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Premium vs. Grocery Pet Foods

Why do Pet Planet Ambassadors spend much of their time discussing and educating customers on the benefits of premium pet food? Because what our pets eat, the quality of nutrients & proper supplementation are the foundations for their health and longevity. Domesticated pets have acquired many problems such as allergies, skin conditions, behavioral issues and […]

Digestive Enzymes

Digestive enzymes are substances that nature put into the bodies of our pets (and our own) to unlock the nutrition contained in food. Enzymes are also found in plants and raw foods in their natural state. Almost every process that goes on in the body requires enzymes. Nobel-prize winner Dr. James B. Sumner suggested many […]

What is Catnip?

Catnip, or Nepeta Cataria, is a perennial plant that grows in North America and Europe and belongs to the herbs’ mint family. Its flowers are white with crimson dots, and the scent of the herb can be smelled from several yards away. Outdoor plants can grow to well over three feet tall. Catnip plants have […]

Declawing Your Cat

Your couch and your nerves are in tatters. You’re scolding your cat, knowing all the while that it’s futile. This is one of nature’s most pragmatic and self-sufficient creatures. “Why the Fuss?” they seems to say. “I’m simply doing my thing – what’s with you?” You’re at an impasse. What to do? What Do Veterinarians […]

Top 10 Reasons to Rescue

Written by Mary Clark at Labrador Retriever Rescue, Inc. Permission granted to freely reprint and distribute this document with credit to LRR, Inc at http://www.lrr.org/ With most family members gone during the work week for 8 hours or more, housetraining a puppy and its small bladder can take a while. Puppies need a consistent schedule […]

Pets as Gifts

Are you thinking of giving a pet as a surprise gift, you might want to reconsider. To many people, a puppy or kitten is the perfect symbol of the true spirit of giving. They represent wonderment, innocence, exuberant energy, unconditional love, and hope for the future. While pet Guardianship is undoubtedly rewarding, getting a pet […]

Making The Right Choice

Finding A Responsible Breeder For A Purebred Puppy The Canadian Kennel Club When you have narrowed your breed choices to a shortlist and are about to move to the next and most crucial step – the dog’s actual purchase – it is imperative that you locate a reputable breeder. As with any expensive purchase, buying […]

Embrace Guardianship

Pet Planet’s vision is a world in which animals are treated with respect for the unique individuals they are… a world in which consideration is given for an animal’s needs and quality of life…a world void of animal exploitation, abuse, and neglect. It is because of our passionate dream that we are happy to partner […]

Small Animals Need Premium Food Too!

“Has anyone ever explained the difference between premium and grocery brand pet food to you?” It’s a question we ask every day at Pet Planet and not just about dog and cat food. Proper nutrition is just as important to your birds and small animals such as hamsters, rabbits, guinea pigs and ferrets as it […]

Herbivores Need Hay

Rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and other small animals are herbivores and are natural browsers of grasses and other fibrous materials. It is the fiber in their diet that drives their digestive tract and keeps it healthy. One of the most common reasons small animals develop digestive tract problems is from a diet too low in […]

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