Health

Busiest Day For Animal Shelters Across The Nation July 5

Sadly, each year hundreds of pets end up in the pound between July 4-5 as a result of being spooked by fireworks, leaving the 5th the busiest day for animal shelters across America. Read about some of the things you can do to alleviate that burden and keep your pets safe in the process, then spread the word!

5 Easy Ways To Create Instant Shade For Your Dogs This Summer

Do you have enough shade in your backyard? Doghouses, while great for keeping out rain and cold, can heat up quickly in summer. Check out these amazing dog lanais that are portable and affordable for keeping your dog cool and shaded this summer.

Temporary 'Catios' Make Excellent Mobile Pet Enclosures

What's a catio? It's a cat patio, of course. Not everyone is comfortable with allowing their cats and other small pets outdoors. Mobile pet enclosures are a great solution for the dilemma of keeping your pets in. Find out about all the choices you have in catios when it comes to portable units.

Training For The Purina Incredible Dog Challenge: Is Your Dog An Athlete?

Have you ever thought your dog could compete in canine athletic events where they run, jump and dive? The competitions aren't just for herding dogs and breeds in the working class. Small dogs take part in them, too. Find out just how easy it is to get involved and where to get started. (VIDEO)

Automatic Ball Launchers For Dogs Keep Canines Happy And Active

Interactive toys or what are sometimes called science toys are a great way to maintain your dog’s mental and physical health. Consider getting an automated ball launcher like the one Buddy the rescue dog plays with. (VIDEO)

Protecting Your Birds From Summer Heat

Do you know what the average body temperature of a bird is? Would you recognize the symptoms of heatstroke in them if the condition occurred? Get some tips right here on how to reduce the likelihood it will happen to your pet and find out what to look for now.

The Honest Kitchen: Minimally Processed Pet Foods Offering More Natural Choices

Short of shopping for all the ingredients and preparing a week's worth of nutritional human-grade pet food at a time, how do you ensure your pet's getting the best food you can buy? The Honest Kitchen and other natural pet food suppliers have the answers with healthy, whole foods free of fillers.