How to Teach Your Dog Fun and Useful Skills

Chances are you’ve seen plenty of TikTok and Instagram reels and videos showing dogs bringing something from the fridge, cleaning up after playtime, doing the laundry, opening doors, and doing other handy things. Some dogs, like Border Collies, are naturally suited to learning such skills. But with time, patience, and at least five minutes of …

Top 9 Ways to Celebrate National Pet Month

This May, celebrate National Pet Month by showering your animal companion with extra love, treats, adventures, and good deeds! Here are nine ideas to get you started. May is National Pet Month, the annual celebration that recognizes the joy that animal companions bring to people’s lives, promotes responsible pet parenthood, and encourages adoption from shelters …

How Ashwagandha Can Help Soothe Stressed Cats

Stress. It’s not just a human phenomenon. Our beloved animal companions also experience it. And make no mistake, even our fearless felines, with their reputation of being independent, if not downright aloof, are not immune. Fortunately, there are ways to help our cats rediscover their calm in a chaotic world – not least of these …

2 Ways Streaming Services Fail Animal-Loving Families

Families and animal lovers have had a tough time finding things to watch because the streaming services available just didn’t have enough family-friendly content about animals. Until buddi, that is! Most Americans spend so much time scrolling that there’s never enough time to watch anything. And the more specific you are about what you want …

Is Your Dog or Cat Missing Out on These 3 Superfoods?

Superfoods aren’t just for people! Your dog or cat could benefit from the key nutrients in ZIWI’s Z-BOOST Superfood blend! Kale, blueberries, green tea—you know the common superfoods that are healthy additions to your diet. But did you know some superfoods are great for dogs and cats as well? Our companion animals have unique dietary …

Why Ashwagandha Roots are Better than Leaves

If you’ve visited the supplement aisle of your local health food store recently, chances are you’ve come across ashwagandha. And now this ancient herb, revered by Ayurvedic doctors in India for more than 4000 years, is increasingly being harnessed by the companion animal health community to benefit our furry favorites! Vets and natural healers alike …

New Dog Parent Guide | Animal Wellness Magazine

Becoming a new dog parent, whether to a puppy or an adult dog, is an exciting feat; it can also be a tad scary if you are a first-time dog parent. What can they eat or not eat? How do I potty train? How do I keep them out of dangerous items? These are all …

The Only Cat Fountain You Never Need to Clean!

Cats love drinking fresh, clean, running water. Recirculating cat fountains were supposed to be the solution, but they never delivered — too many cats don’t like drinking from them, and all cat parents hate cleaning them. Finally, there’s a cat fountain that provides your kitty with clean, cool, fresh water whenever they want it — …

Food allergies in dogs — a plan for change

Getting to the bottom of food allergies in your dog requires a comprehensive plan for change that includes an elimination diet made from novel protein and carbohydrate sources. Some things never change. When it comes to food allergies in dogs, “no corn, no soy, no wheat, no yeast” (the first food mantra I learned) still …