Discover the NEW 1800PetMeds.com website

Discover the NEW 1800PetMeds.com website

At 1800PetMeds, we’re starting off the new year with a new look! Designed with you in mind, the new 1800PetMeds.com website is all about serving you better. Our new streamlined, mobile- and tablet-friendly design will help you shop for everything your pet needs, quicker and easier than ever, even when you’re on the go. Our powerful new search engine and product comparison feature will help you find your favorite pet […]

The five W’s of dogs that scoot

The five W’s of dogs that scoot

Most of us have experienced the surprising sight of a dog scooting his bum across the grass or carpet, and many a pooch has been reprimanded for doing it. But have you ever wondered exactly why he’s scooting? Could it be a medical problem, an itch he can’t scratch, or simply a weird and misunderstood habit? Let’s delve into the mystery behind the infamous scoot. Who? Who scoots? Almost all […]

Christmas tree safety tips for cats

Christmas tree safety tips for cats

With its sparkling lights, dangling ornaments and climbable limbs, a Christmas tree is irresistible to most cats, but be aware that your festive tree poses many dangers for a curious feline. Luckily there are simple steps you can take to help ensure that your cat stays safe this holiday season. The most foolproof way to protect your cat and your Christmas tree is to place the tree in a room […]

Reducing static electricity in your pet’s fur

Reducing static electricity in your pet’s fur

Static electricity is common when the air is dry and the humidity is low, so it is a much more frequent problem in the winter months when the air is cold and dry, and indoor heating removes moisture from the air. Problem static electricity can also occur year-round in places with a dry climate. Your pet’s fur will build up a small electrical charge, and sometimes the fur may even […]

What is the best material for pet food bowls?

What is the best material for pet food bowls?

Pet food bowls are available in a wide assortment of sizes and materials. Many people choose plastic pet food bowls because they are readily available, inexpensive and come in lots of colors and sizes. However, a plastic bowl might not be the best choice for your pet’s food bowls. Downsides of plastic: Plastic food bowls can get small scratches over time which trap and hold bacteria that cannot be removed […]

Is clumping litter safe for cats?

Is clumping litter safe for cats?

Part of having a cat in your life means dealing with the litter box. Nowadays, many cat owners appreciate the convenience of clumping cat litter, which makes it easy to scoop both solid and liquid waste from your cat’s litter box. The obvious advantage is that the litter box smells fresh for longer, reducing the frequency of completely changing out and replacing the litter. However, if you have young kittens, […]

Are you a responsible dog owner?

Are you a responsible dog owner?

Many dog parents think they are doing the right thing for their dog, from feeding the right pet food to correct grooming. September 20th marked Responsible Dog Ownership Day, hosted by the AKC, which helps promote tips on the responsibility of pet parents everywhere. In case you missed it, below are a few tips for being a responsible dog owner.