• Moving With a Pet: A How-To Guide

    Discover helpful tips for moving with your pet including safety recommendations to keep in mind on moving day & pet behavior to watch for at your new home.
  • How to Help Pets After A Natural Disaster

    Learn meaningful ways to help animals who need rescuing after a natural disaster, including how your time, food and shelter can help these pets in need.
  • Getting Rid of Pet Hair Around the House

    Pet hair removal is often a struggle, but not impossible. Learn tips for cleaning many household surfaces, as well as getting rid of airborne pet hair.
  • Keeping Pets Calm During Thunderstorms

    Is your dog scared of thunder? Does your kitty dart under the bed at the first rumble? Learn a few tips for keeping your pets calm during the storm.
  • Dogs vs. Cats: Who is Smarter?

    Discover how scientific research answers the question: Who is smarter, dogs or cats? Learn how your pet's volume of neurons can help figure this out.
  • How to Care for Terminally Ill Pets

    Terminal illness is one of the toughest things pet parents face. Learn how to handle caring for a terminally ill pet with end of life care.
  • The History of "Fighting Like Cats and Dogs"

    Are dogs and cats really mortal enemies or can they learn to get along. Read on to learn more about the myth of dogs and cats always fighting.
  • How to Choose the Best Dog and Cat Names

    Open admission animal shelters help end animal abandonment, homelessness, and unnecessary euthanasia. Learn more about the shelters and how you can help.
  • Is My Pet Gay?

    Stop wondering whether or not dogs or cats can be gay and discover what science says about this behavior in the animal kingdom.
  • Fun Ideas for Kids and Pets This Summer

    Outdoor summer activities with your dog or cat can be fun for kids, too. Learn how they also teach kids responsibility & creates a bond with their pet.
  • How and When to Start Training a Puppy or Kitten

    Discover helpful tips for training your puppy or kitten, including the best time to start training them and the importance of staying consistent.
  • How the Loss of a Pet Affects Your Other Pets

    Discover how your pets might be impacted by the loss of another. Learn how to recognize their signs of grieving & how to help them cope with their loss.
  • How Different Pets Can Become the Best of Friends

    Learn about how different types of animals, such as cats & dogs, can become best friends. Also, find out if your house is right for two different pets.
  • Growing Up with Pets: How Family Animals Benefit Kids

    Read about the Conti family and how growing up with pets benefits kids in many ways.
  • Does My Pet Hate Me?

    Discover if your dog or cat actually hates you, or the reason why they seem to have a standoffish personality.
  • Reasons Why You Should Microchip Your Pets

    Microchipping your pet is one way to increase the odds that you will get your lost dog or cat back.
  • Cat vs. Dog: Which Is the Best Pet for Me?

    Learn about important differences between dogs and cats, such as cost & space considerations. These factors can help you decide which pet is best for you.
  • TAILS of Aging in Older Pets

    Learn more about the noticeable signs of aging in pets with these helpful symptoms to keep an eye out for.
  • The Aging Differences Between Humans and Pets

    Learn about the signs of aging in dogs and cats and how they compare similarly to those in humans so you can provide the best care for your aging pet.
  • The Elderly and Their Pets: Forming a Special Bond

    Pets for the elderly provide companionship & meaning to both of their lives. Read about some special pets and the bonds they
  • Dog and Cat Friends: Created by Fate, Fostered by Family

    Learn how one kitten took the old idea that dogs & cats are supposed to be enemies, and formed a friendship with 3 unlikely canine friends.
  • Vet Recommended Pet Food Explained

    Learn the meaning and requirements behind "Vet Recommended" dog food & cat food. Is it something you should pay attention to when choosing a pet food?
  • Pet Food Storage Tips

    Where you store your cat and dog food can make a big difference in the quality and freshness once it is opened. Here are some common questions and recommendations for optimal storage for all of Hill’s dry and canned cat and dog food.
  • Planning a Safe Holiday for Your Dog

    Pet food labels provide basic and limited information on ingredients and nutrient levels. We believe other considerations must be recognized when deciding on which food to feed your pet.
  • Important Questions to Ask Your Vet to Keep Your Pet Healthy

    In addition to a balanced, nutritous diet and exercise, your vet is an important resource for maintaining good health in your pet.
  • How to Read a Pet Food Label

    Learn how to properly read and interpret pet food labels to ensure you're buying the best food for your dog or cat.
  • What Human Food Does to Your Pet: Human Caloric Equivalents

    Understand what effect feeding your pet table scraps really has on their daily caloric intake with this easy to understand human equivalent chart.
  • Pet Food Labels, Simplified

    Pet food labels can be confusing so you must be educated about packaging claims and opt for trusted pet food brands to ensure pets get the right nutrition.
  • How to Properly Mix Wet and Dry Pet Food

    Learn how to properly mix your dog or cat's wet and dry food to ensure they still get the properly balance of nutrients.
  • When Your Dog Smells Trouble With a Skunk | Hill's Pet

    If your dog encounters a skunk and gets sprayed it is important to follow these helpful tips to keep your dog healthy and clean.
  • Minerals

    More than 18 mineral elements are believed to be essential for mammals. By definition, macrominerals are required by the animal in the diet in larger amounts and microminerals or trace elements in much smaller amounts. All the macrominerals, except sulphur, are described in the text.
  • Proteins

    To make a protein, amino acids are linked together in a long chain. The chain is then bundled into to a three-dimensional structure, like a tangled ball of yarn.
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  • Differences Between Dogs and Cats: Learn What Makes Each One Special

    While cats and dogs are very different, they both are great companions. All they need is love and care from their pet parents to be happy, healthy animals.
  • Pet Dental Health: What Happens During a Deep Teeth Cleaning?

    Learn about veterinary dental care for your pet, including deep teeth cleaning procedures, which can help your dog or cat maintain proper dental health.
  • The Science Behind Our Love for Pets

    Learn the scientific reasons why we have such strong connections with our pets, and what science says about the love between humans and our furry friends.
  • Fats

    Dietary fats are required to supply energy: dietary fat provides the pet with 2.25 times more calories per weight unit than protein or carbohydrates.
  • Does More Protein Mean a Healthier Dog and Cat Food?

    Learn more about the importance of a well-balanced pet diet and how high amounts of protein isn't always best for your pet's food.
  • Is It Safe to Give My Dog or Cat Fruit?

    Discover which fruits are safe for your dog or cat, and which ones are toxic. For fruits that are safe, learn tips for how much you can give them.
  • Carbohydrates

    The nutrients that supply us with energy are carbohydrates, proteins and fat.
  • Benefits of Soy in Your Pet's Food

    Soy products contain high levels of protein, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and more. This article explores the benefits of soy and how this ancient and widely used source of protein is good for both people and pets.
  • Is Corn Bad for Pets?

    Corn has a long history as an important source of carbohydrates, essential fatty acids, vitamins and protein for both humans and their animals. This article explores the many nutritional benefits of corn in your pet
  • Antioxidants: Fueling your cats fight against free radicals

    Learn more about free radicals and how antioxidants help provide some protection against free radicals and how Hills pet foods makes a difference.
  • Water

    Water is the most important nutrient of all and essential for life. Animals can lose almost all their fat and half their protein and still survive, but if they lose 15% of their water, it will mean death.
  • DHA and Why It's Important for Your Puppy

    Learn what DHA is and why it is important in the development of your puppy's brain, eyes, and central nervous system. Learn what food's contain DHA.
  • Antioxidants

    Understand what antioxidants are in your pet's food and why they are important for your pet's overall health.
  • Vitamins

    Vitamins can be divided into two main groups depending on whether they are soluble in fat or water.
  • Cat Weight Wellness | Hill's Pet

  • Cat Weight | Hill's Pet

    Even just a little extra weight can make a major difference in your cat’s health, general wellbeing and overall quality of life.
  • Cat Urinary Wellness | Hill's Pet

    A healthy cat urinary tract includes healthy kidneys and a healthy bladder.
  • Cat Urinary | Hill's Pet

    Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) is a general term and includes, for example, urinary stones and other causes of bladder irritation.
  • Dog Skin | Hill's Pet

    Damaged or irritated skin can be very common in dogs, but nonetheless distressing for both you and your dog.
  • Dog Joint | Hill's Pet

    “Stiff joints” is a general term for changes in the joint caused by normal or abnormal wear and tear.
  • Kidney Disease in Dogs | Hill's Pet

    Your dog’s kidneys are important because they remove waste substances from the bloodstream and maintain the normal balance of fluid and minerals within the body. But if the kidneys are not able to do their job, the result could be life threatening for your dog.
  • Dog Health Conditions | Hill's Pet

  • Kidney Disease in Cats | Hill's Pet

    Your cat’s kidneys play a vital role in maintaining her health. They help control her blood pressure, regulate the bloodstream, produce important hormones, enzymes, and red blood cells, as well as remove metabolic waste from the blood. If her kidneys aren’t able to do their job properly, this can lead to significant & life-threatening problems, such as kidney failure in your cat.
  • Cat Skin | Hill's Pet

    Ideally your cat’s fur should be clean and fluffy, and feel soft and smooth when you pet her.
  • Dog Weight | Hill's Pet

    If you feel that your dog is severely overweight or obese be sure to see your vet so that you can work together on a safe solution for your pet.
  • Dog Weight | Hill's Pet

    Many of us don’t realize that our dog is overweight, because the weight gain is easy to overlook as it often takes place gradually over time.
  • Dog Digestive | Hill's Pet

    A digestive disorder is any condition that prevents proper digestion or alters the rate at which foods pass through your dog’s digestive tract.
  • Cat Digestive | Hill's Pet

    A digestive disorder (gastrointestinal disorder) is any condition that prevents proper digestion or alters the rate at which food passes through the digestive tract.
  • Cat Health Condtions | Hill's Pet