July 4th, or American Independence Day, marks a time of joyous celebration across the country every year. This year celebrations will be different, and we expect many people will be hosting celebrations at home. While this is great fun for our 2-legged friends, some of our 4-legged ones can find it very stressful.
You have probably heard this before. Regarding your pet, when transitioning from one formula to another, do so slowly, over a few weeks, by gradually replacing some of your pet’s old food with its new food to the point where the diet consists of only new food.
Ever wondered why puppies and kittens need different formulas than adult dogs and cats? Have you been told your puppy is a particular breed and should be fed an adult maintenance formula? Unsure when the best time is to switch your pet to an adult formula? If you’ve answered yes to any of the above, then please, dear reader, read on!
While we quarantine , your pet isn’t able to enjoy the dog park or long walks like they used to but it is important your pet maintains a healthy weight. According to a recent study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 55.8 percent of dogs and 59.5 percent of cats are overweight or obese. Roughly 80 million U.S. dogs and cats share an increased risk for weight-related disorders such as diabetes, osteoarthritis, hypertension and many cancers.
Locked down due to social distancing or quarantine? Look on the bright side: your dogs and cats are probably happy to have you home 24/7! Staying at home may start to get somewhat dull however, and some cabin fever might affect your furry friend. Social meetings, puppy classes and parks are closing, so exercise can