Petco Knowledge Base

When should I take my itchy pet to the vet?

by PetcoBlogger Jan. 6, 2016
If your pet is experiencing any of the following allergy-related symptoms, it may be time to see your veterinarian: Persistent itching of the skin (head shaking, running the face into the carpet, furniture, etc.) Biting at the skin that creates red,...

Dog's Aggressive behavior towards strangers

by Aluxe Apr. 29, 2015
Agressive Behavior Protective aggression occurs when a dog guards his or her owner from another person who may not pose an actual threat. Your dog may not trust the person and find their actions to be intrusive.&nbsp Helping your dog avoid situat...

Indoor to outdoor potty training tips for puppies

by Aluxe Apr. 27, 2015
Potty training options: When house-training a puppy, or a newly adopted dog, you have two options: Train them to go to the bathroom outdoors or train them to relieve themselves inside your home on a pee pad, eventually transitioning to going outdoors...

Outdoor potty training tips for puppies

by Aluxe Apr. 27, 2015
Potty training options: When house-training a puppy, or a newly adopted dog, you have two options: Train them to go to the bathroom outdoors or train them to relieve themselves inside your home on a pee pad, eventually transitioning to going outdoors...

Cats and dogs: how to get along

by Aluxe Apr. 23, 2015
Cats reactions to a new puppy: The cat will react in various ways upon seeing the dog. The cat can spit, hiss and run out of the room, dive for cover, or attack. All of these behaviors are normal. They just have to be sure to establish an attitude of...