Homemade Dog Treats Make Perfect Gifts

Homemade Dog Treats Make Perfect Gifts

If you’re anything like us around the holidays, you love baking. For even more holiday fun, you can bake up dog Christmas treats for your dog and their four-legged friends. These DIY dog Christmas cookies are easy to make and full of ingredients found in your very own kitchen. Plus, they’re photo-worthy! Cookies for Santa’s Dog A beautiful platter of Christmas cookies just for dogs […]

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Can Dogs See Color?

Can Dogs See Color?

Credit: Zoetis Melody R. Conklin, VMD, MBA Have you ever wondered how a dog sees the world? Not only do they see everything from a much lower perspective, but they also have a different field of view than we do. Because their eyes are set a bit wider than our forward-facing eyes, they can see 250 degrees around themselves, compared to a human’s 190-degree field […]

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Cat Litter Types: Which is Right for Your Cat (and You)

Cat Litter Types: Which is Right for Your Cat (and You)

Credit: Zoetis Melody R. Conklin, VMD, MBA Did you know that the litterbox can be a big stressor for your cat? The type of litter you choose is a significant factor — not only can it affect your cat’s interest in using the litterbox, but also their health and yours. Navigating the different cat litter types on the market can be challenging, so it’s important to […]

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Try Out These VERY Easy Homemade Dog Treats (Peep the PILL POCKET Recipe!!)

Try Out These VERY Easy Homemade Dog Treats (Peep the PILL POCKET Recipe!!)

Homemade Peanut Butter Oatmeal Dog Cookies Your dog is sure to love these homemade dog cookies made with wholesome ingredients like peanut butter and oatmeal. Here’s what you need to make your own batch of peanut butter oatmeal dog cookies. Ingredients & Supplies 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup almond flour 1/4 cup oatmeal 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup bone […]

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Keeping Your Senior Cat Active

Keeping Your Senior Cat Active

Credit: Zoetis Melody R. Conklin, VMD, MBA Even though cats can live into their twenties these days, they’re generally considered “senior” at around 8 to 10 years of age. This means cats can be senior kitty citizens for more than half their lives. As with humans, those advancing years come with health and mobility issues. However — also like humans — we can ease the […]

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Why Is My Cat Losing Weight?

Why Is My Cat Losing Weight?

Credit: Zoetis Melody R. Conklin, VMD, MBA An important aspect of your cat’s overall health is their weight. Most cat owners worry about negative health impacts on their overweight cats, but unexplained weight loss (whether gradual or rapid) is just as concerning. Unexpected weight loss can be an indicator of underlying medical issues — and contrary to what you may have heard, weight loss is not to […]

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All About Dog Zoomies

All About Dog Zoomies

Credit: Zoetis Melody R. Conklin, VMD, MBA You might call them “zoomies”, “the crazies”, or “Look out, the dog has lost his mind!” Whatever you call them, just about every dog has those moments where they go bananas and fly around the house. Is it a good thing or something to worry about? Should you encourage or discourage the zoomies? What is your dog trying […]

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Don’t Let Feline Leukemia Sneak Up on Your Cat

Don’t Let Feline Leukemia Sneak Up on Your Cat

Credit: Zoetis Karen Stasiak, MSN, DVM, MSc(CMID) Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is an infectious disease of cats that suppresses their immune system, making them susceptible to infections. Because it can be easily spread from one cat to another, it’s one of the most common infectious feline diseases, affecting 3.1% of all cats in the United States. It’s a disease that can go undetected for quite […]

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Why Over-The-Counter Antihistamines Fail to Control Itch in Dogs

Why Over-The-Counter Antihistamines Fail to Control Itch in Dogs

Credit: Zoetis, Sam Gilbert, VMD An itchy dog is a stress for the whole family. When our dogs are uncomfortable, we naturally feel for them and want to relieve their symptoms as quickly as possible. Antihistamines, like Benadryl®, have historically been an easy over-the-counter option to provide people (and pets) some relief. Yet, studies have demonstrated that while antihistamines may relieve respiratory allergies in humans, […]

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All About Ringworm in Dogs

All About Ringworm in Dogs

Credit: Zoetis, Dr. Sam Gilbert, VMD   Anything with “worm” in the name sounds pretty disgusting, right? But ringworm isn’t caused by a worm at all — it’s actually a skin infection caused by a fungus. While it’s highly contagious to pets and humans alike, it can be treated relatively easily with some medication, a little time apart, and lots of love. What is Ringworm? […]

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