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Helping Pet Parents Prepare for the Holiday Season

Helping Pet Parents Prepare for the Holiday Season

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

As pet parents around the world gear up for the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, Petco shares important reminders to keep pet safety top-of-mind throughout the season. Preparation is key and can help immensely when it comes to keeping pets calm and happy.

Boost Your Pet's Health with These Preventive Measures

Boost Your Pet's Health with These Preventive Measures

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Taking active, preventive measures to support your health is one of the most important things you can do to ward off serious illness. You eat right, exercise, brush your teeth and make sure to get plenty of sleep, all to keep your body running at its very best.

Pet Food Sales to Reach $33 Billion as Consumers Spend More on Premium and Healthy Products

Pet Food Sales to Reach $33 Billion as Consumers Spend More on Premium and Healthy Products

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Driven by increased focus on pet health and the powerful role in pet owner lives of the human-animal bond, U.S. sales of pet food will rise 16 percent between 2015-2018 to reach $33 billion!

American Humane Association, Top Vets Counsel Pet Owners Not to Panic Over Ebola Scare

American Humane Association, Top Vets Counsel Pet Owners Not to Panic Over Ebola Scare

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

American Humane Association and the world's top veterinary experts are asking pet owners across the country to exercise caution but not to panic following reports of the Ebola virus in animals such as Bentley, the King Charles Spaniel belonging to the Dallas nurse hospitalized with the disease.

Ten Health Tips for Your Pet's Well-being

Ten Health Tips for Your Pet's Well-being

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Over 50 percent of pets are considered overweight or obese, with numbers climbing steadily. Just as with people, pet obesity has become an epidemic in the U.S.  

Dr. Mark Verdino, Animal League America Vice President and Chief of Veterinary Staff states, "The most common cause for obesity in animals is over-feeding and lack of exercise. In this regard, most overweight animals can easily be put on a path to lose weight."  

Treat Yourself to the Purina National Dog Show

Treat Yourself to the Purina National Dog Show

 

England has Crufts, New York has Westminister and Canada has the Purina National, a prestigious dog show in partnership with kennel clubs across Canada. Come catch the action as the Purina National takes over the Western Fair District Agriplex in nearby London, Ontario, from Oct. 17-19! 

Canada’s most prestigious dog show, the Purina National features top international judges and hundreds of purebreds from around the world competing for their share of honor and prize money. Show times are noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 

Get Off Your Butt, Work Out with Your Mutt

Get Off Your Butt, Work Out with Your Mutt

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

K9Fit Club, the nation's leader in canine and human fitness, is reaching out to pet owners across the country, asking them to Get Off Your Butt and Work Out with Your Mutt to raise awareness for National Pet Obesity Day on Oct. 8, and help their pets achieve wellness and greater vitality.