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Do you — and your dog — struggle to get enough exercise 30 Day Cardio Challenge, Employee Wellness, Agility Training, Low Impact Workout, Dog Activities, Healthy Pets, Dog Runs, Lower Blood Pressure, Workout Programs

Slideshow: 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. This WebMD slideshow offers you some fun ideas, so grab your fitness buddy and go!

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. Guinea Pig Toys, Guinea Pigs, Bearded Dragon Vivarium, Best Swimmer, Healthy Pets, Reptile Cage, Reptile Enclosure, Veterinary Technician

Hot Weather Tips for Your Pet

WebMD discusses helpful tips for keeping your pet cool in even the hottest weather.

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. Nature Photography Tips, Ocean Photography, Portrait Photography, Wedding Photography, Dog Shaking, Scary Sounds, Healthy Pets, Phobias, Thunderstorms

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

Does Fido 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. Minnesota Colleges, Feeling Left Out, Animal Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Healthy Pets, Pet Treats, Bullying, Cats And Kittens, Your Dog

Pet Treats: Are You Giving Too Many?

What kinds (and how many) little extras your dog or cat should get.

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Before and After a Vet Appointment: What to Do

WebMD covers how to prepare and follow up when you take your pet to the vet.

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. Lyme Disease In Dogs, Cat Scratch Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Cat Biting, Tick Bite, N Animals, Lack Of Energy, Healthy Pets, Flea And Tick

Surprising Problems From Ticks and Fleas

Bites from fleas and ticks can lead to a lot more than just scratching. Learn about the diseases they spread and how to spot them.

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. N Animals, Cat Nutrition, Puppy Biting, Bone And Joint, Healthy Pets, Dog Daycare, Bone Health, Dog Show, Dogs Of The World

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.

WebMD illustrates puppy care and helps you understand the basics. From feeding and playing to shots and spaying, it's everything you need to know before bringing a puppy home. Cheap Pet Insurance, Cat Insurance, Pet Health Insurance, Puppy Care, Dog Care, Pot Belly Pigs, Stock Imagery, Puppy Play, Puppy Food

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

WebMD illustrates puppy care and helps you understand the basics. From feeding and playing to shots and spaying, it's 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. Natural Tick Repellent, Pin Worms, Enteric Nervous System, Intestinal Parasites, Flea Spray, Flea Treatment, Abdominal Pain, Neurotransmitters, Healthy Pets

Protect Yourself From Fleabites

Fleas that bother your pet can bother you, too. Here's how to make sure you stay safe.

Every pet owner should be aware of the signs of a possible flea infestation. N Animals, Small Kittens, American Dog, Cat Fleas, Veterinary Medicine, Healthy Pets, Flea And Tick, Your Pet, Dog Cat

How to Spot the Signs of Fleas on Your Pets

Fleas are not only pests, they’re dangerous pests. Here are some signs to look for that will tell you if your furry friends need some help.

These tips can help keep your pup safe and sound at home. Dog Spay, Dog Separation Anxiety, Healthy Pets, Dog Runs, Dog Daycare, Losing A Pet, Humane Society

Why Does My Dog Like to Run Away?

Even though your dog loves you, she may sometimes like to run away. It may be because she's bored, afraid, or stressed because you're gone.

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. Put On Your Shoes, N Animals, Dog Separation Anxiety, When You Come Home, Left Alone, Medical Problems, Healthy Pets, Happy Dogs

How to Ease Your Dog's Separation Anxiety

Does your dog get nervous when you leave and destroy the house when you're gone? He's likely suffering from separation anxiety, but you can condition him to feel better when you're not together.

You may have heard about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in people, but did you know dogs can get it, too? Stress Disorders, Anxiety Disorder, Signs Of Stress, Blueberry Desserts, Post Traumatic, Separation Anxiety, Positive Reinforcement, Healthy Pets

Dog PTSD: How Do You Spot and Treat It?

Is your dog emotionally scarred? Find out the difference between emotional trauma and common dog issues, plus what you can do to help Fido cope.

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. American Animals, Purebred Dogs, Healthy Pets, Veterinary Technician, Strong Relationship, Bad Timing, Better Health, Exotic Pets, Peace Of Mind

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

The right vet can mean a happier life for your pet. Tips from WebMD on how to find one.

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. Emergency First Aid, Emergency Care, Bee And Wasp Stings, First Aid For Dogs, Heimlich Maneuver, Meds For Dogs, First Aid Treatment, N Animals, Veterinary Medicine

First-Aid Tricks for Pet Emergencies

WebMD shares top first-aid tricks for pet emergencies -- from getting hit by a car to choking.

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. Wheat Rice, Salmon And Rice, Healthy Pets, Dog Eating, Skin Cream, Food Allergies, Pet Care, Feel Better, Dog Food Recipes

Is My Dog Allergic to His Food?

If you think your dog has a food allergy, here are the symptoms to watch for, the most common allergens, and how you can help your dog feel better.

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