Category: pets

Canine Osteoarthritis – What Every Pet Owner Should Know

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) - One in five dogs are diagnosed with canine osteoarthritis, the most common cause for chronic pain in dogs. Symptoms of OA can be hard to identify, with more than 50 percent of OA cases going undiagnosed until dogs reach eight years of age or …

5 tips for keeping your dog more active

(BPT) - Face it, getting enough exercise is tough for everyone, and it's certainly true when it comes to our pets. The amount of exercise your dog may need varies, depending on the age, size and breed, but most dogs need more exercise than they're gett...

Tips for picking the perfect pet

(BPT) - Choosing the perfect pet for your family begins with doing your homework beforehand to determine the age, size and temperament of your ideal dog or cat. The whole family can share in the matchmaking fun.Will your newest family member be an inde...

5 essential car safety tips for pets

(BPT) - Face it, everyone loves their pets. And they often want to take their pets wherever they're going. In fact, a recent survey by Volvo Car USA and The Harris Poll found that 39% of pet owners would rather go on a road trip with their dog than a f...

Pet Safety Tips for Summer

(BPT) - There's no better summer companion than your furry, four-legged friend. From sunshine and beach days to playing fetch at the park, summer is the perfect season to bond with your pet. Keep in mind that higher temperatures come with higher precau...

Decoding the pet food label [Infographic]

(BPT) - A recent survey from Purina found that more than half (56%) of pet owners agree that their pets eat better than they do. That's because pet owners want to keep their pets happy and healthy by feeding them the best food possible. There are tons ...

7 great road trips for you and your pet

(BPT) - The great American road trip has officially gone to the dogs. In a recent online Google consumer survey, three-in-four travelers said they planned to take a road trip with their pet this summer, and 12% of travelers would rather hit the open ro...

5 ideas to save money on health care

(BPT) - Rising premiums and different levels of coverage can make health care costs seem very confusing. Here are 5 simple ideas that could help you save on your health care costs.1. Plan for medical bills. Just as you would ask a mechanic to estimate ...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with everyone you love

(BPT) - Valentine's Day is not just for lovers anymore. While we naturally want to show our significant others how much we love them on the sweetest holiday of the year, Valentine's Day has become a wonderful day to celebrate everyone we care about, fr...

5 ways you and your pet can help the planet

(BPT) - Chances are, you consider your animal companion part of the family. You care about what your pet eats, and you want what's healthiest for everyone, including your pet. You also may care about promoting a healthy environment and using products t...

Glitz, glam and fur: A dog show unlike any other

(BPT) - Roll out the red carpet, grab your Easter treats and tune in to NBC this Easter Sunday to see the stars of Hollywood and the stars of the dog world come together for the third annual 'Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina.' Like the Nation...

Tips for the ultimate vacation with your pet

(BPT) - With the warmer weather, you've likely kicked your travel plans into high gear. From a tropical getaway to an adventurous excursion, dream destinations are a staple of the season. Whether your dog is coming along for the trip or staying behind,...