Exercising With Your Dog
Do you -- and your dog -- struggle to get enough exercise? This is one challenge you can face together. Research suggests people who exercise with their dogs are more likely to stick to a fitness program. The key is finding activities you both enjoy. Try these fun ideas!
Hot Weather Tips for Your Pet
Take these simple precautions, provided by ASPCA experts, to help prevent your pet from overheating. And if you suspect your pet is suffering from heat stroke, get help from your veterinarian immediately.
How Can I Teach My Dog Not to Be Scared of Loud Noises?
Does your pup freak out during a thunderstorm? Does he spend the Fourth of July hiding under a bed? Learn why he reacts this way and what you can do to ease his fears.
Pet Treats: Are You Giving Too Many?
Many pet owners give treats as rewards -- or to show their love for their dogs or cats -- without thinking about the number of calories that are in each handout. These tips can help you avoid adding too many calories to your furry friend's diet.
Before and After a Vet Appointment: What to Do
You can help your vet deliver the best care possible when you prepare for routine checkups, know when there’s an emergency, and follow up after your pet gets care.
Surprising Problems From Ticks and Fleas
Fleas and ticks are tops among the list of concerns for pet owners. But these tiny pests, which bite and feed on your animal’s blood, may do much more than just make them itch.
Protect Yourself From Fleabites
Most of the time, fleabites are irritating but not serious -- but some types of fleas can become infected with diseases and parasites. That’s why preventing fleabites is important. Here's how.
How to Ease Your Dog's Separation Anxiety
Separation anxiety is a serious condition and one of the main reasons owners get frustrated with their dogs and give them up. But there are plenty of things you can do to help your pup.
Vet Shopping: How to Choose the Right Doc for Your Pet
A great veterinarian can ensure better health for your pet and peace of mind for you. Use these tips to find one who's knowledgeable, friendly, and committed to giving your furry, feathered, or scaly friends the best care.
First-Aid Tricks for Pet Emergencies
It's important to know some basic pet first-aid techniques. Learn more about some common pet emergencies and what to do on the spot, before you head to the vet.