Back-to-School Pet Separation Anxiety

How to get your cat or dog ready for the school year Long, sunny days. No school. More humans around, especially the little ones. For pets, summer is when they can count on more belly rubs, back scratches and nose-to-nose fun. But now that the school year is approaching, how will your cat or dog…

3 Unexpected Summer Pet Health Risks

How to Keep Cats and Dogs Safe During Summer Fun The long, sunny days of summer are perfect for outdoor fun with pets. Getting outside with our furry friends is good for them—and good for us. But along with the fun lurk some dangers to your pet’s health. Some risks are well-known, like heat stroke…

Is There a Link Between Pets, People and Mental Health?

How You and Your Four Legged Friend Can Help Each Other Manage Stress May is Mental Health Awareness Month (for humans), and a consistent recommendation from mental health experts is that people with mental health issues can benefit from spending more time with animals. What’s behind this recommendation and how does it help people improve…

Seasonal Stress And Your Pet

Happy Holidays!  The holidays should be a time of joy and celebration, family, friends, and fun.  But too often it becomes a time of stress.  Sometimes self-induced with striving for a picture-perfect holiday, and sometimes over-scheduled with too many places to be and too many things to do.  We all know how stress can affect…

5 Fear-Busting Supplements to Calm Your Anxious Pet

by Jenny Smiechowski – Anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues people face. But it doesn’t only affect people. It affects pets too. Thunderstorms, fireworks, a visit from a stranger—any one of these triggers can send your pet spiraling into a full-blown anxiety attack. Of course, some pets are more prone to…