5 Dogs that are Cat-Friendly

5 Dogs that are Cat-Friendly

Dog Health and Behavior
Mrs. Whiskerson is precious. She is your perfect pet, your feline friend, your fur baby. But, she needs a friend and one cat is more than enough. You're ready for a soft, cuddly, bundle of energy and unconditional love, and Mrs. Whiskerson is, too. At least, you think she is. But how do you know they're going to get along? The last thing you need right now is two fur babies constantly at odds with each other. You need them to entertain themselves, not cause more drama. Well, we've got your back! We've found the top five dogs that are good with cats and put them all in one place for you. Keep reading to find Mrs. Whiskerson's new best friend. 1. Basset Hounds One of the best dog breeds for…
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Dogs vs Cats: Which is right for you?

Dogs vs Cats: Which is right for you?

Cat Health and Behavior, Dog Health and Behavior
"Are you a dog person or a cat person?" This question is thrown around on almost every first date, and it's actually kind of a good one.  It's hard to say whether we would want a dog or a cat. Maybe our families brought us up with a beloved dog, permanently engraining us as "dog people." Maybe it was the other way around, and you're distinctly a cat person.  This article is for those people who fall somewhere in between. We're going to discuss Dogs vs Cats and why you should consider buying one or the other. Dogs vs Cats: Which is Right for You? If you aren't a person who knows precisely whether they want to own a cat or a dog, you're not alone. It may seem like…
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Picking for Your Pup: How to Choose the Best Collar for Dogs

Picking for Your Pup: How to Choose the Best Collar for Dogs

Dog Health and Behavior, Pet Products
Did you know that every year, over 10 million dogs and cats are either lost or stolen? And that 1 in 3 pets will become lost at some point in their life? The truth is, that no matter how well you take care of your pet, there's a chance that your pet will go missing at some point or another.  The good news is, that recovering your pet isn't an impossible process- if they're wearing the right collar.  So, how do you pick the right collar for your dog? Check out this guide to learn how to choose the best collar for dogs.  Size Up Your Dog Before you purchase a dog collar, your primary consideration should be the size of your dog.  Buy a collar that's too small, and…
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Toxic People Food for Dogs: What Can Dogs Not Eat?

Toxic People Food for Dogs: What Can Dogs Not Eat?

Dog Health and Behavior
Are you feeding your pets people food for dogs? You may need to think twice before you do it again. A dog's digestive system is nothing like our own. Our canine friends are a lot more sensitive to certain foods. Many foods will just cause an upset stomach for dogs, but there are a few foods that can be lethal to them. So, if you're concerned about what you shouldn't be feeding your dog, take a look at the list below. Steer Clear of Nuts Not all nuts are toxic to dogs but it can be difficult to remember which ones are, so it's safer to keep all nuts away from your dog. For example, pecans, walnuts, and macadamia nuts are classed as toxic dog food. Although it may not…
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Animal Hair Sheds: Here’s How to Deal with It

Animal Hair Sheds: Here’s How to Deal with It

Cat Health and Behavior, Dog Health and Behavior, Pet Products
Approximately 60 million households in the U.S. own a dog and 47.1 million own a cat. Are you part of either of these groups? If so, then you're probably well acquainted with pet shedding. You're probably also desperate to find a solution and eliminate the need to carry a lint roller with you wherever you go. You might not be able to totally throw away your lint rollers, but there are still lots of things you can do to address shedding. Read on for some helpful tips that will make it easier for you to get animal hair off your furniture and clothing. Causes of Excess Shedding Before we get into tips for combating shedding, it's important to figure out why your pet is shedding so much. Some shedding is normal,…
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Pet Vacation Preparation: How to Travel with a Dog Safely

Pet Vacation Preparation: How to Travel with a Dog Safely

Dog Health and Behavior
We all know those sad, puppy dog eyes and low whimper have the power to break even the strongest resolve. Trying to leave man's best friend behind before embarking on a long trip can be a little heartbreaking.  According to a report by Rover, 37 percent of dog owners have decided not to travel in order to stay at home with a pet instead.  Don't cut your vacation plans short! Why not take the entire family? Traveling with pets is stress-free when you know how.  With these tips, you can discover how to travel with a dog for a tail-wagging good time! 1. Practice Makes Perfect Don't make it more difficult for your pet by dragging them into an unfamiliar experience. That's like asking them to shake without showing them…
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5 Natural Remedies for Cats and Dogs That Your Vet Would Approve Of

5 Natural Remedies for Cats and Dogs That Your Vet Would Approve Of

Cat Health and Behavior, Dog Health and Behavior
US pet owners spend around $16 billion per year on vet bills.  But, while there are some dog and cat emergencies that require urgent medical attention, there are many vet-approved natural pet remedies that work well for a variety of complaints and conditions.  In fact, natural remedies for cats and dogs are often preferable in some cases. Not only can they help you avoid huge vet bills, they're more accessible for owners, and they don't compromise your pets' delicate systems like harsh antibiotics and other medications.  Here's our pick of the best natural remedies for cats and dogs.  1. Hemp Oil Although it's derived from cannabis, hemp oil isn't psychoactive and is safe and legal for human or animal use. And, when it comes to natural pet remedies, hemp oil is one of the most comprehensive treatments around.  Hemp oil for dogs…
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CBD Oil for Cats? How CBD Effects Both Dogs and Cats Differently

CBD Oil for Cats? How CBD Effects Both Dogs and Cats Differently

Cat Health and Behavior, Dog Health and Behavior
If you're one of the 85 million pet owners in America, then you've probably heard of the CBD oil trend that's sweeping the nation.  CBD oil is a growing health trend for treating health conditions in humans and now it's becoming popular in the world of pet health too. In this article, we'll go over what CBD oil is (and what it's not) as well as the effects and benefits of CBD oil for cats and dogs.  Using cannabis-related products for a medical application is still pretty new in the medical field, regardless of the overwhelmingly positive effects. However, this isn't slowing the trend down at all. Experts report the CBD market to hit $22 billion by 2022. Grab your furry friend and let's find out all about the healing powers behind CBD oil. What is CBD Oil? CBD oil…
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Playing Nice: Tips for Improving the Cat and Dog Relationship in Your Home

Playing Nice: Tips for Improving the Cat and Dog Relationship in Your Home

Cat Health and Behavior, Dog Health and Behavior
Do you live with both cats and dogs? If so, you may sometimes feel that it's raining cats and dogs inside your home--literally! Some dogs love making friends with kitties. But some may not, and we all know that felines can be picky about their companions. Luckily, you don't have to give up Fido or Mittens in order to make things work. There are ways to improve the cat and dog relationship in your home. Keep reading for some great tips. 1. Implement Dog Training Both dogs and cats can be trained. But let's be real: dogs are far easier to train than cats. What's more, dogs may even require foundational training, especially if they are newly adopted or fresh from a litter. If your cat and dog are really having…
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Pesky Pets: How to Make Cats and Dogs Get Along

Pesky Pets: How to Make Cats and Dogs Get Along

Cat Health and Behavior, Dog Health and Behavior
Cats and dogs make fantastic companions to any family and they make each day more rewarding. In fact, a huge 68% of households in the US own at least one pet, proving that the US is an animal loving nation. We all love it when our animals play together, but sometimes it doesn't go so well. There are a lot of times where our cats and dogs don't get along with each other.  Of course, you want them to become best friends. Don't lose hope, read on to find out how to make cats and dogs get along in no time. 1. Introduce Them If your cat and dog haven't yet met each other, you've got a good chance to make a positive introduction. You can't put them with each…
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