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Cat Training: How to Train Your Cat the Easy Way

By: Erin Ollila, When learning how to train your cat, you’ll start with very basic first steps that both reward good behavior and discourage the bad. But can you train a cat the same way you might train a dog? Yes and no. Because they’re highly independent animals, cats might appear aloof or uninterestedContinue reading “Cat Training: How to Train Your Cat the Easy Way”

Peanut Butter Delight Dog Biscuits Recipe

By: Manvi Drona-Hidalgo For dogs who love peanut butter, this homemade treat recipe has a double dose of nutty goodness in the batter and the creamy frosting. Makes about 20 cookies Ingredients 1-1/2 cups flour3/4 cup oatmeal1/4 cup wheat germ1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter1/4 cup vegetable oil1/4 cup honey1 tsp baking powder1/2 cup water DirectionsContinue reading “Peanut Butter Delight Dog Biscuits Recipe”

3-Ingredient Cat Treats

By Becky Hardin, The Cookie Rookie Homemade cat treats are such a fun thing to make, and your cat(s) will absolutely love you if you give them these tasty salmon cat treats! Ingredients Salmon Egg Flour How to Make Homemade Cat Treats Place the canned salmon, undrained, in a food processor. Pulse the salmon toContinue reading “3-Ingredient Cat Treats”

Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day: A Time to Celebrate Pets We’ve Lost

By Jan Reisen, AKC Whether you lost your canine companions last week, last year, or even years ago, their memory is surely still alive. While people in your life without pets may not always understand, you know that the grief over a pet that’s passed away can be as deep and as acute as thatContinue reading “Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day: A Time to Celebrate Pets We’ve Lost”

Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer

By Jan Reisen, AKC Summer is the time to have outdoor fun with our dogs. Longer walks in the park, ambitious hikes, beach days, or family travel — the sun is shining, and the outdoors is calling. But hot weather can also make us uncomfortable, and it poses special risks for dogs. From an increasedContinue reading “Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe This Summer”

Why Do Cats Like Boxes?

By Liz Waynick, RVT, The Spruce Pets It’s no secret that cats love boxes. In fact, most cat lovers have seen at least one cartoon depicting a cat sleeping in a box instead of the expensive cat bed that was inside that box. Why do cats love boxes so much? The reasons can beContinue reading “Why Do Cats Like Boxes?”

Important Things You Should Teach Your Puppy

By: Dogo Almost every person’s heart melts when they see a cute fluffy puppy with an adorable baby face, soft fur, and delicate paw pads. No wonder that so many people fall for those puppy eyes and under their spell, they decide to adopt the fluffy ball of fur. When they reach home, they suddenlyContinue reading “Important Things You Should Teach Your Puppy”

Hot Weather Safety Tips

Courtesy of We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger. To prevent your pet from overheating, take these simple precautions provided by ASPCA experts: Visit the vet for a spring or early-summer checkup. Make sure your pets getContinue reading “Hot Weather Safety Tips”

Here’s How to Train a Cat to Do 5 Life-Changing Things

By: Damon Beres, Reader’s Digest Yes! You can train a cat to come on command, use a toilet, and more—and it’s all much easier than you thought. First things first: Never punish Cats simply won’t learn from what some owners would consider “discipline.” Worse yet, “punishing” your cat can induce stress, leading to behavioral andContinue reading “Here’s How to Train a Cat to Do 5 Life-Changing Things”

Puppy Behavior Basics

By Debra Horwitz, DVM, Diplomate ACVB & Gary Landsberg, DVM, Diplomate ACVB At what age can I start training my new puppy? You will be training your puppy from the moment you bring it home and start to house train. Puppies start learning from birth and good breeders begin handling and socialization right away.Continue reading “Puppy Behavior Basics”