Inception Dog Food Review

Inception Pet Foods is created by Pets Global, Inc., located in Valencia, California. Inception consists of meat first, grain friendly recipes that also offer a matching wet can formula. Healthy ingredients: Nutrient-dense ingredients such as oats, millet, and milo are included in the recipes. No potatoes, No legumes: There’s no need to worry if your… Read More

5 Weight Loss Tips for Cats

Like humans, cats can put on a few extra pounds, especially as they get older and their metabolism slows down. And undoubtedly, weight loss is one of the most difficult challenges for humans and pets alike. Helping your cat lose unecessary weight will not only ensure they’re in optimal health, it may even add extra… Read More

Dogs running

Sometimes a pet gets through the barriers you use to protect them. Whether they slip out of a cracked door or hop over the fence in your yard, finding out that they’re gone can be devastating. So what do you do if your furry friend runs away? Use your resources to find them again! Missing… Read More

The Best Cat Doors and Flaps

If you have a cat that goes both in and out of your home, then there’s a good chance that cat will be a bit of a bother when it comes to how he goes in and out. The same goes for if you keep his litter box out of the way and in a room… Read More

Dog Lifting Paw

We may not think about the health of our furry friend’s paws that often, but if you’ve ever had a dog who suffered from constantly cracking paws, you know how detrimental it can be for them. While many cracked paw issues are simple enough to resolve, others can indicate a deeper health-related issue that needs… Read More

“Jump! Sit! Stay!” Training your dog the right way requires an investment of dedicated practice time, patience and perseverance. It can be a lot of hard work! To keep your dog engaged, it’s common to train with the help of a tasty treat. And who could say no to “the look”- that hungry, hypnotizing stare… Read More

Giveaway

The holidays are here and Pet Life Today is in the holiday spirit! In collaboration with NomNomNow, Redbarn and FitBark, we’re giving away awesome pet products that you and your pets will love! Prizes NomNomNow Win one of two giveaways for two weeks worth of NomNomNow dog or cat food (up to 2 dogs) and 100… Read More

Dog playing in grass

If your four-legged friend is relentlessly itching and licking themselves, they may be suffering from hot spots. Hot spots, also known as acute moist dermatitis or pyotraumatic dermatitis, are one of the most frustrating skin conditions a dog can get. They’re itchy, painful, and they can even be severe if left untreated. Worse still, hot… Read More

By Dr. Ruth Roberts DVM, CVA, CVH, CVFT As a holistic, integrative veterinarian, I have dedicated my life to keeping pets healthy, in the safest and most natural ways possible. So, when I saw the food my patients were eating was actually impacting their health negatively, I decided to do something about it. That’s why… Read More

A pet’s safety and security are among the top priorities of every good pet owner. Proper training and handling are important in saving your dog’s life. Dogs that are well-trained have lesser anxiety, which may expose them to certain health risks. They also calmer temperaments, so they are less likely to respond aggressively to new… Read More

Dog and owner

This is a guest post by John Kahal, CEO, Solutions 4 Recovery Anyone who has ever owned a pet knows how wonderful it feels to come home and be greeted by a wagging tail or gentle purrs. They love us, our animals, no matter what we look like, how much money we earn, or whether… Read More

Are you a dog person or a cat person? Chances are it can say a lot about you. Studies have shown that dog owners are more extroverted while cat owners can be more neurotic. Does this sound true? What about famous pet owners like Picasso, Hemingway and Queen Elizabeth? If you know them well enough… Read More

Dogs and Fence

Pet owners know that dogs need an accessible area to run and play; and that is why they are keen on the idea of a dog fence for their yard. While pet owners want a reliable fence for their dog, they admit that the price tag may dictate one type of fence over another. Therefore,… Read More

Dog and food bowl in the background

It might surprise you to learn that many of your dog’s nutritional needs mirror your own. Your dog benefits from fresh, whole, and high quality ingredients that are easily digestible and packed with nutritional value. Each component of your dog’s diet serves a specific purpose, and in combination, allow your dog to live a healthy,… Read More

Back in April, we interviewed Dr. Mandell about Pet First Aid. Since it’s summer and temperatures have been soaring throughout the nation, we asked Dr. Mandell some questions about how to keep your pets safe during this hot summer season. Dr. Mandell also tells us about a helpful Cat & Dog First Aid Online Training… Read More

Constipated dog in bed

If your dog is having difficulty answering nature’s call, chances are he’s not the happiest pup on the block. Just like us, dogs often become bloated, uncomfortable, and sluggish when constipated. Severe cases can be painful and, if left untreated, may even lead to long-term digestive problems. Luckily, with a little know-how, pet owners can… Read More

Vet trimming a dog's nails

A lot of people don’t cut their dog’s nails because they’re afraid of upsetting the dog, getting bitten or creating a bad feeling all around. That makes nail cutting stressful and a chore every time a dog owner goes to do it. If you’re lucky and your dog gets a lot of exercise, you might… Read More

Person trimming a cat's nails

Aside from being slightly irritating, sharp cat claws scuffing your carpet may seem harmless. At worst, you spot a piece that you have to cover with a lamp and teach your cat to finally start using that expensive scratching post. However, sharp claws can cause more than damage to your carpet or a tear in… Read More

Puppy biting owner's fingers

No doubt puppies are cute, well that is until they sink their sharp baby teeth into your delicate skin. The truth is for a young pup; biting is one of the most natural things in the world to do. For them, biting is a means of exploration, playing and fending off attacks. Stopping your puppy… Read More

Summer is here! For many people with furry companions that means it’s time to take their pets out on fun-filled hiking excursions or more walks around the park or in the neighborhood. Although summer is the perfect time to enjoy more outdoor activities with your pet, it’s also the time to take some cautionary measures… Read More

Person with Golden Hamster

Hamsters make great pets – they’re low-maintenance, cute, and don’t take up much space. Unfortunately, though, some hamsters also have a tendency to bite. If you’re thinking about bringing home a new furry friend, or if you already have a hamster that bites, there are some things you can do to prevent this behavior. These… Read More

Dog with Seasonal Allegies

Dogs are often considered man’s best companions. However, they’re a lot more like humans than we often realize. For instance, they can get seasonal allergies. If you notice that your dog is sneezing, seems uncomfortable or is generally acting like you do when you feel allergic, your dog might be suffering from seasonal allergies. To… Read More

This article was originally published on GoCompare Pet insurance gives you quick access to care when your pet’s in need, and depending on what your policy includes, it may also cover you for some costs at the vets, such as your pet’s annual check-up and vaccinations, up to a certain sum. As you compare pet insurance… Read More

Cat's paws on couch

One of the biggest purchases that goes into a home is the furniture–nothing makes a room like a big cozy sectional, a stately chaise lounge, or an overstuffed armchair by the fire. Of course, nothing really compliments a cozy chair quite like a content, sleepy feline. However, most cats can’t help but sharpen their claws… Read More

Giving a cat a bath

Considering the amount of grooming cats do every day, you wouldn’t think that you’d need to bathe your cat. And you’d be right. Cats obsessively clean themselves, so they typically only need regular brushing. However, there are situations where you’ll need to give your cat a bath. You may have just adopted a new kitten… Read More

The Best Dog Dewormers

Worms are a familiar, yet disgusting issue that many pet owners face. Not only do worms pose a hazard to your dog, but they’re also contagious to other pets and family members. If you have other pets in your household who are suffering for worm issues, make sure to treat them too. To find the… Read More

Cat stepping outside of litter box

All it takes is one time for your cat to pee outside of the litter box and the smell will linger. It’s not just about the potent smell, though. If you don’t promptly take care of the cat urine smell, your cat will keep up the behavior. Most people are aware that cat pee is… Read More

Barking dog

It’s natural for dogs to bark, but it’s a nuisance to owners and their neighbors. Whether you’re making an urgent phone call or putting down a sleeping baby, it’s helpful to know how to quiet a barking dog. Some dogs bark at every person who walks by, whereas others howl while their owner is at… Read More

Dog, clicker and treat

Whether you’ve just bought a new puppy, or have an older dog who’s been a member of your family for years, choosing the right method of disciplining and training your dog can help you form a rewarding relationship with your pet. But determining how to discipline your dog can be tricky. There are so many… Read More

Misbehaving cat

You’re in bed, about to drift off to sleep, when you hear the unfortunate sound of your cat ripping your brand new furniture into shreds. Or, you walk passed the dining room table and your cat attacks you out of nowhere. Or, even worse, your kitty decides the litter box is the only place it… Read More

Dog ears

Cleaning your dog’s ears is absolutely vital to maintaining your pooch’s overall health and wellbeing. Keeping your dog’s ears clean can prevent them from getting ear infections and troublesome ear parasites, such as mites. But, this task can easily become complicated and difficult. After all, you must ensure that you do get all the gunk… Read More

Cleaning a cat's ears

Cats are quite efficient in keeping themselves tidy, but even they need our help when it comes to keeping their ears clean. Although a cat’s ear has a natural cleaning mechanism that enables the wax to move toward the outer part of the ear, regular checks are necessary to avoid possible ear infections and other… Read More

Brushing a cat's teeth

If you have a cat, then you may already know that grooming your pet is an essential part of your routine. But don’t forget that part of the grooming routine also includes brushing your cat’s teeth. Cat dental disease is a common health problem for cats. Plaque and bacteria can grow inside the mouth of… Read More

Brushing a dog's teeth

If you’re a dog owner, chances are you’ve noticed your dog’s breath isn’t always the freshest. But cleaning your dogs’ teeth isn’t just a benefit for your olfactory senses – it’s essential to a dog’s health and well-being. Poor dental hygiene in a dog can lead to gum disease or painful tooth decay, and can… Read More

Are you a dog owner and planning on taking your pet on a drive? If you’re running late, packing for a holiday or just plain busy, it can be hard to remember what exactly you need to pack for your dog for your next trip. If you’re going on a road trip that includes a… Read More

How to Train a Cat to Use a Litter Box

Having a cat live inside with you means a few big responsibilities. Probably the first priority is making sure they know how to use their facilities, and that means litter training them. Using a litter box is actually instinctual for most cats – a place where they can use the bathroom and easily bury it… Read More