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 […]
National Pit Bull Awareness Month was created to celebrate these often-misunderstood dogs and to shed light on the truth about pit bulls. Media stories of pit bull attacks have even garnered political intervention, with some communities banning pit bulls altogether. But is this truly warranted for a breed long known as the "Nanny" dog?
Did you know that this Saturday is World Veterinary Day? Established in 2000 by the World Veterinary Association, this day is celebrated annually on the last Saturday of April. The idea behind the day is to celebrate the veterinary profession and highlight the global accomplishments of veterinarians. Each year a different theme is selected, with this year’s topic being “Vaccination to prevent and protect.” The goal is to raise awareness […]
The following is a guest post from Chip Green, the Marketing Director for PupLife Dog Supplies: You love your dog. Your dog loves you. The mere thought of being separated sounds unbearable, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, this happens more than you would think. A door pops open unexpectedly. A gate is left ajar. Every day, dogs go missing from their owners. Lacking identification, the odds of your precious pet finding his […]
Every year, two million people are affected by natural disasters or other emergencies. Many of these people are pet owners who do not know what to do with their animals when they suddenly need to seek shelter elsewhere. Finding a reliable pet sitter ahead of time can help ease the worry associated with a natural disaster. Additionally, it is important to keep copies of your pet’s medical records in a […]
Every pet owner wants the best for their pet, but how can you ensure that your pet is getting the best care possible in your absence? There are many boarding kennels out there, but not all are the same. What should you look for when choosing a good boarding kennel? Important things to look for include a certificate or license from the local authorities, a spacious, well-ventilated living area for […]