the world’s smartest, cutest, most intelligent feline in the world. But let’s be honest here, your cat’s litter box ...

FDA Cracks Down on Tear Stain Removal Products

Sometimes dogs and cats cry. It’s not that they’re sad about the cancellation of their favorite Joss Whedon show or that they are thinking about th...

What to Do if Your Cat's Ruining Your Furniture

Even though our cats snuggle up with us, we can’t forget that they’re wild animals at heart. And felines in the wild like to sharpen their claws, s...

How to Handle Fighting Pets

"Fighting like cats and dogs" In a perfect world, your dogs, cats, and other pets would all live happily ever after, playing and cuddling with on...

Why Does My Dog Scoot His Butt on the Floor?

Does your dog drag his butt across your carpet? Does he do it often? According to veterinarians, butt-scooting is more than an embarrassing nuisanc...

Can Dogs and Cats Get Ebola?

Credit: NIAID Over the fall, news outlets and regular people alike seemed gripped by the idea of a terrifying global Ebola outbreak. While recen...

Pet-Safe Celebrating on the 4th of July

Dogs and cats are both very curious and adventurous by nature, so it’s not uncommon for them to get into things that they shouldn’t. Unfortunatel...

Crazy Pet Laws that Make You Wonder

“Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.” ― William Ewart Gladstone .Most of us will agree that laws are necessary to keep or...

More Americans Now Consider Rescues Before Purchases

Dogs of all types can be found at shelters. Thinking about bringing a new dog into your home? Considering stopping by the animal shelter or talki...

Great Dogs Movies to Watch

Whether you are an enthusiastic dog owner, someone thinking about getting a dog or would rather watch a dog on a big screen than own one, there's a...

Soothe Your Pup with an iPod for Dogs

Most people love using their iPod, iPhone, or Android device to listen to some relaxing tunes at the end of a rough workday. But did you know ther...

Taking Fido to the Office

Courtesy AKC Canine Health Foundation Increasingly Americans find themselves working from home. But some lucky employees get to take their best bu...

Should You Cut Your Dog’s Nails at Home?

Cutting your dog's nails after a bath will make the job easier. Most dogs naturally wear their nails down by walking, running, and playing. If you...

Doggie Hair Dye — A Startling Trend

A search on Google shows how outrageous people are getting with shaving and dying their pets' fur. The urge to dress up a pet has long existed, f...

35,500+ Furry Friends Now Have Clean, Healthy Ears.

A gigantic ❤ to the 35,500+ customers who have used EcoEars Dog Ear Infection Formula to restore their dog’s ear health and eliminate the itch, sme...

How to Stop Your Dog from Chewing

Puppies will chew on whatever they can find. Every dog owner has lost at least one treasured possession to a chew-happy dog. Whether it’s your f...

Save Your Furniture: Stop Kitty From Scratching

Cats will scratch their claws on what's available, so give them options. Cats love scratching things. It’s part of their natural behavior patter...

Pet Weight Struggles a Real Concern

Obesity is not a natural condition, and can cause diabetes in your pet. Plenty of humans have trouble managing their weights. But this problem is...

Warning: US Pet Food Products are Often Mislabeled

Unfortunately, you can't always believe the labels. Pet owners care about giving their animals the best food they can. That’s one reason the gour...

Is Your Cat Sick? Common Symptoms to Watch

Cats are often hard to diagnosis and will hide their weaknesses. Unfortunately for pet owners across the globe, animals aren’t always great at co...

What to Know About Flea and Tick Preventatives on Pets

If you have a dog or cat, you probably need some sort of flea and tick preventative. Your dog doesn't HAVE to have Fleas! Unless you’re lucky enou...

Euthanasia Becoming More Common as Pet Costs Skyrocket

Euthanasia has long been an option for pet owners with grievously injured or terminally ill pets. However, rapidly increasing costs of veterinary m...

Sleeping With Pets Might Be Hurting Your Rest

Sure, it’s fun to cuddle up with your dog or cat at night when bedtime rolls around. The company is nice and it feels good to spoil your furry com...

Hedgehogs Increase in Popularity Thanks to Low Costs and Low Maintenance

Millions of pet lovers across the nation wish they could add a furry friend to their homes, but worry they don’t have the necessary time or financi...

Home Pet Safety: Keeping an Eye on Common Threats

Keeping your pets safe from harm is about more than visiting the vet and keeping vaccinations up to date. There are many common household items th...

Improving the Life of Terminal Pets with Massage

There’s no question that regular massage can make human life less stressful and just a little bit more enjoyable. But did you know that professiona...

Considerations for Holding a Dog Funeral

Losing a dog is one of the most difficult things that can happen to a dedicated pet owner. Dogs are with us for only a limited time, and though we ...

Is Your Dog Losing Hair? Canine Baldness Tips

It’s totally normal for your pup to shed. Longtime dog owners are easily identified by the stray fur on their jackets or furniture. However, there’...

Does Your Dog Need a Flu Shot?

Many pet owners don’t realize this, but dogs can catch the flu much in the same way that humans do. Canine influenza has been tracked since at lea...

What Should Pet Owners Do About Bed Bugs?

Bed bugs are a major problem in the United States, regardless of where you are. Plenty of modern homes and fancy hotels have found themselves deali...

Diabetes in Dogs and Cats: What You Need to Know

Diabetes isn’t just a human ailment; it’s a quite common heath problem for both cats and dogs. Pets with diabetes have an inability to produce ade...

Meals on Wheels Now Serving Colorado Pets

Meals on Wheels is known across the nation as a valuable community service provider that helps ensure the elderly and other home-bound, income-lim...

Must Love Dogs: Pet-Specific Dating Sites On the Rise

One of the great secrets of owning a dog is that it makes meeting new people easier -- and not because of the popular idea that dogs are “chick ma...

Ever Wonder Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears?

Genetically, the difference between a dog and a wolf is not much broader than the difference between you and a friend or co-worker. So why is it t...

How to Save Big Bucks On Your Pet's Medications

For quite some time, the only place to pick up prescription meds for your pet has been the vet’s office. This meant prices were relatively locked ...

Check and Double-Check: Pet Boarding Industry Remains Unregulated

Boarding your pets requires the careful investigation of your boarding options and the collection of recommendations from friends, family, and fell...

New Homes are More Pet Friendly Than Ever

In the old days, simply having a yard and a dog bed was considered enough to keep a puppy happy. However, increased spending on pets and the produ...

Does Your Pup Need Exercise? Hit the Puppy Gym!

Pet-specific products and services have surged in recent years, with $56 billion being spent in the pet industry in 2013 alone. With so much money ...

Pet Piercings and Tattoos Illegal in New York

For as long as there have been humans, there have been body modifications. Piercings and tattoos have been used as an expression of identity for t...

Power of the Chip: Dog Reunited with Owners Eight Years Later

As unfortunate as it is, theft of pets is a very real issue in the United States. LaShena Harris, a resident of Memphis, knows this truth all too w...

How to Choose a Pet Boarding Facility

Leaving your pet in the care of another is always a tough decision. If you’re heading out of town for a business trip, vacation, or to visit frien...

Raw Food Diets Might Be Riskier than You Think

Feeding raw is one of the hottest trends in pet ownership right now. The raw diet for dogs and cats has gained such popularity that even big-box pe...

New Federal Rules Demand Accountability for Pet Mishaps on Planes

If you and your pet are frequent flyers, you may want to take note of recent rules issued by the United States Department of Transportation. Starti...

Somehow Colorado Fleas Have Picked Up the Bubonic Plague

The bubonic plague is an incredibly lethal disease that has claimed millions of lives over the course of history. Remember the famous Black Death p...

Pet Product Creators Chasing New Trends

There is no question that pet product trends are heading in crazy new directions. Now more than ever, pet parents are working to spoil their pets ...

Firefighters Deploy New Tech to Save Pet Lives

When a fire breaks out in your home, firefighters have a bevy of tools for dealing with the blaze and ensuring you get out safe. And now they’re ex...

Attorney Pushes to Raise the Value of Pets in the Eyes of the Law

If someone asked you to put a price on your pet, what would you say? Odds are good you consider your furry friend to be priceless. But what happens...

Marijuana Pet Poisonings Increase Across the Nation

We have reported on this before, but the trend continues. Regardless of how you may feel about humans using marijuana, one thing is certain: Dogs a...

World’s Oldest Cancer Dates Back 11,000 Years -- To Dogs

In the great majority of cases, cancer isn’t contagious. Most cancers remain in the individual human or animal body that has become afflicted with...

Purina Introduces Dog Energy Bar

Do you have a dog that is always on the run? Perhaps you’ll be interested in testing out the newest product from Purina: a canine energy bar. While...

Cat Bites: A Hidden Danger

If you own a cat, odds are good that cat has probably bitten you. Cats are often playful in nature, and quite a few cats express this playfulness b...

Does Owning a Pet Make You a Better Person?

Anyone who has owned a pet can attest to the fact that it is a rewarding, if sometimes challenging, experience. Pet ownership comes with complicati...

Local Business Now Offering Pet Food Delivery

You’ve heard of pizza delivery and perhaps even grocery delivery, but what about pet food delivery? Anderson’s Healthy Pet Depot, a Wheeling, Ohio-...

Harness Technology to Monitor Your Dog’s Health

Pet owners are now more than ever focused on keeping their pets healthy and happy. People with dogs in their lives are investing in premium foods, ...

Grocery Stores Stock Up on Pet Meds

You may not need to head to the pet store or your vet in search of pet-specific medicines for long. A growing number of grocery stores and pharmaci...

OCD Insight through Your Dog’s Tail-Chasing

Have you ever seen a dog so completely obsessed with chasing his own tail that it seems as though the entire outside world has ceased to exist for ...

Pets Provide Big Benefits to Senior Homes

When the time comes to make a transition from home life to a senior living center, many seniors are searching for communities with a very specifi...

Does Your Dog Give You Therapeutic Benefits?

The reason that dogs and humans are mostly friendly to one another is that over hundreds of years we have proven to be valuable allies. Dogs provi...

Merck and Elanco Criticize the Critics

In news that is unlikely to surprise anyone, industry-leading animal health companies Elanco and Merck Animal Health have taken issue with a recent...

FDA Seeks Aid from Veterinary Labs to Protect Animal Health

You may not know this, but the United States Food and Drug Administration has an entire department dedicated to protecting the health of animals. V...

Pet Owners Often Spend More on Pets than Themselves

It’s no secret that pet owners love their pets. They invest in high quality foods, they take their pet to the veterinarian when it gets sick, and t...

American Pet Spending has Skyrocketed

Despite tough economic times and one of the harshest job markets in decades, Americans are still finding more and more cash to spread around on the...

Americans are Choosing Dogs Over Kids

Once upon a time, the American dream involved buying a house, having a nice car in the garage, and settling down to start a family that involved at...

Unintended Consequences: Vets Treating More Pups for Ingested Marijuana

Here’s an odd bit of news out of Colorado: Denver veterinarians are reporting a marked increase in dogs treated for ingestion of marijuana. It appe...

New Proposal Creates Emergency Protocol for Saving Pets

If your house catches on fire or a flood strikes your neighborhood, you probably feel safe knowing that the fire department and other emergency ser...

Hedgehogs are America’s New Favorite Pet

When you think about pets, what do you imagine? Dogs? Cats? Maybe a little goldfish in a bowl? As it turns out, one of the most popular pets in Ame...

The Strengthening of Pet Protection Laws

Victims of domestic violence often succumb to threats of their animals by their abusers, and the New Hampshire legislature is considering laws to p...

Dog Food Brands Eukanuba and Iams Sold to Candy Maker

Mars, the company most known for its worldwide brands such as M&Ms, Snickers, and Life Savers, is expanding its reach into the pet market. Addi...

Pet Owners Choose Prosthetics to Help Legless Pets

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FDA Warns Cat Owners to Keep Lilies Away from Cats

The FDA has warned that cat owners need to be diligent keeping lilies away from cats, especially during the Easter season. The white, trumpet-shape...

Cities Move to Ban Puppy Mill Animals in Pet Stores

please visit www.petful.com for more info on stopping puppy mills! In order to restrict the sales of animals from puppy mills, the city of Chicago...

Are Pets Healthier Than Their Owners?

The diet you feed affects your pet health and nutrition. People's animals are becoming healthier than their owners as people focus more and more ...

Seniors Spending More on Pets

As baby boomers get older, they are focusing more of their attention on their pets. As a result, 'Pets and Hobbies' is one of the top five growth c...

Be Careful Buying Pet Medications Online

The FDA says that consumers should be careful when buying pet medications online. Previous investigations have found companies selling counterfeit ...

Most Popular Pets in the USA

Interesting statistics on the most popular pets in the US. Cats 95 million Dogs 83 million Birds 20 million Horses 8 million Freshwater Fish 145 ...

Pet Owners Spending More On Food

Americans spent over $55 billion on their pets last year (2013) and the biggest category by far was food. This is not because pets are eating more....

What Customers Are Saying

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EcoEars by Vet Organics fixed our girl's ears in the first couple of days & she was a whole new, happy dog again. THANK YOU Vet Organics!!!*

Nikki Wiedmer

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EcoEars is a great product! I used it in my Lacey's ears and we haven't had any problems since.

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I used this product for my Boston last summer. Worked awesome. In 2 days, I've seen a improvement. Within 4 days, the infection was gone. My pit bull started having an issue with his...

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This stuff really works--after spending money at the vet @ $25 a bottle, it's saving me a lot of money.

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*Results may vary based on factors such as age, size and physical condition of your pet.