TWP Blog

Is Your Pet Winterized? Top Cold Weather Tips for Dogs and Cats

Winterize my house - check, winterize my car - check, winterize my pet - what?  With the full wrath of winter upon us - arctic winds, plummeting temps, snow and freezing rain (ugh), have you taken the time to be sure that your pet is winterized?  That is, prepared for the frigid temps and all that goes along with it?   Take note of these special precautions and tip Read Post...

Is Your Pooch On Santa's Nice List? Teaching Good Holiday Doggie Manners

With the holiday season upon us, many pet parents are planning to gather friends and family for fun festive parties.  Keep in mind that although you might be ready to ‘Deck the Halls’, your four-legged friend may not be.   Jingle Bells, Figgy Pudding and Tannenbaum create the perfect recipe for misbehav Read Post...

Health and Healing for All: North Carolina State University Helps Bridge the Gap Between Animal and Human Medicine

From California sea lions, to horses, to treasured feline and canine family members, the North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, or CVM, works tirelessly to maintain the health and wellness of animals, and to search Read Post...

What It Takes To Be A Responsible Pet Parent

Author: Monica Reyes My life is definitely full of responsibilities. I juggle being a full-time student and working as a Raw Pet Food Specialist for a natural healthy dog food company - all the while raising a 2-year old son and caring for both a 6-year old cat and our new 8-month old puppy. (Sounds like a lot to take on? Well it sure can be at times!) Read Post...

Scoping Out your Dog’s Poop: What Your Pet's “Business” Can Tell You About His Health

While it may feel a little uncomfortable and a little gross to get up-close and personal with your dog's poop, it’s worth it, as it can help give you a window into his overall health. Read Post...

July 4th Fireworks - Not So Pet Friendly

The Fourth of July is one of the most stressful and potentially dangerous times of the year for pets.  While you and your family, friends, and neighbors are celebrating the holiday with fireworks, pets are finding these festive activities anything but celebratory. Read Post...

4 Reasons to Give Your Pet a Natural Diet

The benefits of a natural diet are well documented. And while people used to think less about what they were feeding their pet, more and more are looking to give their pets the kind of nutrition they demand for themselves. It’s one of the things that separates us pet parents from pet owners! Read Post...

Pet Safety: Be Prepared With a Pet First Aid Kit

Dogs and cats are more than pets…they’re family. They look to us to be cared for and protected. Just like people, accidents and emergencies can happen to animals, so being prepared could make a lifesaving difference. Read Post...

Featured Product: Multi-Vitamin for Dogs

Make sure you have a healthy pet when traveling! Dogs, like humans, are increasingly subjected to diets that are over-processed and unhealthy, and are exposed to a variety of environmental pollutants that can wreak havoc on the body. Poor nutrition and constant exposure to environmental irritants can lead to a variety of health concerns. Read Post...

Protect Your Four-Legged Family Members with Pet Health Insurance

With over 74.8 million dogs and 88.3 million cats living in households in the United States (source: American Pet Products Manufacturers Association 2007-2008 National Pet Owners Survey), it's clear that our furry friends are much more than just “friends” – they are beloved members of our families. Read Post...