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Help Your New Cat Adjust to the Family

Help Your New Cat Adjust to the Family

 

(Welcome to our 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!)

Bringing a cat or kitten home is exciting for anyone, but getting used to a new housemate can take some time. Mieshelle Nagelschneider, an animal behaviorist and Arm & Hammer spokesperson, has a few things you can do to make the transition easier and help your new family member feel settled faster:

Tips to Keep Your Dog Behaving His Holiday Best

Tips to Keep Your Dog Behaving His Holiday Best

 

(Welcome to our 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!)

The holidays are here and what better gift to give yourself than a well-mannered dog? Trainer Julian Bronk of PetSmart shares the following tips to make sure your furry friend is well-behaved:

Cat's Meow: Survey Says Owners Love, Misunderstand Feline Friends

Cat's Meow: Survey Says Owners Love, Misunderstand Feline Friends

 

(Welcome to our 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!)

The battle over cats versus dogs is as old as the species themselves. Debate any cat lover on this point, and watch the claws come out.

However, while clearly passionate about their feline companions, a new national survey by Missouri-based Royal Canin found that owners are lacking concern for their cat's health.

Feeding Your Feline: Common Cat Challenges

Feeding Your Feline: Common Cat Challenges

 

(Welcome to our 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!)

By Dana Watkins, M.S., Animal Nutrition

As a nutritionist specializing in pet food, I receive countless questions about finding the right food for cats, especially those with dietary challenges.

Finicky Felines

Get Out and Get Active With Your Dog

Get Out and Get Active With Your Dog

 

(Welcome to our 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!)

Dog owners who are active with their pets often enjoy enhanced health benefits, including lower blood pressure and stress, thanks to the increased physical activity and time spent with their canine companions.

According to Dr. Brian Zanghi, research nutritionist at Nestlé Purina Pet Care, dogs should get an average of one hour of physical activity each day, more than twice the minimum recommended time for humans by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Seven tips to help you and your pets safely enjoy the holidays

Seven tips to help you and your pets safely enjoy the holidays

Holidays can be extremely fun for humans, but often are a dreadful experience for pets. Help keep your pets safe by following these seven tips for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

 

Thanksgiving

Fascinating Facts About Humans and Animals

Fascinating Facts About Humans and Animals

 

(Welcome to our 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!)

If yours is like most households in the United States, you have at least one pet. That’s a good thing, considering that people who understand health care have discovered something interesting about animals — they can help improve your health.

How Pets Help Your Health