Dog http://mypetsmart.com/taxonomy/term/40/all en The Truth About Dog Dental Care http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/the-truth-about-dog-dental-care <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PetSmart </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal">Believe it or not, an estimated 80 percent of all dogs show signs of significant tooth decay, which could easily be avoided with regular dog dental care. Though it may sound like a chore, proper dental care is as easy as feeding a <a href="http://www.petsmart.com/greenies">GREENIES<span>&reg;</span></a> dental chew once a day &mdash; one of the most important things you can do for your dog&rsquo;s<span> </span>health and overall well-being.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/the-truth-about-dog-dental-care#comments HealthCare Dog Thu, 06 Oct 2011 17:57:56 +0000 jcardello 191294 at http://mypetsmart.com Teeth Cleaning on a Budget http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/teeth-cleaning-on-a-budget <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PetSmart </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal">For Pet Parents on a budget, at-home teeth cleaning tools and treats, like <a href="http://www.petsmart.com/greenies">GREENIES&reg; Dental Chews</a>, are effective solutions for maintaining your pet&rsquo;s dental hygiene. A routine teeth brushing and a daily GREENIES&reg; Dental Chew, packed with protein, dietary fibers, antioxidants and nutrients that deter plaque and tartar, will help keep your pet&rsquo;s mouth clean and healthy.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/teeth-cleaning-on-a-budget#comments HealthCare Dog Thu, 06 Oct 2011 17:51:11 +0000 jcardello 191293 at http://mypetsmart.com Dental Duties: Maintaining Your Dog's Oral Hygiene http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/dental-duties-maintaining-your-dogs-oral-hygiene <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PetSmart </div> </div> </div> <p class="MsoNormal"><b>Dental Duties: Maintaining Your Dogs&rsquo; Oral Hygiene</b></p> <p class="MsoNormal">Regardless of whether it&rsquo;s true that &ldquo;a dog&rsquo;s mouth is cleaner than a human&rsquo;s mouth,&rdquo; dogs require dental hygiene maintenance much like humans do. Here&rsquo;s how to tackle the task of keeping your dog&rsquo;s pearly whites up to par.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b>Add Dental Chews to your Dog&rsquo;s Daily Routine</b></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/dental-duties-maintaining-your-dogs-oral-hygiene#comments HealthCare Dog Thu, 06 Oct 2011 17:44:00 +0000 jcardello 191292 at http://mypetsmart.com Tips for Choosing a Halloween Costume for your Pet http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/tips-for-choosing-a-halloween-costume-for-your-pet <p>You&rsquo;ve probably thought about what you&rsquo;ll wear this Halloween, but what will your pet wear? Here are some tips for helping you decide:</p> <p><strong>Choose a costume that reflects your pet&rsquo;s personality</strong></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/tips-for-choosing-a-halloween-costume-for-your-pet#comments Seasonal Dog Fri, 19 Aug 2011 22:44:03 +0000 jcardello 191284 at http://mypetsmart.com Natural and Organic Pet Foods: There is a difference http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/natural-and-organic-pet-foods-there-is-a-difference <p>Written By Christina Brownlow</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>As more Pet Parents are giving careful consideration to what&rsquo;s going into their pet&rsquo;s food bowls, natural and organic pet foods are becoming increasingly popular choices.&nbsp; In fact, Pet Parents spent $1 billion last year on natural pet food and $67 million on organic pet food, according to PetFoodIndustry.com</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/natural-and-organic-pet-foods-there-is-a-difference#comments Nutrition Dog Wed, 22 Jun 2011 21:21:45 +0000 admin 191265 at http://mypetsmart.com Using Milk Replacer for Puppies http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/using-milk-replacer-for-puppies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeff Cardello </div> </div> </div> <p><b><span>What is Milk Replacer for Puppies?</span></b></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/using-milk-replacer-for-puppies#comments Nutrition Dog Wed, 16 Mar 2011 21:34:35 +0000 PetSmart 185407 at http://mypetsmart.com Choosing the Right Bed for Your Dog http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/choosing-the-right-bed-for-your-dog <p><font face="Calibri">Dogs can spend up to 12 hours a day sleeping, so the right bed can have a big impact on their wellbeing. There are a few factors to keep in mind when making a selection:</font></p> <p class="MsoListParagraphCxSpFirst"><span><span>&middot;<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></span><font face="Calibri">First, observe how your dog prefers to sleep. Does he like to sprawl on the floor, cuddle on the couch or rest on a pillow? </font></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/choosing-the-right-bed-for-your-dog#comments HealthCare Dog Mon, 14 Feb 2011 16:16:40 +0000 PetSmart 182791 at http://mypetsmart.com Preventative Care for your Dog http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/preventative-care-for-your-dog <p><span lang="EN">Preventive care is what will keep dog healthy day after day. It's keeping an eye out for what your Non-Sporting dog eats, how he sleeps, how his eyes and coat look, how much he exercises and his general well-being. Since we are all what we eat, and our pets are no different, feeding a high-quality 100 percent&nbsp;complete and balanced diet will go a long way toward reducing other health-related problems. </span></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/preventative-care-for-your-dog#comments HealthCare Dog Wed, 09 Feb 2011 17:55:46 +0000 PetSmart 182453 at http://mypetsmart.com Understanding Your Dog's Body Language http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/understanding-your-dogs-body-language <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Catherine Thomas </div> </div> </div> <p>Dogs communicate with us through a variety of ways-not just barking and tail wagging. Dogs are complex and use their body to talk all the time. Here&rsquo;s what yours might be trying to tell you:&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;<strong>&ldquo;I&rsquo;m stressed out and unsure of what&rsquo;s going on.&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>When a dog is stressed, you may notice him quivering, whining or even crying. He will probably have his ears back and pinned down against his head and might hold his mouth open to facilitate panting. You&rsquo;ll also notice his tail is between his legs.&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/understanding-your-dogs-body-language#comments Training & Behavior Dog Wed, 09 Feb 2011 17:08:58 +0000 PetSmart 182450 at http://mypetsmart.com Choosing the Right Crate http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/choosing-the-right-crate <p><strong>Choosing the Right Crate Size</strong></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/choosing-the-right-crate#comments New pet Dog Mon, 07 Feb 2011 20:19:39 +0000 PetSmart 182306 at http://mypetsmart.com Are You Feeding Your Dog the Best Food? http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/are-you-feeding-your-dog-the-best-food <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dr. Mark Finke, Ph.D., Nutritional Sciences </div> </div> </div> <p><span lang="EN">As the old adage goes, you are what you eat. The same rings true for your pet. But with so many food options to choose from, how do you know you&rsquo;re feeding your dog the very best? Mark Finke, Ph.D., a pet nutritionist and director of Merchandising Technical Services at PetSmart, gives us his expert opinion on how to choose the healthiest food for your pet.</span></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/are-you-feeding-your-dog-the-best-food#comments Nutrition Dog Fri, 04 Feb 2011 23:17:20 +0000 PetSmart 182095 at http://mypetsmart.com Tips for a Flea- and Tick-Free Spring http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/tips-for-a-flea-and-tick-free-spring <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Dr. Robyn Jaynes, DVM </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/tips-for-a-flea-and-tick-free-spring#comments HealthCare Dog Wed, 02 Feb 2011 22:17:56 +0000 rjaynes 181891 at http://mypetsmart.com Household Dangers-A Pet Parent's Guide http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/household-dangers-a-pet-parents-guide <div class="field field-type-text field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Banfield, The Pet Hospital® </div> </div> </div> <p><span><span>In 2009, the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center handled over 140,000 cases regarding pets ingesting common household products. We've compiled a list of common household products that can be dangerous to pets.</span></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b><span>Household Drugs</span></b></p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/household-dangers-a-pet-parents-guide#comments HealthCare Dog Mon, 20 Dec 2010 22:03:43 +0000 178660 at http://mypetsmart.com Guest Blogger-The Dog Lady Santa Claws Event http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/guest-blogger-the-dog-lady-santa-claws-event <p>&nbsp;Looking for a cute photo op for your dog?&nbsp; PetSmart stores nationwide will again offer Santa Claws events each weekend in December, where you can have your dog&rsquo;s picture taken with Santa.&nbsp; We did this years ago, and it turned out really cute.</p> <p>Of course, while you&rsquo;re there, they hope you&rsquo;ll shop for some gifts for your best friends.&nbsp; They have a full line of clothing, like the sweater pictured here.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/guest-blogger-the-dog-lady-santa-claws-event#comments Seasonal Dog Mon, 20 Dec 2010 15:52:20 +0000 thedoglady 178628 at http://mypetsmart.com Guest Blog-Doggies and Stuff Holiday Gift Review http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/guest-blog-doggies-and-stuff-holiday-gift-review <p>The girls were pretty excited when the box from <span sizset="29" sizcache="12"><strong sizset="29" sizcache="12"><a href="http://www.petsmart.com/"><font color="#1d6100">PetSmart</font></a></strong></span> arrived.&nbsp; Ok, maybe I was a little more excited than they were at first but then the box opened and Kiko dove right in.&nbsp; Kiko got the new <a href="http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.jsp?productId=4379130"><strong><font color="#1d6100">Martha Stewart Pets Nordic Dog Sweater</font></strong></a>.&nbsp; As you will see below, she looks amazing in it.&nbsp;</p> http://mypetsmart.com/petcare/articles/guest-blog-doggies-and-stuff-holiday-gift-review#comments Seasonal Dog Mon, 20 Dec 2010 15:44:58 +0000 doggiesandstuff 178627 at http://mypetsmart.com