[Giveaway] Fit P2 Pet Activity & Sleep Monitor

[Giveaway] Fit P2 Pet Activity & Sleep Monitor

Fitness trackers are a breakthrough in wearable technology, giving us insight into our activity levels and helping us take necessary steps toward healthier lives. Just like us, pets can also benefit from this innovative technology. It can be difficult to be sure your pet is getting the right amount of sleep, nutrition and exercise on a regular basis. With so many demands on our time, monitoring our pets’ health may […]






Happy Adoptiversary! We’ve got gifts…

Happy Adoptiversary! We’ve got gifts…

One day you’ll likely never forget is the day you brought home your furry little bundle of joy. The patter of paws (sometimes covered in mud) filled the house and happily you realized that your life would never be the same. Sure, there would be ups and downs while your new pet got used to unfamiliar surroundings, but that first day together would always remain a treasured memory. This month, […]






How to recognize and prevent heatstroke in dogs

How to recognize and prevent heatstroke in dogs

It’s no surprise that it’s getting warmer. And unfortunately, each summer many pets die needlessly from exposure to heat. Heatstroke is a medical emergency that needs veterinary attention as quickly as possible. Signs of heat stroke include: Excessive panting Bright red gums and ear tips Seizuring and collapse (in extreme circumstances) Unfortunately, dogs and cats don’t sweat like people do. They typically pant, in order to dispel heat, making them much […]






[Giveaway] Win an Ultra Calmer Canine Stress Relief Sonic Collar

[Giveaway] Win an Ultra Calmer Canine Stress Relief Sonic Collar

Most of us have a special song or a favorite type of music that puts us at ease and makes all the stress of the world go away. The power of music is undeniable. But could soothing music really calm anxious dogs? It turns out that dogs do respond positively to certain tones and frequencies, and now this drug-free stress relief option is available to soothe anxious pets.






[Illustrated Guide] Summertime pool safety for your pets

[Illustrated Guide] Summertime pool safety for your pets

This is a guest post from Amber Kingsley. Amber Kingsley is a freelance journalist and member of a pet enthusiast/animal lover group in her city of Santa Monica who has donated countless hours supporting her local shelter within operations and outreach. She has spent most of her research writing about animals in the areas of food, health and training.  A swimming pool is a great place to beat the summer heat, […]






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 […]