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 […]






Daisy reminds everyone to “Check the Chip”

Daisy reminds everyone to “Check the Chip”

I have my lab coat on today because we need to talk about something very important. May is National Chip Your Pet Month! No, I am not talking about potato chips (even though it might be a good idea to check to make sure you have plenty of potato chips in the house at all times). I’m talking about MICROCHIPS. A microchip is only about as big as a grain […]






This brave dog teaches us to never give up hope

This brave dog teaches us to never give up hope

The following is a guest post from Dusty Lynn the Labrador. She suffered an FCE spinal cord injury in October, and this is her story of recovery.   Hi Dusty Lynn. How long have you been a PetMeds Pet? I  have been a PetMeds Pet for probably six years or so. My mom likes 1800PetMeds because of the amazing customer service, great prices, selection, coupons and fast shipping. I also […]






Share what you love about #BeingAPetMom for a chance to WIN a spa day!

Share what you love about #BeingAPetMom for a chance to WIN a spa day!

I have something very exciting to share today: a fun sweepstakes with awesome prizes. We all know that moms are some of the greatest people around, and just in time for Mother’s Day, this sweepstakes celebrates my personal favorite — pet moms! I love my own mom because she has the comfiest lap, knows just how I like to be petted, and gives me lots of delicious treats. Now is […]