Meet Duke and learn what it takes to be a Dock Diving dog

Meet Duke and learn what it takes to be a Dock Diving dog

Today we’d like to introduce you to a special dog by the name of Duke. He’s a Belgian Malinois who recently discovered his passion, dock diving. Not familiar with the sport? Read on to learn more about Duke and his dock diving adventures! Duke, how did you get started in Dock Diving? I started dock diving at the end of July 2016. I was just a young pup at 9 […]






3 benefits of adopting a senior pet

3 benefits of adopting a senior pet

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month. If you’re thinking about adopting a furry family member, consider a senior dog or cat. Find out why a senior pet could be the perfect choice!






Diet tips for dogs and cats with diabetes

Diet tips for dogs and cats with diabetes

Diabetes is a growing problem in our pets, and more dogs and cats are diagnosed with the condition each year. Luckily, while diabetes cannot be “cured” there are steps you can take to manage the condition. With proper diet and monitoring, your diabetic pet can live a long and healthy life. Check out these diet tips for dogs and cats with diabetes.






How to get the most out of Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

How to get the most out of Take Your Cat to the Vet Day

The following is a contribution from Zach at Vet Set Go, a community designed for aspiring veterinarians. Dr. Chris Carpenter shares tips on how we can make the most out of that important trip to the vet. The annual Take Your Cat to the Vet Day is August 22nd. If it has been a year or more since you last took your cat to the vet, this would be the […]






On International Yoga Day, try to be more like a cat!

On International Yoga Day, try to be more like a cat!

The United Nations has declared that June 21 will be the International Day of Yoga. You might wonder what that has to do with cats. Well, cats are known for having exceptional flexibility and balance, and “cat yoga” is part of the reason! Have you ever watched a cat stretch, arch her back, or twist in seemingly impossible positions to groom a hard-to-reach spot? All examples of cat yoga. Even […]






How to make cross-country travel fun for your dog!

How to make cross-country travel fun for your dog!

Summertime is about fun and travel and it’s even better when we bring our furry loved ones along for the ride! Recently we at 1-800-PetMeds were introduced to Indy, a pup who has been having quite the adventure as he has been traveling across the country to be reunited with his family. Along the way, he and his companions have been staying at various HomeAway locations. Read on to learn […]






What you need to know about adopting the perfect cat

What you need to know about adopting the perfect cat

I have some very important news to share with you today! June is Adopt A Cat Month. And what perfect timing, because this is “kitten season” when many shelters are overflowing with cats and kittens in need of a home. I am lucky enough to have a home filled with lots of love and treats and toys. But many, many cats are less fortunate and can only dream of one day […]