Why Is Dental Health So Important?

Do you brush your pet’s teeth daily? Because it turns out – many of us don’t! According to the American Veterinary Dental College, by age 3, many dogs and cats will develop dental disease. Periodontal Disease The most common dental disease affecting dogs and cats today is periodontal disease. First, Periodontal Disease begins by forming […]

The Right Food for Your Pets: Carbohydrates & Fiber

By Dr. Al Townshend The Good and the Bad Basic Ingredients There is no doubt that protein and fat are the most important ingredients in a diet designed for a carnivore. There are other ingredients that are essential not only to provide a complete and balanced recipe but to go beyond just meeting the basic […]

The Right Pet Food for Your Pets: Protein & Fat

The Right Pet Food for Your Pets: Protein & Fat By: Dr. Al Townshend The Good and the Bad Basic Ingredients Have you thought about finding the right pet food for your pet? With hundreds of pet foods available today, every brand advertises their food as the right pet food for your pet. But the […]

The Right Pet Food for Your Pets: Ingredients

The Right Pet Food for Your Pets: Ingredients By: Dr. Al Townshend The Good and the Bad Basic Ingredients Now that you have a basic understanding of the food groups in every pet food, it is also important to take the next step and dive a bit deeper into what makes a good pet food […]

The Right Pet Food for Your Pets: Vitamins and Minerals

By: Dr. Al Townshend The Good and the Bad Basic Ingredients Vitamins and Minerals are some of the most important nutrients that every pet requires. We at Pet Planet place great value on recommending the best levels of vitamins and minerals for dogs and cats. Every function that occurs in the body depends on vitamins […]

Why Oral Health is Important for Pets

Author: Petcurean Many pet owners don’t realize the importance of oral health for their pet’s overall well-being. A healthy set of choppers and gums enables your pet to grind up his food with ease. This aids digestion by allowing the enzymes in the stomach to do their job. Just as with humans, poor oral hygiene […]

Clean Pet Dental Health Q & A

You brought us your clean teeth questions, and we brought you our answers! This month at Pet Planet, we’re celebrating dental health. Check out our detailed Q & A below with a few common questions and answers about pet dental health. Q: What’s the best way to brush my dog’s teeth? A: The first step […]

Do You Know About Your Pet’s Pearly Whites? Brush Up With Our Pup Quiz

Can you pass our pet dental health “pup” quiz? Take our quiz and check your answers below! Question 1.) What is the easiest way for you to upkeep your pet’s dental health? a.) Toothbrush and toothpaste b.) Bones c.) By eating, my pet upkeeps their teeth themselves Question 2.) What is periodontal disease? a.) A […]

Breath Mint? How To Know If Your Dog Has Bad Breath, Or Something Worse

They don’t call it “doggy breath” for just any reason. Many of us have leaned over our dog’s faces and experienced the hot breath smell we just wish we hadn’t. But is there any cause for concern over bad breath? Or could bad breath be a sign our dog’s need more help with their pearly […]

9 Rapid Fire Questions With Pet Plant CEO Laura Leah English

Making waves (and wags!) in the pet industry for over 21 years, Laura Lee English, the CEO, and co-owner of Pet Planet has helped paved the way for women entrepreneurs to put their best paw forward in what has predominantly been known as a male-dominated pet industry. As the company woofs up their anniversary this […]