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Pet Health

Halloween not just for kids but pets, too!

Halloween not just for kids but pets, too!

According to the National Retail Federation, Halloween is not just for children but, for our fur kids, too!   Among the holiday celebrants, 17 percent of Americans will dress up their pets in costumes and pet parents will spend about $493 million on their pets.  Additionally, some pet parents will buy treats, calming and other pet-friendly products.  […]

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Cats & Obesity

Cats & Obesity

More than half (60%) of cats are overweight or obese[1] and obesity increases the risk of health problems, such as diabetes, reduced mobility, and reduced ability to groom. The high incidence of cat obesity, and more broadly pet obesity, is likely due to obesity awareness, a food-is-love culture, and stress that may come from implementing […]

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Celebrating National Dog Day

Celebrating National Dog Day

  We love our dogs and they love us. For that, we’re eternally grateful. National Dog Day, always on August 26, honors our most loyal and adorable creature. Joining us to discuss how you can celebrate National Dog Day is Petrendologist Charlotte Reed, host of the syndicated radio show, The Pet Buzz. We are also joined by […]

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Better Pet Health, Wellness & Safety Products

Better Pet Health, Wellness & Safety Products

You and your veterinarian make up the all-star team when it comes to promoting your pet’s health, wellness, and safety. But really, you’re the Most Valuable Pet Owner. How can you enhance your preformance? Educate yourself about pet health problems, pet news in your community that can affect your dog or cat’s well-being, new developments in proper […]

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Pets & CBD Products

Pets & CBD Products

CBD, one of the hottest consumer products in the marketplace today, is for pets, too!According to the Brightfield Group a leading cannabis research group, sales of CBD pet products quadrupled from $8 million to $32 million in 2017. Th research firm estimates the market could balloon to $1.16 billion in the U.S. alone by 2022. […]

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Trends in Pet Foods and Treats

Trends in Pet Foods and Treats

According to market research, the total sales of dog and cat foods in the United States reached $27 billion for 2018. This represents a 4% growth over the previous year. Moreover, pet food retailers are looking to give pet owners more of what they want: health-promoting benefits, safe food options, and human food trends for […]

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The Importance of Keeping Your Pet Hydrated

The Importance of Keeping Your Pet Hydrated

Q:  Why is it important to keep our pets hydrated, especially in the summer months? A:  Water is essential for the health and proper function of every single cell in our pets’ bodies.  Dehydration is a term used to describe the water imbalance that occurs when the body loses more water than it takes in.  […]

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American Heart Association Best Friend Fridays™

American Heart Association Best Friend Fridays™

The American Heart Association is going to the dogs. And cats. And other critters. For a lot of heart-healthy reasons! Did you know your four-legged friend could help boost health and well-being? According to a scientific statement by the American Heart Association, pets may help their owners get more exercise, may lower blood pressure and […]

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You Can Make Things Happen:  Help Stop Puppy Mills

You Can Make Things Happen: Help Stop Puppy Mills

Change happens because an engaged citizenry gets involved and makes their voices heard. Right now, we have an opportunity to make change for the hundreds of thousands of breeding dogs trapped in puppy mills. The USDA is considering a proposal that would require breeders to provide continuous access to clean water for dogs, stop breeders from […]

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