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You see the dog. You know it's lost. What now?


Sure, you're a doggo magnet at every party and you pet ALL the pups at the dog park. But do you know how to help a lost one get home?

Do you know cat CPR? Doggie heimlich? Stopping bleeding?


While pet first aid is by no means a replacement for competent vet care, there are some things you can do until they can get proper medical attention.

Houseplant hunting cats and other precarious sitches


Your dog is a dumpster diving master. Your cat has never met a bouquet it can't shred in 2 minutes. But both pet pastimes are potentially dangerous.

Reduced Costs, Stress, and Unnecessary Clinic Visits


Learn how on-demand online vet care can be a game changer for you. Veterinary telehealth can provided reduced costs from the comfort of your own home. 

DNA CAN Affect Your Dog's Weight Issues


Does your dog always seem to be hungry? Discover how DNA could be keeping you pup from feeling full after mealtimes, causing long-term health problems. 

It's time to ditch the old-fashioned etched ID tag.


It's a fact. Multiple emergency contacts can help a lost pet get home faster -- traditional IDs just can't do job any more. 

Dream vacay turn nightmare when the fur kid gets lost.


Vacations put you and your pet out of your familiar comfort zone. This means extra challenges to retrieve a pet that has gone missing during vacation.


Stereotypes for Animal Control Officers (ACO’s) have caused a sense of distrust for many folks. Let's separate myth from fact. Fact: ACOs are PAWsome.

Worried your pup singing "All by myself"? We get it.


While you’re at work or out you’re thinking about your dog. What’s a pet parent to do? Here are 5 ways to “fix” your dog’s home-alone-liness.

Run away. Zig zag. Lay down. Dog tricks? No. YOURS.


Harper's co-founder and experienced dog trainer maps out 7 concrete strategies for helping bring your on-the-run pup back to you quickly. 

An Alternative Approach to Treating Stress


Almost all pet parents have been confronted with situations that stress out their pets.Learn about a safe way to help them to calm and feel safe.

Ultimate safety net. NOT fail-proof.


There are MANY misconceptions about microchips. One myth is that they will always get a lost pet home.  Learn what you DON'T know about microchips.