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.

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. 

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.

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..

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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? ...

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. ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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'...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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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 ...

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