1. Community
  2. /
  3. Pets
  4. /
  5. Tips & tricks for pet owners

Pet food & nutrition

Question

70 answers

Any advice on coaxing a dog to eat when he's on a lot of medications?

My 7 year old mutt is being treated for unknown liver complications. He was hospitalized and is on a number of antibiotics and anti-nausea meds. They sent him home for a few days to see if his anxiety would improve so he would eat. He's only been home 12... more


My Dog Won't Eat: 5 Things to Help Even the Pickiest Pooch Love His Food

Wondering what to do when your dog won't eat? Try these tips from vets. It may be your most simpatico relationship, but despite you and your pooch's uncanny ability to understand each other, there's no comprehending why he's gone off his food. It can be troubling... more


Question

16 answers

What toys help cats get exercise?

My cat Milo has to lose weight. I'm putting him on a diet, but he also has to get some exercise. Right now, he doesn't really have any toys he plays with. What are some good options?  


5 Homemade Dog Toothpaste Recipes to Freshen Up Dog Breath

Sweeten up those doggie kisses with these 5 DIY natural remedies! What is that smell? Sure, you may enjoy those wet kisses from your pooch, but not when his breath is stinky! While it's important to brush your dog's teeth between trips to the groomer for hygiene and... more


Bland Diet For Dogs: How and When To Use Them and Recipes to Try

Try these five recipes for bland diets when your pooch is having tummy troubles. Many dogs have sensitive stomachs -- and even those with digestive systems of steel sometimes ingest something they shouldn't, leading to vomiting and diarrhea. A bland diet for dogs may help comfort your best friend during... more


Dog Vomiting Bile: A Diet Plan for Getting Your Dog Back to Normal

Does your dog often vomit bile? Here are some changes that you can make to his diet to help reduce these bouts of vomiting. Do you often find your dog vomiting bile? While this can be a very scary situation, there are many things you can do to reduce these... more


10 easy homemade treats your cat (and Instagram!) will totally love

Dogs will do just about anything for a treat. Cats? Not so much. Even still, it’s nice to have cat treats in your arsenal for birthdays, special occasions (Hello, Hug Your Cat Day) or for those moments when your stubborn kitty needs a little extra motivation. We rounded up 10... more


Top 10 Vegetables for Dogs: Pick the Perfect Veggie for Your Dog's Health

The top 10 vegetables for dog health issues from bad breath to tummy trouble. Regular dog food is optimized for most dogs' needs, but adding vegetables can provide great health benefits too! Vegetables for dogs are a great supplement to a healthy diet. "Each plant contains hundreds of constituents," says... more