Beyond Brushing: 4 Foods To Help Keep Your Dog From Developing Oral Disease

You finally got brushing your dog's teeth down, and it wasn't easy. With the American Veterinary Dental College reporting that periodontal disease the most common condition that occurs in pets, you also want to make sure that you provide them with a well-balanced diet that also helps their dental health. Here are a few ingredients to look for on labels for foods, treats and supplements: 1. Cranberries (or Cranberry Extract) Cranberries are one of the best foods for both cats and dogs.

Beyond Fluffy: What To Do When Your Cat's Obesity Is Taking Over

Feline obesity is a growing problem, especially as the weather cools down. Cooler weather means less leash time outside and more cold nights cuddling for warmth. A study by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention discovered that more than half of all cats in the United States are considered overweight. Fighting obesity in cats is becoming increasingly important, and there are a few things you can do for your own cat to encourage healthy habits.