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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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Yes you can….leash train your cat! Pizootz Leash Training, Part II

Your first question may be WHY?? Why leash train a cat???  So glad you asked!  Here is a partial list of reasons and I’m sure there are many more we aren’t thinking of: At some point you will take your 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

Emancipet: Spay/Neuter Clinic Making a Difference

We learned about Emancipet from our friends at Project PetSnip and knew that this is the type of organization and work our Onpets community would also want to learn about. Read on for our detailed interview with Amy Mills, Emancipet's CEO. 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

Top ten dangerous common household items for cats

Because our feline babies can sometimes be more difficult to monitor than our canine and human children, it is particularly important to make sure you survey your home and yard to get rid of potentially dangerous items for your cats. Read More

Top ten dangerous common household items for dogs

Just as you must be vigilant about dangers lurking in common household items for your two-legged toddlers, so too must you watch out for dangers to your fur babies.  We all know how curious puppies generally are and many adult Read More

What are the causes and symptoms of feline asthma and what are some natural remedies?

Feline asthma, like human asthma, is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition if not treated properly. If your cat exhibits any of the symptoms detailed below which are indicative of feline asthma, take him to the vet as soon as 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

Dog ID and Tracking Product Round-up

According to the American Humane Association, every year over 10 million dogs and cats in the United States are lost or stolen and one in three pets will become lost at some point during their life. I can tell you Read More

Pet Friendly National Parks, Part V: South Dakota – Wyoming

This is the fifth installment in our series on pet friendly parks around the United States. We previously covered parks from Alabama through Georgia, Hawaii through Maryland, Massachusetts through New Jersey, and New Mexico through South Carolina as well as parks recommended by the Read More

Cat ID Tags, Collars, Tracking Systems and more

Identification increases chances of finding your lost baby According to the American Humane Association, every year over 10 million dogs and cats in the United States are lost or stolen.  Unfortunately, cats are much less likely than dogs to be Read More

Companion Animals: Property or Sentient Beings?

Animals in the United States are currently treated as personal property rather than sentient beings.  Although most states have anti-cruelty laws and some animal welfare regulations – and these vary widely by state – animals do not have anywhere near 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