Traveling with Pets
Traveling with Pets
CatDogGuides
Planning a trip? Here are some great options for making sure that your pet gets the best care possible when hiring a pet sitter or choosing a top-notch boarding facility -- as well as things to consider when taking your pet with you.
How to Help Your Cat or Dog Combat Hairballs
How to Help Your Cat or Dog Combat Hairballs
CatDogEducationHealth
As your dog or cat grooms and licks, they swallow loose hair. The main component of hair is a protein substance called keratin and is indigestible for our canine and feline friends. The good news is that hairballs are a common occurrence and typically don't need attention from pet owners. 
Slimming Down: Helping Your Cat or Dog Combat Obesity
Slimming Down: Helping Your Cat or Dog Combat Obesity
CatDogEducationHealthNutritrion
Getting your pet in good shape is not only good for them, but it's good for you too. By taking care of your pet's health, you get to experience the human-animal bond for longer. Today is the day to change bad habits, adopt a weight loss program, and slowly but surely increase your pet's quality of life by achieving a healthy weight.
Pet Toxins & Algae Blooms - What You Need to Know
Pet Toxins & Algae Blooms - What You Need to Know
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Every year, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center releases their “Top 10” list of nationwide pet toxins. We’ll cover them in this article as well as another very dangerous toxin that’s common in Oregon’s bodies of water during summer and early fall: Blue-green algae blooms.

How Honey Can Benefit Your Dog
How Honey Can Benefit Your Dog
DogEducation
A common ingredient in natural dog treats, honey is safe for most dogs to eat in small amounts. Honey is reported to have multiple health benefits, but before you start feeding your dog honey, it’s important to take everything into consideration, and talking to your vet is always a good...
Bee and Wasp Stings in Your Cat or Dog
Bee and Wasp Stings in Your Cat or Dog
CatDogEducation
One of the most delightful parts of our furry friends’ personalities is their curiosity. But that same curiosity can get them into trouble sometimes! Sniffing a bee or pouncing on a wasp or hornet are common ways that cats and dogs can get hurt. Here’s what you need to know...
Treat Your Pet to a Spa Day
Treat Your Pet to a Spa Day
CareCatDogHealth
With human and pet spas alike having stringent requirements and weird hours, it can be hard to find that "me time" for you or your pet. Why not do it together? Treat your pet to a spa day with this handy guide.
How Pet Food is Made
How Pet Food is Made
CatDogNutritrion
Pet food for dogs and cats comes in a variety of forms. As a pet owner you’re likely familiar with the most common types, wet and dry foods, which are typically nutritionally complete and have all the nutrients your pet needs in properly balanced proportions. These days, raw foods and...
Does Your Dog Have Allergies?
Does Your Dog Have Allergies?
DogEducationHealth
A lot of pet owners don’t realize that dogs have allergies much like we do. Their allergies just manifest themselves in different ways. For us it might look like sneezing or congestion -- for dogs it often looks like itchiness or red, irritated skin. Allergies are common in dogs and...
Keeping Your Dog Fit & Happy in the Winter
Keeping Your Dog Fit & Happy in the Winter
DogEducationGuides
When winter rolls around, our dogs might spend less time outside because we spend less time outside. They might get less exercise, stimulation, and fun -- especially when the ground is snowy or icy. Here are a few activities that you can do with your dog in the winter!
Litter Box Training for Dogs
Litter Box Training for Dogs
DogGuidesTraining
Have you ever wondered about training your dog to go potty inside? Turns out, litter isn't just for cats! Training your dog to use a litter area, pee-pad, or fake grass is a great way to ensure that your dog can have their needs met while you're away from the house, in a meeting, or sleeping.
Upcycling Boxes for Your Pets
Upcycling Boxes for Your Pets
CatDogGuides
Even with packaging improvements over the years, you are probably still left with a lot of boxes from your online shopping. What can you do with those boxes, other than recycle them? Well, if you’ve got pets, the answer is quite a lot! Read on for ideas on upcycling boxes into new and better toys for your pets.