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Grieving a Pet, Don't Underestimate its Value
Nat Juchems

Grieving A Pet, Don’t Underestimate its Value

Death rarely fails to have a significant impact upon us. Logically, we know that there is an inevitability to it, a natural part of the life cycle. Still, emotionally it has the potential to have a devastating and disruptive influence. This doesn’t just go for the passing of human friends and family, either—when our pets die, we can feel it just as keenly.

Separation Anxiety: Dog Looking Out Of Window
My Pet Child

Separation Anxiety: How To Know If Your Dog Has It

Separation anxiety is a condition in which your dog cannot stand to stay at home while you are not around. They start feeling anxious and distressed when they don’t see you and end up behaving unusually or destructively.

LawnStarter.com

Herbal Remedies for Your Anxious Dog

Like people, dogs can become anxious and uneasy in new situations. Your veterinarian can prescribe medication to help combat the anxiety, but you can also use natural herbal remedies to calm your pooch without making them drowsy. Check out these herbal remedies for your anxious dog.

Rover.com

Find the Perfect Dog for Your Lifestyle

Although all dogs are individuals, there are often common traits shared between dogs of the same breed. To find a dog with the best characteristics for you and your family’s lifestyle and temperament, use Rover’s dog breed selector to answer questions about your lifestyle, and the selector will provide you with several suggestions. Here are a few of the highlighted breeds.

Susan Doktor

A Pet Health Insurance Primer

A lifetime of pet care is estimated to cost between $9,000 and $13,000, with annual expenses for caring for a dog averaging $1,843. Given that veterinary care is often initiated under emergency circumstances, many pet owners are opting to purchase pet health insurance to help them better budget for keeping their pets healthy.

Susan Austin

How To Make Sure Cleaning Supplies are Safe for Pets

Keeping your home clean with pets can be a challenge, and choosing pet safe cleaning supplies can add a level of complication. But taking care and finding cleaning supplies without chemicals considered harmful for pets and humans, along with safe storage practices, can go a long way to keeping your home clean and safe for pets.

LawnStarter.com

Growing and Maintaining a Pet Herb Garden

Experts tell us animals will intuitively eat plants to treat their own symptoms—they self-medicate. Why not grow a pet herb garden to help them out? Here are six tips on how to grow and maintain a pet health herb garden.

The Animal Health Company

How to Look After your Dog During the Winter Months

Just like us humans, dogs begin to feel the pinch when the weather starts to cool down, even when they have thick furry coats to rely on. As winter approaches, it’s essential to take extra precautions to make sure your dog is safe when they’re outdoors in the rain, snow or icy winds.

PupBox.com

Puppy Training Guide: When to Tackle Each Skill

Training is a critical part of your puppy’s growth and development. But when is the right time to start training? The short answer: It depends on the skill. Read our guide to get a better handle on timing training for your new pup.