Summer Issue

When “having a ball” is no fun for anyone

When Rocket swallowed his brother’s tennis ball, Alex and Stephanie came to his rescue.
Summer 2023

Does your dog need sunscreen?

Dogs can and do get sunburns, and some are more vulnerable to sun damage than others. But pet parents can protect their canine companions the same...
Summer 2023

Heat stroke warning

The long summer days are cherished, and for good reason. They open the world to outdoor activities, from barbecues to camping, from festivals to...
Summer 2023

Water Safety 101

Swimming is great exercise for those dogs who love it, but even the most water-ready of retrievers can get into trouble without their families...
Spring 2023

Keep essential oils away from your pets

Essential oils can be found in many popular products, from those for aromatherapy to household cleaning. The benefits of essential oils for humans...
Spring 2023

More pets?

For many, one pet is never enough. For them, the happiest homes are those with as many pets as can be cared for, a mix of species or multiples of the...
Spring 2023

Parasite prevention tips

As the weather warms up, many pet parasites pick up–or get picked up by pets. Fleas and ticks become more active, as do mosquitoes, which transmit...
Spring 2023

Planning pet-safe plantings

The snow may still be on the ground in some places, but that doesn’t stop people from swarming the gardening centers at the first hint of spring. For...
Winter 2023

Who wants to go for a walk?

Walking is a low-intensity activity that has potential benefits of lifting moods, helping with fitness and weight, and easing the joint pain that so...
Winter 2023

Teflon toxicity affects all bird species

Non-stick cookware can be very hazardous for bird species—but many bird parents are unaware of the dangers.
Winter 2023

Wintertime kitchen pet hazards

Wintertime is all about comfort foods. A warm kitchen and tasty meal can cut through the cold like nothing else.
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After hour experts on summer bummers

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Frozen summer treats for pets

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How pets help improve our physical health

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Does your dog need sunscreen?

Dogs can and do get sunburns, and some are more vulnerable to sun damage than others. But ...