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Do you -- and your dog -- struggle to get enough exercise? This is one challenge you can face together. Research suggests people who exercise with their dogs are more likely to stick to a fitness program. The key is finding activities you both enjoy. Try these fun ideas!

Exercising With Your Dog

Do you -- and your dog -- struggle to get enough exercise? This is one challenge you can face together. Research suggests people who exercise with their dogs are more likely to stick to a fitness program. The key is finding activities you both enjoy. Try these fun ideas!

Take these simple precautions, provided by ASPCA experts, to help prevent your pet from overheating. And if you suspect your pet is suffering from heat stroke, get help from your veterinarian immediately.

Hot Weather Tips for Your Pet

Take these simple precautions, provided by ASPCA experts, to help prevent your pet from overheating. And if you suspect your pet is suffering from heat stroke, get help from your veterinarian immediately.

Does your pup freak out during a thunderstorm? Does he spend the Fourth of July hiding under a bed? Learn why he reacts this way and what you can do to ease his fears.

How Can I Teach My Dog Not to Be Scared of Loud Noises?

Does your pup freak out during a thunderstorm? Does he spend the Fourth of July hiding under a bed? Learn why he reacts this way and what you can do to ease his fears.

Many pet owners give treats as rewards -- or to show their love for their dogs or cats -- without thinking about the number of calories that are in each handout. These tips can help you avoid adding too many calories to your furry friend's diet.

Pet Treats: Are You Giving Too Many?

Many pet owners give treats as rewards -- or to show their love for their dogs or cats -- without thinking about the number of calories that are in each handout. These tips can help you avoid adding too many calories to your furry friend's diet.

You can help your vet deliver the best care possible when you prepare for routine checkups, know when there’s an emergency, and follow up after your pet gets care.

Before and After a Vet Appointment: What to Do

You can help your vet deliver the best care possible when you prepare for routine checkups, know when there’s an emergency, and follow up after your pet gets care.

Fleas and ticks are tops among the list of concerns for pet owners. But these tiny pests, which bite and feed on your animal’s blood, may do much more than just make them itch.

Surprising Problems From Ticks and Fleas

Fleas and ticks are tops among the list of concerns for pet owners. But these tiny pests, which bite and feed on your animal’s blood, may do much more than just make them itch.

Cats and dogs have nutrition needs that change as your pet grows. A balanced diet with these nutritional components is crucial to keep your pet healthy.

Find Out More About the Nutrients Your Pet Needs

Cats and dogs have nutrition needs that change as your pet grows. A balanced diet with these nutritional components is crucial to keep your pet healthy.

From feeding and playing to shots and spaying, here's our guide to everything you need to know before bringing a puppy home.

Puppy Care -- From Adoption to Puppy-Proofing Your Home

From feeding and playing to shots and spaying, here's our guide to everything you need to know before bringing a puppy home.

Most of the time, fleabites are irritating but not serious -- but some types of fleas can become infected with diseases and parasites. That’s why preventing fleabites is important. Here's how.

Protect Yourself From Fleabites

Most of the time, fleabites are irritating but not serious -- but some types of fleas can become infected with diseases and parasites. That’s why preventing fleabites is important. Here's how.

Every pet owner should be aware of the signs of a possible flea infestation.

How to Spot the Signs of Fleas on Your Pets

Every pet owner should be aware of the signs of a possible flea infestation.

These tips can help keep your pup safe and sound at home.

Why Does My Dog Like to Run Away?

These tips can help keep your pup safe and sound at home.

Separation anxiety is a serious condition and one of the main reasons owners get frustrated with their dogs and give them up. But there are plenty of things you can do to help your pup.

How to Ease Your Dog's Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is a serious condition and one of the main reasons owners get frustrated with their dogs and give them up. But there are plenty of things you can do to help your pup.

You may have heard about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in people, but did you know dogs can get it, too?

Dog PTSD: How Do You Spot and Treat It?

You may have heard about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in people, but did you know dogs can get it, too?

A great veterinarian can ensure better health for your pet and peace of mind for you. Use these tips to find one who's knowledgeable, friendly, and committed to giving your furry, feathered, or scaly friends the best care.

Vet Shopping: How to Choose the Right Doc for Your Pet

A great veterinarian can ensure better health for your pet and peace of mind for you. Use these tips to find one who's knowledgeable, friendly, and committed to giving your furry, feathered, or scaly friends the best care.

It's important to know some basic pet first-aid techniques. Learn more about some common pet emergencies and what to do on the spot, before you head to the vet.

First-Aid Tricks for Pet Emergencies

It's important to know some basic pet first-aid techniques. Learn more about some common pet emergencies and what to do on the spot, before you head to the vet.

Just like humans, dogs can have food allergies, too. And like humans, those allergic responses can range from itchy and irritating to severe and dangerous.

Is My Pet Allergic to His Food?

Just like humans, dogs can have food allergies, too. And like humans, those allergic responses can range from itchy and irritating to severe and dangerous.