Category: Pets & Animals

Pets & Animals

5 Benefits of Personalized Dog Food

For dog owners, your pet is often your world and there are few things more special than the bond you share. From playtime to mealtime, you never settle for “good enough,” and your dog’s health is no different. When it comes to nutrition, every dog has specific needs and you...

4 Benefits of Being a Pet Parent

Having a dog can be one of the most rewarding experiences in the world. Many pet owners even call their pets “fur babies” or say they’re a “pet parent.” While having a pet comes with responsibility and commitment, the physical and emotional benefits far outweigh the sacrifice for the whole...

5 Ways to Keep Your Pet Healthy in the Heat

Warm weather calls for outdoor activities with your pup such as hiking, traveling and spending time in the park. While spending quality time with your canine companion is essential, making sure your furry friend is healthy and clean inside and out is also a must. “Warm weather means more outside...

Best Practices for Safe Pet Air Travel

While more than two million animals fly on airplanes every year in the United States, it’s not uncommon for pet owners to feel anxious about sending their precious furry friends through the friendly skies. PuppySpot.com, the trusted service connecting dog lovers with responsible breeders nationwide and one of the leading...

Pet Tag: Pawscout is Your Furry Friend’s New Best Friend

With over 150 million pets1 fed, watered, groomed (and snuggled) across the U.S., it’s time to modernize how we keep our home’s furriest occupants safe and happy. Pawscout, The Smarter Pet Tag™, rolls out across thousands of stores this month, bringing the most advanced and connected pet accessory of its...

A reminder to update pets’ microchip registry information

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) are encouraging pet owners to check their pets’ microchip information to make sure it is up to date and accurate. “Microchipping your pet is vital,” said Dr. Mike Topper, president of the AVMA. “But that’s only the...

Preventive Veterinary Care Can Lower Pet Medical Expenses

One of the costliest aspects of being a pet owner is providing proper veterinary care when medical issues arise. A great way to take a bite out of veterinary expenses without shortchanging your pet’s health is to provide preventive care with annual comprehensive wellness examinations. To show the potential savings...