Healthy Living

The science and business of keeping your best friend in the pink.

safe dog toys
Choose toys with more than fun in mind
Petting a senior Golden Retriever.
The death of a much-loved dog is sometimes followed by regrets and self-doubt.
A nursing home resident interacts with her robotic dog companion
In times of isolation, the next generation of robo-pets may provide comfort
trim dogs nails at home
Read our dog nail trimming tips.
Mindful dog walking
To discover the peace of the present moment.
tips on dog grooming
We talk to groomer extraordinaire Robyn Michaels
keep old dog healthy
Keep senior dogs busy with these quick tips on training, stimulation, and companionship.
how to clean puppy dog ears
Tips on examining, cleaning and medicating a dog’s ears.
dog itchy ears home remedy
In a time of antibiotic resistance, an alternative therapy helps dogs ditch that itch.
dog sprayed by skunk
Here’s what to do when your dog’s been sprayed by a skunk.
more pet owners feeding homemade diets
Pet owners are taking the time to learn exactly what their pets are eating.
signs of heat stroke dog
“Sunny and 70” can mean “sunny and deadly”
dog eyes
6 Common Eye Problems in Dogs and Treatments
how to stretch your dog
Help your dog stay fit and flexible with these massage and stretch techniques
why do dogs eat grass?
Does your dog graze like a miniature cow?