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COVID-19 and Pet Health Safety (with Infographic)

are your pets at risk with coronavirus

Can your pet die from COVID-19? If you’ve asked yourself this question, you can rest assured you’re in good company. Every month, thousands of pet parents turn to Google to find the answer to this question. They also ask questions like, “Can dogs get COVID?” or “What symptoms of COVID in dogs should I look […]

101 Fun and Interesting Dog Facts

fun and interesting facts about dogs

Most people would agree dogs themselves are fun and interesting, but they’re so much more than that. Dogs have captured most of the hearts and souls on this planet. They’re our best friends, family members, and furry children. Dogs make us laugh, cry, and shake our heads. And we just can’t live without them. From […]

The Best Veterinary Schools in America

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At Pet News Daily we take an active interest in pet health, and our team includes a number of veterinarians. We’ve invested a lot in tools and content like our puppy size calculator, our guide to how heavy a dog should be, this comprehensive section on “people” foods dogs can and cannot eat, and our […]

Pets and The Metaverse (Infographic)

pets and the metaverse

With all of this talk about the metaverse, let’s put first things first and properly define all of the technologies that go into it. The metaverse is the convergence of technologies and human interaction that includes VR, AR, avatars, video games, NFTs, and much more. And what’s a better friend of humanity than pets? That’s right, […]

50 Best Veterinarian Blogs to Learn About Pet Care & Veterinary Medicine

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From the individual veterinarian to veterinary hospitals to organizations made up of vet-care professionals, veterinarian blogs run the gamut of content for pet owners to advanced content for veterinarians to business and marketing strategies for the veterinary practice. With all that’s out there, we launched a search for 50 of the best veterinarian blogs. Divided […]

50 Best Veterinary Conferences of 2022

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Here at PND we invest a lot in creating tools and guides to help keep pets healthy. Things like our puppy weight estimator, our guide to the ideal weight for a dog, this comprehensive section on foods your dog should and should not eat, our collection of growth charts (including our popular Goldendoodle growth chart), […]

How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Daily? (and How to Ensure They Get It)

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Dog owners often want to know how much exercise a dog needs daily to ensure that they’re providing enough activities to help their furry friends get adequate exercise. In this post, I’ll discuss how much exercise a dog needs daily and tips for helping your dog get enough daily activity. We all want to take […]

The Best Outdoor Dog Bed

Two puppies lounging on an elevated outdoor dog bed in the sun

Outdoor dog beds give your dog a place to rest and relax while enjoying the great outdoors. You can put them directly on the ground for a comfortable napping area or put them inside a dog house, kennel, or another containment system for when your dog is outdoors. Our vet advisor, Dr. Suzanne Harrington, selected […]

The Best Indoor Dog House

Small dog stepping out of a cozy indoor dog house

Buying an indoor dog house may give your dog just what he needs to develop an attachment to your home and to you. Proving a space that is just your dogs will show him that he belongs and that he’s part of the family. If you’re stuck on how to go about finding the right […]

The Best High Fiber Dog Food

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High-fiber dog foods can help your dog with several health concerns. From weight management for overweight pups to digestion improvement, your dog may benefit from a high-fiber diet to maintain a comfortable and healthy life. Our vet advisor, Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM, reviewed dozens of high-fiber dog foods, and she chose Hill’s Prescription Diet Dry […]

The Best Heavy Duty Dog Crates

Big dog napping in dog crate

Heavy-duty dog crates protect, hold, and house breeds large and small at home or while traveling. These crates are made of materials that can take the heavy wear and tear of a serious chewer or a strong, 125-pound dog. Think thick, high-grade steel, wheels for easier movement, and multiple locks to keep the dog secure […]

The Best Dog Treadmills

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Using a dog treadmill is a great way to exercise your dog when you can’t get out and about or in addition to outdoor walks. Dog treadmills aren’t an alternative to walks, since your dog needs the mental stimulation that comes from seeing the outside world and sniffing all the neighborhood scents, but they’re great […]

Let’s Be the Best Pet Parents We Can: Looking to Future Proof Costs

As the pandemic has clearly shown us, we all need human contact and relationships. Loneliness can be crushing – but what do you do if you’re alone? If you’re like many people, you may have turned to getting a pet as companionship. In fact, it was such a prevalent trend, that during the pandemic, there […]

How to Train a Dog to Pee Outside

Puppy sitting next to a puddle of pee inside

Adopting a new puppy or even an adult dog is a very exciting time. Multiple studies have shown that owning a canine companion is beneficial for our health and well-being. While your new dog surely brings joy and companionship, tasks like training your dog to stay out of a room, keeping your dog out of […]

Is It Cruel to Keep a Dog Outside?

Beagle lying in the grass

It is natural for dogs to be outside, and most dogs love the outdoors. There are several reasons that some dog owners might want to keep a dog outside. Perhaps they want a guard dog or have a dog with behavioral issues. But is it cruel to keep a dog outside for extended periods of […]

6 Ways to Train Your Dog to Stay Out of a Room

6 Ways to Train your Dog to stay out of a Room

Every dog owner knows that dogs can be curious, adventurous, and messy creatures – and that you have to train your dog to minimize the negatives. These characteristics often contribute to why we love our canine companions so much. However, they can also be reasons why boundaries are sometimes needed to keep a dog in […]

How Cold is Too Cold for a Dog to Sleep Outside?

How cold is too cold for a dog to sleep outside?

Dogs tend to be hardier than people when it comes to their temperature tolerances and in general, many dogs can tolerate colder temperatures than their owners. But just because your dog can tolerate a certain temperature, doesn’t mean they should. Dog owners should be well aware of their dog’s limits. Most dogs have a preference […]

How Do I Help My Dog Lose Weight?

How Do I Help My Dog Lose Weight?

The recent pandemic has found many pet owners working from home, spending more time with their pets, and that’s led to many asking “How do I help my dog lose weight?” Being more available to share food or to give a treat has resulted in many dogs gaining quite a bit of weight. If you […]

18+ Best Dog Breeds that are Built for the Outdoors

The Best Dog Breeds Built for the Outdoors

With so many different dog breeds around the world, it is pretty easy to find a canine companion that is the perfect fit for your lifestyle and climate. Whether you are looking for a running partner, working farm dog, trail companion, hunting hound, sled dog, sport dog, or just want an energetic pup to hang […]

How to Help Your Cat Adjust to a New Home

How to Help your Cat adjust to a new Home

Moving to a new home can be stressful for us and our cats. Whether you are upgrading, downsizing, moving to a house, apartment, or anything in between, moving can be a huge, life-altering change. Most cat owners know that even their most outgoing curious cat can be sensitive to stress. Cats can exhibit stress in […]

6 Ideas to Keep Your Dog Entertained for Hours

Ideas to Keep Your Dog Entertained for Hours

A tired dog is a good dog, just like a bored dog can be a destructive dog. Whether it’s cold outside or you’re away from home all day, keeping your dog entertained, and out of trouble, can be a surprisingly difficult task. While entertainment is not only important for their mental and physical wellness, it […]

Five Ways To Stop Your Cat From Scratching At The Door

Ways to Stop Your Cat From Scratching at the Door

Looking to keep your cat from scratching at the door? Cats make fantastic pets and bring so much joy to their families. Sometimes though, a cat will display behaviors that, though normal for the cat, are unpleasant for the humans in the family. One such behavior is scratching at closed bedroom doors at night while […]

Do Cats Get Cold? Signs Your Cat is Cold and How to Keep Them Warm

Do Cats Get Cold? Signs Your Cat is cold, and How to Keep Them Warm

As the leaves turn colors and fall from the trees, you’re probably pulling out your fleece blankets, hot tea, and wool sweaters in an effort to stay warm. With their furry coats, it may never have occurred to you that your cat is cold, as well. Whether indoors or out, cats do get cold, fortunately […]

Puppy Weight Calculator: Height and Weight Predictions for Every Breed (with Chart)

Husky puppy on scale being weighed

Our puppy weight calculator is the prefect too to determine just how big your puppy will be when it becomes an adult dog. This calculator was built by a data scientist to ensure results will be as accurate as possible. All calculations are based on the American Kennel Club’s database of adult dog weights and […]

How Heavy Should My Dog Be? A Vet’s Guide to An Answer

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Most dog owners will ask at some point in their dog’s life: how heavy should my dog be? Does your dog look like an ottoman, or do you see an hourglass figure when you look down? If you said ottoman, then your pet is overweight, even obese. You could be doing them a disservice by […]

12 Signs Your Dog is Overheated (and How to Help)

Dog panting outdoors in the sun

Like people, dogs can become overheated if they’re exposed to hot temperatures for a long period of time. Heat-related illnesses can be serious in dogs, leading to organ damage, seizures, GI problems, abnormal heart rhythms, and even death. That’s why it’s important for pet parents to know how to identify the signs your dog is […]

Which Cities and States Care the Most (and Least) about Their Pets? (Infographic)

Many of us consider our pets to be a part of the family. How could we not…especially when they shower us with so much love and affection? All they ask for in return is that we show them just as much love and care as they do for us. So how do we know if […]

Human Foods Dogs Can and Can’t Eat: Complete List, According to a Vet (in Alphabetical Order)

big list of human foods that dogs can and cant eat

There are some human foods that dogs can eat safely, as well as some human foods dogs can’t eat. If you have a dog, you might be used to seeing adorable puppy eyes begging for a bite of, well, anything that you happen to be eating. While it’s natural to want to share human food […]

How to Treat Urinary Incontinence in Your Dog

Dog next to wet spot on carpet, incontinent dog

Urinary incontinence is a tough problem for dog owners, so it’s not uncommon for pet owners to ask how to treat urinary incontinence in their dog. Constantly cleaning up after your dog gets frustrating and exhausting. Even patient owners may find themselves getting angry. However, a better understanding of the causes behind the condition can […]

What to Do When Your Dog Pees the Bed

Puppy sitting next to a wet spot on the bed

Wondering what to do when your dog pees the bed? There’s nothing quite like getting ready to lay down after a long day and finding dog pee on your bed and pillow. While finding dog pee in the dog’s bed isn’t as bad, it’s still a problem that can strain your home life. Inappropriate urination […]