Have pets? The best option for a worry-free vacation

Have pets? The best option for a worry-free vacation

March 6 – 12 is Professional Pet Sitters Week which was created to inform pet parents about the benefits of choosing a professional pet sitter. With warmer weather around the corner, many people begin looking forward to a much-needed vacation. But often there is one nagging worry – who will look after the pets while you’re away? After all, unless you can bring your pet with you, it’s difficult to […]






How to have less shedding and more fun

How to have less shedding and more fun

Spring is less than 2 weeks away now. Do you know what that means? NO! It does not mean spring cleaning, at least not this kind of cleaning, even though I do know how to work a sponge. In fact, after I finish wiping down the counter I’m going to ask for a raise in my allowance. Today, I’m talking about some good old-fashioned grooming. Many cats lose their thick […]






[Giveaway] Step up your game of fetch with a FREE Loofa Launcher

[Giveaway] Step up your game of fetch with a FREE Loofa Launcher

There are few things most dogs love more than a fun game of fetch. Playing outdoor games with your dog is a great bonding experience and a good way to get some fresh air and sunshine for you both. But throwing a ball or toy over and over again can be exhausting for us, even if our pets can’t seem to get enough. Now there’s a great solution for those […]






Show your pet you care on Love Your Pet Day

Show your pet you care on Love Your Pet Day

Today is Love Your Pet Day! Our pets give us unconditional love, so this special day is a great opportunity for us to return the favor by showing them how much we appreciate their loyal companionship. No matter what type of pet you have, try to take some time and give your beloved pet some extra attention and love. Luckily, there are lots of simple things you can do to […]






[Giveaway] Safer, slower meal times with Gobble Stoppers

[Giveaway] Safer, slower meal times with Gobble Stoppers

Does your dog seem to eat like each meal is a race to the finish line? Some dogs enjoy meal time so much that they gobble down their food too fast. Although it may seem like a harmless habit, speed eating can actually pose a danger to your pet’s health. Fortunately, there is a way to put the brakes on your dog’s chow time for better digestion. Dangers of speed […]






Can Pets Get Cavities?

Can Pets Get Cavities?

As humans, we know it’s not too uncommon for people to develop cavities; however, what about pets? Although it is certainly less common in pets than in people, cavities can also develop in our pets. Cavities may appear as erosions in the enamel of the teeth that may lead to pain and discomfort and dental decay. While cavities may be diagnosed with a direct visual exam, it is often recommended […]






What does responsible pet parenting mean to you?

What does responsible pet parenting mean to you?

February is Responsible Pet Owners Month, and in a recent 1800PetMeds Facebook survey, we asked pet parents what they believe responsible pet parenting is all about. Among the most popular answers were the following: Proper nutrition – Feeding your pet a healthy diet that meets his or her nutritional needs is important for overall good health. It may be tempting to grab the least expensive bag of kibble on the grocery […]