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Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets: Part III

In Part I and Part II of this series, we discuss various health issues which can adversely affect your pet’s mobility, suggest therapy and exercise options and review tools and equipment you may want to consider to help with specific physical Read More

Dog Fighting: Facts about this Cruel Blood Sport

As you may well imagine, this is a very difficult topic to discuss.  However, the more we collectively understand about an issue, the more likely it is we will be able to effectuate positive change.  So, here goes! History Dog Read More

How to keep your cat from shredding your furniture

Kitty Claws are Good! Cats have sharp claws – that is a fact of life and it’s a good thing too.  Those claws are essential to a cat’s survival and well-being and allow your kitty to express her inner cheetah.  Read More

Why do dogs bark?

The answer to the question, “Why do dogs bark?” may seem obvious: To communicate, of course!  However, there are lots of things your pup may be trying to communicate by barking and the trick is to try to understand what Read More

Salute to Working Dogs

Salute to working dogs Dogs may be “man’s best friend” but they can also be our best helper and workmate as well.  Ever since wolves first started to socialize with our cave-dwelling ancestors, participating in the process and spoils of Read More

Are You A Leash Pro?

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Natural Remedies for Obsessive and Compulsive Behaviors in Cats

Natural Remedies for Obsessive and Compulsive Behaviors in Cats  Obsessive and compulsive behaviors in cats are repetitive actions that may or may not be normal behaviors, but they are performed without logical context or purpose in response to an irresistible Read More

Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets: Part III

In Part I and Part II of this series, we discuss various health issues which can adversely affect your pet’s mobility, suggest therapy and exercise options and review tools and equipment you may want to consider to help with specific physical Read More

Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets Part II

Caring for disabled pets Part II: Equipment roundup In Part I of our roundup of advice and resources for pet parents of fur babies with physical health issues, we looked at the types of health issues that might arise, therapy Read More

Disaster PetParedness: How to protect your pets when Mother Nature strikes

Weather Happens Severe weather can and does happen throughout the year in different parts of the world and there are many different types of natural disasters including hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes, forest fires and floods.  The natural disaster can cause ancillary Read More

Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets Part I

Sometimes our fur babies need a bit of extra care from us if they suffer from a congenital or hereditary disability or limitation or acquire one due to illness or advancing age.  Cats and dogs (and most other animals) can Read More

Dog Fighting: Facts about this Cruel Blood Sport

As you may well imagine, this is a very difficult topic to discuss.  However, the more we collectively understand about an issue, the more likely it is we will be able to effectuate positive change.  So, here goes! History Dog Read More

Automatic Water Dispensers for Dogs: Pros and Cons and Types that Work

Automatic water dispensers for dogs, also called dog - or pet - drinking fountains, and other water dispensing devices like lick valves, automatic water bowls and water coolers, can help you encourage your pooch to drink enough water throughout the Read More

Automatic Feeders for Cats: Pros and Cons and Types that Work

If you've ever had to work late or spend the night away from home, you understand the problems associated with free-feeding your cats. Leaving piles of food around is an open invitation to bugs and other pests, and it can Read More

Most Common Questions Asked of Holistic Veterinarians

Expert Roundup Onpets wanted to find out what the most common question is – and the answer – that holistic veterinarians receive from pet parents.  We consulted with a number of veterinarians around the country who practice integrative veterinary medicine Read More

The Benefits of Spirulina for Dogs

By now, most of us have heard something about the many benefits of a more plant-based diet, including one of the smallest plant forms on the planet: algae.  Spirulina is a microscopic, spiral-shaped, fresh water, blue-green algae packed with nutritional Read More

Giveaway – Serenegy Treats

Onpets Serenegy Giveaway: Calling all Dog Parents!! Onpets is excited to announce its third Giveaway!  Make sure you sign up with us here to receive notifications about each Giveaway! For our third Giveaway, Onpets has partnered with Veterinarian Amy Randall, Read More

The Benefits of Chlorella for Dogs

What’s good for us is – in the case of Chlorella – also good for our canine companions Along with spirulina, alfalfa, bee pollen, turmeric and other natural supplements, chlorella can give your canine fur baby’s health a serious boost. Read More

Pet Friendly Hotels, Motels, and Other Accommodations: Part 2, Hawaii – Maryland

School is almost out for the summer and vacation and travel plans are shaping up!  Onpets is ready for you with our second installment of pet-friendly hotels, bed and breakfasts, camp grounds and cottages.  We will publish another installment every Read More

Natural Remedies for Obsessive and Compulsive Behaviors in Cats

Natural Remedies for Obsessive and Compulsive Behaviors in Cats  Obsessive and compulsive behaviors in cats are repetitive actions that may or may not be normal behaviors, but they are performed without logical context or purpose in response to an irresistible Read More

Caring for Aging or Disabled Pets: Part III

In Part I and Part II of this series, we discuss various health issues which can adversely affect your pet’s mobility, suggest therapy and exercise options and review tools and equipment you may want to consider to help with specific physical Read More

Quiz: Name That Mutt!

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Puppy Mills: Adopt, Don’t Buy

USDA Animal Abuse Information Black-Out As you may have heard by now, in February, the USDA suddenly yanked from its website all information about the treatment of animals at breeding operations, zoos, research laboratories and other places where animal abuse Read More

Disaster PetParedness: How to protect your pets when Mother Nature strikes

Weather Happens Severe weather can and does happen throughout the year in different parts of the world and there are many different types of natural disasters including hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes, forest fires and floods.  The natural disaster can cause ancillary Read More