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. 

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 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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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 s...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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....

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, brea...

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.

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 -...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 furni...

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...

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 f...

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

An adorable Vet Organics customer rides shot gun! Traveling with your pet can be a fun and rewarding experience for both you and your furry friend...

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...

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.   ...

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...

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...

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 t...

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...

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...

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...

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 presc...

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 jus...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 quic...

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 mig...

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 you...

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...

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...

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...

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 one...

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 recent ...

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. Unfortunately...

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 ord...

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 talkin...

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 patterns...

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 isn...

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 gourm...

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 com...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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-...

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...

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 specific ...

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...

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...

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 o...

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 ...

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!!!*

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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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Thank you for the peace of mind that my dog is not in discomfort anymore, thank you for this product being organic and good for our dog's ears, and seriously thank you for giving us an...

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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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