[New Product] ThunderEssence Aromatherapy for Dogs

[New Product] ThunderEssence Aromatherapy for Dogs

Fear is an emotion we all experience. Our pets experience fear and anxiety, too. There are even more things to be afraid of for them, though. Dogs don’t understand that the loud booming they hear is only harmless fireworks, or that the person that brings the mail every day is a friend, not a foe. Keeping your dog calm during upsetting circumstances can be a challenge. It’s now possible to […]






[New Product] Zylkene to relieve your pet’s anxiety

[New Product] Zylkene to relieve your pet’s anxiety

Stressful situations can bring out the animal in all of us. Moving to a new place, traveling, home remodeling and even celebrations can be exciting yet nerve-racking. Disruptions in normal, everyday activities can be even more upsetting for our pets. They are the hapless bystanders who must try to deal with situations that they don’t understand and that temporarily shake up the daily routine. Chaos, loud noises, and unfamiliar faces […]






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 […]






Have a pet? Prepare now for a worry-free vacation

Have a pet? Prepare now for a worry-free vacation

While walking down to the supermarket one Sunday, I noticed a passenger plane flying overhead and immediately started imagining all the exciting places that those passengers were heading off to. This daydreaming led to an overwhelming feeling of freedom combined with the desire to “escape” which in an instant transported my mind to all corners of the globe. I began thinking how much a little unplanned escape would allow me […]






Happy Road Trip with your Favorite Pup

I recently received a list of tips for making road trips with your favorite four-legged friend more enjoyable from Andrea Servadio, co-owner of Fitdog Sports Club in Santa Monica, California. As we talk about in Fit As Fido, your dog is often Nature’s perfect teacher for healthy human behaviors and these tips for successful travels with your dog will also make the humans in the car have a happier, healthier […]






Products for Pet Car Travel

Do your summer vacation plans include traveling? Your vacation can be even more fun if you’re able to bring your furry family members along, too. Most dogs love to go on car rides, and if you are traveling by car, there are lots of great products that make traveling with your dog safer and more enjoyable for you and your pet. PetMeds now carries a line of Solvit products designed […]






Reducing Your Pet’s Anxiety When Traveling

There is nothing more disturbing to an animal guardian than dealing with a nervous pet when traveling. What I will often recommend to clients is to take pets on short car trips for 10-15 minutes at a time in order for their pets to get used to trips away from home.  Most pets that exhibit anxiety usually manifest symptoms within a few minutes of beginning travel. While some pets may […]