The Surprising Truth About Socializing and Dog Parks

dog socialization

January 21, 2019

You probably expect your dog to be friendly toward people and other dogs. But what if the puppy you raised or the adult dog you adopted shows no interest in other dogs? Is it a dog socialization issue? Should you try to force the issue of a dog park?

Tiny Elliot: Once Neglected, Now Adopted

Tiny Elliot: Once Neglected, Now Adopted

January 21, 2019

Found alongside the road, this 8-week-old pup was neglected and needed special help.

Weekly Pet Quiz: Water Consumption, Cat Communication and Behavioral Problems

week 49 pets quiz

January 21, 2019

Take this week's quiz to see how well you remember what you read on Mercola Healthy Pets last week!

This Growing Threat Can Kill Your Pet From the Inside Out

lungworm in dogs

January 20, 2019

It's often called the silent killer because it can hide inside your pet's heart and lungs and do its dirty work with few symptoms. The owners of Minnie, an adorable French Bulldog, thought they had a perfectly healthy dog until she died from uncontrollable bleeding. Know your pet's risk.

Smiling Fish Loves Being Petted

Smiling Fish Loves Being Petted

January 20, 2019

Who says fish don't make fun or affectionate pets? This one is certainly both!

Don’t Cast Your Pets’ Dietary Needs Into This Human Mold

dietary fats for pets

January 19, 2019

I love this healthy oil for pets, but you must be careful not to make these mistakes when using it. Know when it's taboo for certain pets and the other oil to not overlook if your pet suffers with skin conditions, allergies, vision problems or joint and heart issues.

Dog’s Friendship Helps Prove: Love Always Wins

Dog’s Friendship Helps Prove: Love Always Wins

January 19, 2019

A woman with life-altering panic attacks found a dog who helps her survive and thrive.

Six Top Toys to Fulfill Your Pet's Desire to Hunt

cat hunting toys

January 18, 2019

Certain pets are natural born hunters with a strong drive to go after prey. While many spend their hours indoors, you can still help them fulfill their deepest desires. Here are six terrific toys that will entertain your pet for hours.

Senior Dog’s Whole Family Carts Her Around

Senior Dog’s Whole Family Carts Her Around

January 18, 2019

A sweet dog used to love riding in the car, but that had to change as Remy got older.

Hope for Dogs With Mitral Valve Disease

Hope for Dogs With Mitral Valve Disease

January 17, 2019

Nate Estes, whose dog Zoey has mitral valve disease, founded the Mighty Hearts Project to support other pet parents of dogs with the condition. Through Mighty Hearts, you can also learn about a state-of-the-art surgical repair procedure, where it’s performed and the costs involved.

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