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Helping Your Pet Lose Weight

Has your pet become husky or — dare we say it — fat?  If your dog or cat is overweight, they’re not alone. The saddest statistic in the world is that the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention estimates that 59% of cats and 54% of dogs in this country are obese. So what can we, as loving pet parents, do to help their precious furry […]


4 Recipes for National Cook for Your Pets Day

In case you almost missed it, today is National Cook for Your Pets day.  Yes, the timing isn’t great as it falls the day after Halloween.  But our pets have seen us stuffing ourselves with Halloween candy for days.  Now it’s their turn to enjoy a special treat: a healthy, home-cooked meal for dinner.  If […]

Akita Dog Halloween trick-or-Treat

What To Do If Your Pet Eats Your Holiday Candy

So your pet ate the holiday candy.  It might sound like a joke, but if it happened – it isn’t.  What’s delicious to us humans can be toxic to our pets.  And how you respond to the emergency depends on the type of sweet treats they ate.  If you suspect your pet pal has been […]


Pet Parents Will Absolutely Love These 3 Great Apps

How many apps do you have on your smartphone? You might want to make room for a few more. We want to tell you about some really great apps for pet parents that we think you will absolutely love. They can certainly make life easier and more entertaining – and even help in emergencies. Map My Dog […]


Keeping Your Pets Happy and Healthy During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is a happy time for us humans. But what about our pets? We asked Dr. Wiles and Dr. Naugler with the RPG Innovations Vet Council how we pet parents can keep our pooches and kitties healthy and happy so they enjoy the holidays too. Q: What are common health hazards for pets this […]

A cute dog begging for the Holiday Feast.

Table Scraps: The Holiday Foods You Can and Cannot Feed Your Pets

Turkey. Brisket. Latkes. Pumpkin pie. Chocolate. Nuts. These are some of the foods we love to indulge in during the holidays. And it’s tempting for us to want to share them with our pets. But many of these foods can cause digestive problems such as pancreatitis and gastroenteritis. And they can even kill our furry […]