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How to Keep Your Pet Healthy & Hydrated

By Patrick Mahaney

As a veterinarian practicing in warm and sunny Southern California, I know the important role hydration plays in promoting my patients's best health. Water makes up 70-80% of a dog or cat's body mass, so it's a crucial nutrient to maintain normal cellular function. A loss of only 10% of the total body fluids can cause serious illness. Learn how important it is to keep pets hydrated and the signs of dehydration to watch out for.

Preparing Your Home for Guests with Pets

Preparing Your Home for Guests with Pets

By Sandy Robins

Guests may be your best friends but your dog may not feel the same way about their canines. So, what do you do if they ask if they can come and stay and bring their pooch too? This is the type of scenario that could ruin a friendship. However, as the incumbent canine, your dog’s feelings need to...

Outdoor Outings with Your Dog

Outdoor Outings with Your Dog

By Stacy Hackett

After a long, cold winter, you may be looking forward to spending some time outside this spring. Before you head out the door to enjoy the nicer weather, consider these 10 ways your dog can join in on the fun, and make sure you follow the five tips for preparing him for the outside.While outside,...

Why do dogs love peanut butter?

Why do dogs love peanut butter?

By Caryl Wolff

March 1 is National Peanut Butter Lovers Day. What is it about peanut butter that dog's love?Well, I scratched my head on this one because I've been involved with dogs for decades and tried to think when the first time I heard it was okay to give peanut butter to dogs since giving most people foods...

PetSafe® Healthy Pet Simply Feed™ Featured on BuzzFeed

PetSafe® Healthy Pet Simply Feed™ Featured on BuzzFeed

By Justin Young

"Take the work out of work.” That’s how BuzzFeed is showcasing 21 Excellent Products That'll Basically Do All The Work For You, including the PetSafe® Healthy Pet Simply Feed™ 12-Meal Automatic Pet Feeder.

Why Does My Pet Pee on Objects?

Why Does My Pet Pee on Objects?

By Amy Shojai

For humans, going to the bathroom is associated with disgusting smells and unsanitary conditions, but pets view body waste quite differently. Scent rules your pets' world, which turns urine into a virtual Pee-Mail system that communicates an incredible amount of information. An individual pet's pee...

What Items in Your House or Yard Can Harm Your Pet?

What Items in Your House or Yard Can Harm Your Pet?

By Tony Johnson

With the coming of spring and summer also come many hazards that can potentially harm your pet. Some of these come along with fun warm-weather activities like camping or trips to the lake or park, but some are laying around right this minute in your own home. Read along and discover some common pet...