Are You Bored by This Daily Dog Routine?

dog walking

March 18, 2019

It's part and parcel of having a dog, but far too many pet parents view it as drudgery, rather than appreciate how it benefits their mental and physical health. Try looking at it in a different light and discover how rewarding this activity can be for both you and your pet.

Rescue Squirrel Asks To Be Adopted

Rescue Squirrel Asks To Be Adopted

March 18, 2019

A couple welcomed the change when a friendly squirrel 'asked' them to take him home.

Weekly Pet Quiz: Arthritis, Flu Transmission and Dog Shedding

week 57 pets quiz

March 18, 2019

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

You Can't Predict This Medical Emergency, but These Dogs Sure Can

diabetic alert dog

March 17, 2019

These dogs have the unique ability (and special training) to sense when a person is in trouble and about to have a medical emergency, with a relatively short treatment window. But how do they know when this emergency is about to transpire? Scientists finally think they know.

Precious Puppy Is so Sleepy

Precious Puppy Is so Sleepy

March 17, 2019

This cute puppy wobbles on his feet from sleepiness, but doesn't want to miss anything!

Bad Advice for Pet Hair, Almost Never Recommended

dog shedding

March 16, 2019

The average dog has about 15,000 hairs per square inch - 15 times the density of human hair. No wonder shedding is a problem (even in so-called hypoallergenic breeds). Many factors affect the amount of shedding. There are steps you can take, but please avoid this bad advice.

Kitten With a Challenge Shows She's a Survivor

Kitten With a Challenge Shows She's a Survivor

March 16, 2019

People running a feral cat colony were concerned for tiny Aura, born with a cleft palate.

Should You Stay Away From Your Pets if You Have the Flu?

reverse zoonosis

March 15, 2019

Until recently, nearly no one thought their pets were at risk when a family member came down with the flu. But recent tests of more than 2,000 pets detected influenza A antibodies in nine percent of the dogs and five percent of the cats, and flu deaths have been reported.

Chihuahua Naps on His Own Personal Great Dane!

Chihuahua Naps on His Own Personal Great Dane!

March 15, 2019

A huge Great Dane sleeps on his comfy blanket while a tiny Chihuahua rests on top!

They Scanned Dogs’ Brains, Made an Intriguing Discovery About Our Talk

can dogs understand humans

March 14, 2019

Fascinating study shows the best way to praise your dog. Do it one way, and you light up your dog's reward center and boost your bond. The other way, not so much. And it takes precious little effort to make the change. Do it today.

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