Latest Pets Articles

  • Caring for a Pet Chinchilla

    Katrin Lewandowski December 10, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    A chinchilla might be just the pet you are looking for. Here are some of the basic guidelines for proper chinchilla care.
  • What to Do When Someone Gives You a Pet You Did Not Want?

    Katrin Lewandowski December 3, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    There’s a pet under your Christmas tree, but you simply cannot take care of it? We show you what to do when someone gives you a pet you did not want.
  • Keep Your Pet Safe from These 7 Household Holiday Dangers

    Anja Borngässer November 3, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Holiday decorations can put dogs and cats in dangerous situations. Exercise care around these seven common holiday pet dangers.
  • Preparing a New Pet Sitter for Success

    Anja Borngässer September 21, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Making sure the sitter is 100% equipped to care for your pet is one of the biggest challenges. Be sure to check these bases, and you can rest assured that your pet is in good hands.
  • 4 Important Tips for Building an Outdoor Bunny Hutch

    Anja Borngässer August 18, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s outdoor season, also for pets. Read our valuable tips on how to build a hutch for your cute rabbits. Start now!
  • Should You Get Your Child a Pet Bird?

    Katrin Lewandowski July 30, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    When is the right age to get your kid(s) a pet bird? And which kind of pet bird would suit them well? We’ll tackle these questions to help you make a sound decision.
  • Training Your Dog to Live in the City

    Katrin Lewandowski June 4, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Dogs in the city? We show you what is important about training your dog to live in the city.
  • How to Set up an Aquarium

    Katrin Lewandowski May 18, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Looking for new housemates? We tell you how to set up an aquarium. There are only a few steps to take to be able to enjoy the magic of colorful fish.
  • 5 Easy DIY Dog Toys

    Katrin Lewandowski April 22, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Do you wanna spoil your dog? We tell you about five quick and easy DIYs for dog toys using leftover things in your home.
  • How to Make Eco-friendly Dog Treats

    Katrin Lewandowski March 13, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    One of the best ways to improve your carbon footprint as a pet owner is to choose responsibly and sustainably sourced foods, such as eco-friendly dog treats.
  • Eco-friendly Fur Care for Dogs

    Katrin Lewandowski February 12, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    For many pet owners, one oft-overlooked responsibility is that of environmental stewardship. Fortunately there are many ways you can be sure doing your part to take good care of the planet.
  • House Training Your Kitten

    Katrin Lewandowski January 22, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here are some useful tips on how to potty-train your kitten. Go, have a read!
  • 10 Top Non-shedding Cats

    Katrin Lewandowski January 20, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Do you have cat allergies but really want a kitty? A non-shedding cat may be your solution!
  • How to Care for A Cat

    Katrin Lewandowski January 20, 2020 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s important to know the basics before jumping into cat ownership. Read what matters.
  • How To Tame Bad Breath In Dogs

    The Care.com Team December 10, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Noticing bad breath in dogs is never pleasant – particularly when they’re your own! Here are some top tips on how to get their wicked breath under control.
  • Is Your Dog Panting Excessively?

    The Care.com Team November 11, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    What causes excessive dog panting, and when should you see a vet about it? Find out here when your dog’s panting is an indicator that something is wrong.
  • How To Prevent Your Itchy Dog Scratching

    The Care.com Team November 8, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Find out why your dog is itchy and how to prevent dog scratching with DIY, over-the-counter and prescription remedies.
  • How to Ease Your Dog’s Fear of Loud Noises

    The Care.com Team November 5, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Is your dog scared of thunder and fireworks? Here are six top tips to help you keep them calm and ease their fear of loud noises.
  • Pet Cleaning Hacks to Blow You Away

    The Care.com Team October 29, 2019 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Love new uses for old things? Love a good cleaning hack? Check out these ways to clean up after your pet and prevent potential messes in the first place.
  • A Guide to Cat Training

    The Care.com Team October 1, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Yes, cat training is possible. Just arm yourself with some knowledge — and lots of cat treats!
  • Best Pets for Kids at Every Age and Stage

    The Care.com Team September 27, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Some of the best pets for kids and tips to make your new animal friend part of the family.
  • Giardia In Dogs: Understanding Canine Parasites

    The Care.com Team August 28, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Make sure you know the symptoms of giardia in dogs and other canine parasites. Learn more and find out the best ways to prevent your dog getting infected.
  • Catnip and When To Use It

    The Care.com Team June 27, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    You know that your cats love it, but what actually is catnip? What are the benefits, and how can you use it safely? Find all you need to know about catnip here.
  • Understanding Distemper In Dogs

    The Care.com Team June 19, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Although it is rare, distemper in dogs is a serious canine virus. Find out more about what it is, what the symptoms are, and how you can protect your dog.
  • The Ultimate Dog Sitter Checklist

    The Care.com Team June 19, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If you’re leaving your dog with a dog sitter while on vacation, here’s a checklist of things you need to do before you leave.
  • Being a Successful Dog Walker

    The Care.com Team May 9, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Love dogs? Why not become a dog walker! Whether you’re starting out or are looking to expand, we’ve got some top tips on becoming a successful dog walker.
  • Homemade Dog Shampoo: 5 Natural Recipes

    The Care.com Team April 3, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Homemade dog shampoo can be just as effective as store-bought shampoos. Here are 5 natural recipes to get you started!
  • 6 Ways Cats Make Great Pets

    sophiemoran January 25, 2019 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Dogs may be man’s best friend, but let us not forget cats! Cats bestow numerous benefits of their own. Here are just a few ways cats make your life better.
  • 10 Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe in the Cold

    sophiemoran December 11, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Protect your furry friend from the cold this winter and keep him safe with these top tips.
  • Thinking About Getting A Family Dog? Here Are 7 Reasons Why You Should

    sophiemoran November 13, 2018 (0) Kommentar(e)
    All the reasons you need to get a furry friend for your family.
  • Vacation Pet Care: Kennels vs. Pet Sitters

    The Care.com Team March 23, 2017 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Generally, there are two main pet care options for those going on vacation – pet sitters or kennels. We consider their pros and cons.
  • Video: A Dog’s Life

    The Care.com Team February 15, 2017 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Ever wonder what dogs are thinking? Watch this cute dog video and see what happens in a day in the life of Tucker, Care.com’s spokespet.
  • Best Dog Tricks Ever

    The Care.com Team July 4, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Everyone knows “sit” and “stay,” but what are some of the coolest dog tricks you can teach your dog? Find out below.
  • Cat Language 101: Know Your Cat Noises

    The Care.com Team May 30, 2016 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Those cat noises aren’t just random sounds. They’re vocalizations that mean something to your cat and you, too!
  • 10 Different Dog Personalities

    The Care.com Team May 6, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    These 10 dog personalities might remind you of a few people you know.
  • Welcome to Our New Pet Care Experience

    The Care.com Team April 4, 2016 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Say hello to Care.com’s new way of finding both pet care and pet care jobs.
  • Hair Loss In Dogs: 6 Burning Questions

    The Care.com Team January 20, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Dogs may lose their fur for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes it can just be seasonal shedding, sometimes it may be more serious. Read here to find out the difference, and what you can do!
  • FHV-1: Herpes Eye Infections In Cats

    The Care.com Team January 20, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Feline Herpes Virus (FHV-1) is incredibly common among cats. Find out how to recognise, treat and prevent herpes eye infections in your cat.
  • Should You Give Your Dog Vitamins?

    The Care.com Team January 20, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Whether or not your pup needs to be taking dog vitamins depends on a if they are getting the right nourishment. Find out more about dog supplements here.
  • Dog Neutering: The Benefits & Other Information

    The Care.com Team January 20, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Not only does dog neutering avoid unwanted litters, but it also prevents certain behaviours and serious health problems.
  • How To Perform the 3 Types Of Dog CPR

    The Care.com Team January 20, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    How you act in an emergency could save your dog’s life, so it’s important to be prepared. Here’s all you need to know about 3 different kinds of dog CPR.
  • Diabetes in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

    The Care.com Team January 19, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If diabetes is well controlled, dogs can live a happy, healthy life. Find out here the main causes, symptoms and treatments for diabetes in dogs.
  • Frequent Urination in Dogs: When to Call the Vet

    The Care.com Team January 19, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Worried your dog is peeing too much? Frequent urination in dogs might indicate a health concern. Learn what is normal for your dog and when to call your vet
  • House Training a Puppy

    The Care.com Team January 19, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Toilet training a puppy doesn’t come without its challenges! Follow our top tips here to make the process of house training a puppy that much easier.
  • Crate Training Your Dog: A Good or Bad Idea?

    The Care.com Team January 19, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It might seem sad to put your dog in a crate, but it is actually one of the best things you can do for them! Here are the 5 main benefits of crate training.
  • Cat Hairballs: How To Control Them

    The Care.com Team January 19, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Cat hairballs are just as unpleasant for cats as for the owners who have to clean them up. Here are some tips to help you and your cat live hairball-free.
  • The Pet Owner’s Guide to Cat Pregnancy

    The Care.com Team January 19, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    How you should care for a pregnant cat, how do you prepare for the birth and when do you contact the vet? Here’s all you need to know about cat pregnancy.
  • Cat First Aid: Be Prepared to Handle an Emergency

    The Care.com Team January 19, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s important to be organised and prepared for cat first aid ahead of time: Find out how to recognise signs of danger, and what to do if emergency strikes.
  • Cat Lover With a Cat Allergy? 10 Tips For Survival

    The Care.com Team January 18, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    A cat allergy is every cat lover’s worst nightmare. However, it doesn’t have to be all itching and sneezing! Read our tips on keeping the reaction at bay.
  • Cat Abscess: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    The Care.com Team January 18, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    A cat abscess is a painful and serious bacterial infection normally caused by cat fights. Find out how to spot symptoms and get them the treatment they need
  • Dog Teeth Cleaning: Take Care of Your Canine’s Canines

    The Care.com Team January 18, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It’s important for dog owners to look after their dog’s teeth properly. Here’s some advice to make sure you are going about dog teeth cleaning the right way
  • To Adopt a Dog: Common Issues You May Face

    The Care.com Team January 18, 2016 (0) Kommentar(e)
    To adopt a dog is a wonderfully rewarding thing. However, here’s an overview of some common issues you may face and advice on how you can avoid them.
  • How To Groom Your Dog Like A Pro

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    By learning how to groom a dog at home, you can save a lot of money! Here are 5 easy DIY steps for grooming your dog to keep them looking smart and healthy.
  • Finding Pet Care

    The Care.com Team December 29, 2015 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Finding the perfect pet care can be difficult. Read here for top questions to ask and signs to look for to make sure you find your pet’s perfect match!
  • Moving With Pets

    The Care.com Team December 20, 2015 (1) Kommentar(e)
    If you’re prepared for what’s to come, moving with pets doesn’t have to be a hassle. Read here for some tips on how to make your next move a little less stressful.
  • Managing Parvovirus & Other Canine Viruses

    The Care.com Team December 19, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Parvovirus is one of the most common and contagious viruses out there. Read here to inform yourself and know how to protect your pup from it and other viruses in dogs.
  • Kitten Care: The First Year

    The Care.com Team December 18, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Your new kitten will grow and change incredibly quickly. Here we will take you through the first 72 weeks of a kitten’s life to help you know to expect.
  • Rabbit Care: A Guide To Adopting a Bunny

    The Care.com Team December 17, 2015 (2) Kommentar(e)
    So you’ve decided to adopt a rabbit? Here is your guide on how to best care for your newest family member.
  • Puppy Care: The First 48 Weeks

    The Care.com Team December 17, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Here are some helpful tips for what you may experience in the first 5 stages of your puppy’s life, along with our guide on how you can best care for your puppy.
  • Helping Dogs With Separation Anxiety

    The Care.com Team December 17, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Separation anxiety in dogs is a real thing. Sometimes it can be difficult for pet owners to manage the signs and symptoms. Here are the answers to 5 key questions about separation.
  • Goodbye To That Stinky Dog Smell

    The Care.com Team December 15, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Is your dog giving off a persistently strong odour? Here is our go-to-guide on what may be the cause, and some helpful remedies to eliminate them now!
  • Why Is My Dog Eating Poop?

    The Care.com Team December 9, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Seeing your dog eating poop is really quite disgusting. Find out here the reasons why your dog eats poop and learn how you can stop them in future.
  • The Most Poisonous Foods For Dogs

    The Care.com Team December 8, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Think twice before giving in to your dog’s begging: some foods can be really harmful for them! Find out here, which are the 10 most poisonous foods for dogs
  • Top Tips For When Your Dog Has Fleas

    The Care.com Team December 4, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Biting back: Here are some essential tips for safely treating your dog and de-infesting your home when you find out your dog has fleas!
  • 10 Homemade Dog Treats Recipes

    The Care.com Team November 2, 2015 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Here are our top ten tasty recipes for homemade dog treats to spoil your furry friend.
  • New Dogs & Kids

    The Care.com Team August 3, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    If your planning on adding a dog to your family, it’s important to induct them to your kids the right way in order to nurture a good relationship.
  • Tackling Common Dog Problems

    The Care.com Team June 23, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    We examine some of the more frequent dog discipline issues below and identify dog training tips for resolving them.
  • Nurturing New Puppies

    The Care.com Team June 22, 2015 (0) Kommentar(e)
    It takes dedication to nurture a new puppy into a healthy and happy dog – here’s Care.com’s advice for training new puppies.
  • Interviewing Pet Caregivers

    The Care.com Team July 21, 2014 (1) Kommentar(e)
    Advice to help you create an effective interviewing strategy to get to know your pet carer candidate.
  • 5 Ideas for Fun Dog Outings

    The Care.com Team July 21, 2014 (0) Kommentar(e)
    Care.com has found 5 fun dog outings that you and your family can enjoy, with your furry friend. Dog outings don’t have to be to the park!
  • How to Get Pet Owners to Respond to You on Care.com

    The Care.com Team June 19, 2013 (2) Kommentar(e)
    Whether you’re a pet sitter or dog walker looking for jobs, here are tips for creating a profile that gets results.