Category: pets

6 ways to keep your pets safer this fall

(BPT) - Americans are passionate about many things - but would it surprise you to learn that pets rank at the top of the list? A whopping 90.5 million households, or approximately 70% of all American households, own at least one pet, and they play a si...

Quiz: Could your dog have painful joints?

(BPT) - If dogs could talk, they'd probably say things like, 'Treat, please,' 'Ball!' and 'Rub my belly.' Some dogs may add 'Ouch' to their vocabulary. Why? Because one in five dogs suffers from painful joints caused by canine osteoarthritis (OA), acco...

PTSD service dogs can change veterans’ lives

(BPT) - Imagine nightmares limiting you to a few hours of sleep a night, feeling too scared to drive or take a walk, and staying inside your home week after week due to anxiety. This was the reality for Tishawna of St. Louis, Missouri, a veteran with p...

This National Preparedness Month, Prepare for Your Pets [Video]

Sorry, but your browser does not support the video tag. (BPT) - Anheuser-Busch has partnered with American Humane - in recognition of National Preparedness Month - to support pet-focused disaster relief efforts. The partnership leverages the brewer's reach to bring attention to the need for pet owners to create and have a pet-inclusive evacuation plan, and …

Three reasons to adopt a pet right now

(BPT) - If you've always wanted an animal companion, or even if you already have a dog or cat but have room for more, now is the perfect time to adopt a pet. While there are plenty of good reasons to adopt a furry friend - from the joy they bring to th...

Top 5 things to look for when buying dog food

(BPT) - Dogs are the most common pet in America because of the love, comfort and companionship they provide to their families. According to the American Pet Products Association, 70% of U.S. households have one or more dogs, which equates to 90.5 milli...

Picture perfect pup: 5 easy dog photography tips

(BPT) - Loyal, loving, quirky and kind - a dog brings so much joy to life. It comes as no surprise that pet parents take ample pictures of furry family members. Dogs are a favorite subject matter for amateur and professional photographers, and countles...

Expert tips to ease pandemic pets’ anxiety

(BPT) - Pet adoption rates skyrocketed in 2020, with nearly 1 in 2 Gen Zers adopting a pet during the pandemic. For pets, the past year at home has meant more walks, constant belly rubs and endless treats. As restrictions ease, businesses return to the...

Adopting a new cat? 5 tips for new cat parents

(BPT) - Welcoming a new cat or kitten into your home is an exciting event. However, like any new experience, it can feel daunting to prepare your home for your new furry family member. Now is the peak season for finding kittens and adult cats available...

Finding harmony: You, your cat and the litter box

(BPT) - The joys of being a cat parent are endless, yet nothing is quite like the stress of creating a perfect litter box setup that you can feel good about. Cats can be picky, so it can be challenging to appease their needs while also making the box a...

5 tips for living your best life with your new pet

(BPT) - Over the past year, pet adoptions have surged with many welcoming new dogs and cats into their homes for the first time. Adopting a pet brings lots of enjoyment, love and a very special bond between humans and their four-legged friends.New pets...

7 ways to help pet welfare organizations in need

(BPT) - Approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter animal shelters across the U.S. each year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. With so many pets in need of a home, animal shelters and rescue groups ofte...

How to build a Westminster champion

(BPT) - It takes hard work to train a dog, but have you ever thought about what it takes to create a champion for a prestigious competition like the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show?Each year, thousands of dogs and handlers come from across the world t...