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How to turn your passion for pets into action

(BPT) - Are you passionate about pets? Whether you have a beloved animal of your own or simply appreciate all the joy pets bring to our lives, there are many ways you can turn that passion into …

A Dog Trainer’s Top Tips to Support Pets Through Life Stages

A few simple steps can help keep your dog healthy and happy as he ages.
by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP (NAPSI)—Many people found comfort in their animals during the pandemic, whether they already had a pet, newly adopted, or helped care for a family member’s pet. …
Could sharing a bedroom with your pets be keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep?
Sleeping with your dog in the same room could be negatively affecting your sleep quality, according to my team’s recently published research in Scientific Reports. …
When is it safe—and legal—to leave your dog in the car?
Way.com helps dog owners understand when it's legal to leave their furry friends in cars unattended.
How to pick the best toy for dogs based on 5 personality types
eTailPet consulted authorities like the American Kennel Club, The Humane Society, and vet practices to help you decide which toys to buy based on your pup's personality.
The Power of Pets
(Family Features) Pets offer people the chance to explore friendships and connections they didn't always think were possible. Consider this report, which leveraged consumer insights to shed light on the future of pet parenthood.
3 ways to be a more proactive cat parent
(BPT) - As a pet parent, you may often find yourself thinking about ways to enjoy spending quality time with your pets, while also ensuring that they're enjoying their home even when you can't be …
How to tackle spring cleaning, even when you have pets
(BPT) - The idea of giving your home a thorough cleaning each spring is very appealing, but can also be overwhelming. It may even seem impossible, given today's busy lifestyles, active children …
Bonding with Your Four-Legged Friend
(Family Features) Your dog may be one of your best friends, but that bond doesn't happen overnight. One of the best ways to show dogs love is by keeping them healthy and spending quality time with them.
Training an animal? An ethicist explains how and why your dog − but not your frog − can be punished
People talk to their pets every day: offering praise when they’re good, reassurance when they’re confused and affection when they’re cuddling. We also speak to animals when they misbehave. “Why did you do that?” someone might ask their dog. …
From Teeth to Paws: Five Ways Pets’ Dental Health Impacts Total Health
(BPT) - Pet Dental Health Month (February) marks the perfect time to prioritize your pet’s wellbeing and kick-start a dental care routine. A staggering 80% of dogs, particularly small breeds …
Dog care below freezing − how to keep your pet warm and safe from cold weather, road salt and more this winter
In much of the country, when winter rolls around, previously hospitable conditions can quickly turn chilly and dangerous for people and pups alike. …
Older Americans lead the nation in pet spending, but not by much
While baby boomers far outpaced other age groups in pet spending in 2021, spending evened out among all Americans in 2022, per an eTailPet analysis of BLS data.

Deepen your bond with your pet through shared meal experiences

(BPT) - From swapping recipes with friends on social media to crafting meals that bring your family together, food has transformed into a way to bond with others and show you care. But have you ever …
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