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Little seed, big problem – keep an eye out for foxtail seed pods that can harm your pet this summer

Across much of the United States, spring is in full force. With warmer weather, people are taking their furry family members out on longer walks and spending more time outside. Alongside blooming flowers and trees, your pet might run into a small, unassuming grass seed pod known as a foxtail. …

America's 10 Most Amazing Shelter Dog Makeovers Unleashed

(BPT) - May marks National Pet Month, and it's a time to celebrate the love and companionship our furry friends bring into our lives; however, let's not forget about the dogs still awaiting their …
3 expert tips to manage your puppy's dental health
(BPT) - Every new puppy owner has a camera roll full of pictures, but don't let that sweet puppy smile fool you — good dental health requires a plan.By the age of three years, most dogs will …
Kitten season is out of control. Are warmer winters to blame?
Grist reports that outdoor kitten counts are booming, which is bad news for shelters and wildlife.
What makes a Westminster Best in Show winner, based on a century of data
Stacker used data from the Westminster Kennel Club dog show and the American Kennel Club to explore trends in Best in Show winners.
How to Support Your Pet's Health During Summer
(Family Features) Part of supporting your pet throughout the year is understanding the specific risks that come with changing weather and special seasonal events. Supporting pets this summer can be easier with these tips.
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 few simple steps can help keep your dog healthy and happy as he ages.
A Dog Trainer’s Top Tips to Support Pets Through Life Stages
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? 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 …
Podcasts about pets

Dog talk ... and more

Every dog lover's resource for keeping yourself & your best friend happy, healthy and long living - naturally. Listen in to Dr. Peter Dobias weekly to find out how both you and your furry friend …

Talkin' pets, with vets

Two Vets Talk Pets podcast

Veterinarians, Drs Lewis Kirkham and Robbie Anderton, provide an informative, light-hearted chat about the health of your pet. It includes veterinary, behaviour and training advice for pet owners, …

Purrr-fectly enjoyable

In these cat podcasts, learn everything there is to know about cats on Cattitude with your hosts Michelle Fern & Tom Dock. In this cat podcast, each week we’ll spotlight a cool cat breed, …