October 2012

By Kim Downing, Certified CPDT-KA Trainer on October 29th, 2012

Nothing's better than a kiss from a new puppy, or a "Welcome home!" lick from your most loyal lab. Animal expert Kim Downing sheds some light on what all of those face licks are really for.

By Michelle Miller, Charity Coordinator on October 27th, 2012

After spending the first part of her life on a chain living in squalor, it's hard to believe Ruby would ever be able to trust a human again. Find out how one of our Shelter & Rescue Network partners - Bully Breed Rescue - gave Ruby a second chance with the perfect family.

By Andrew J. Fox, DVM on October 25th, 2012

Halloween is almost here, which means one thing: candy, and lots of it! Some candy and treats can mean more than a bellyache for your pet, though; they can be deadly. Animal Doc AJ Fox reveals the most common harmful treats to look out for, and offers some tips on what you can do if they are consumed.

As companion animals continue to transition from "family pet" to "family member" more people are paying close attention to what they feed their favorite fur ball. PetPlan co-founder Natasha Ashton gives a tasty preview of 6 superfoods and the health benefits they offer your cat or dog.

It may seem like your cat has nine lives, but there's more to a cat's ability to always land on its feet than magic. Guru of all-things-feline Amy Shojai explains how cats are able to survive seemingly fatal falls.

By Michelle Miller, Charity Coordinator on October 22nd, 2012

Animal Shelter. Animal Rescue. What's the difference? Chewy.com Shelter & Rescue Network Coordinator Michelle Miller follows her rescue post with a look at animal shelters.

By Amy Robinson, Certified Dog Trainer on October 18th, 2012

Children promise the moon in order to get the dog, but after the newness wears off, their parents are up to their ankles in dog chores (and doo-doo) while their kids play video games. It's easy to get frustrated. Let Chewy.com help with an easy-to-use Chewy.com Chores chart.

By Amy Robinson, Certified Dog Trainer on October 16th, 2012

Does your dog feel guilty when after rustling through the garbage, or is he just trying to get out of trouble? Animal expert Amy Robinson gives a glimpse at the debate surrounding canines' guilty consciences.

By Michelle Miller, Charity Coordinator on October 12th, 2012

Two special people volunteering with a New Jersey Rescue Society saw past the the hissing and spitting of one feral cat when they looked in her unique eyes.

By Amy Robinson, Certified Dog Trainer on October 11th, 2012

Living with a dog that has a serious need for speed can take its toll on any pet parent. Animal expert Amy Robinson shares a few tips for handling the boundless energy and maintaining your sanity.