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Welcome to the K&H blog for Pet Parents! Not only does K&H offer high-quality pet products, but it also offers relevant and up to date info about pet behavior and wellness. We care about you and your pet, and we want to continue to be your go-to resource. No matter what type of animal—dog, cat, chicken, small animal, or exotic bird—we have the information and answers you need!


  • With time and patience, you can crate train your older dog.
    August 23, 2023

    How to crate train an older dog

    Old dogs can definitely be crate trained. Just remember, they'll need more patience than a fast-learning puppy. But with love and diligence, most pups will learn to feel secure in their crates. This guide can help you get started.
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  • How to raise a calm puppy
    July 25, 2023

    How to raise a calm puppy

    Your new puppy is cute, adorable, and active! But someday, you'd like your puppy to grow up into a calm, sensible adult dog. By starting now, you can learn how to raise a calm puppy that will grow into a happy, well-adjusted adult dog. Learn more in our new blog post!
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  • Should my dog sleep with me at night? The answer might surprise you.
    June 26, 2023

    Where should my dog sleep at night?

    Choosing where your dog sleeps at night can be a difficult decision. While there's no right or wrong answer, consider all your options to ensure you and your dog enjoy a good night's sleep. Check out our answer to the question, "Where should my dog sleep at nighttime?"
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  • Knowing how and when to wash your cat's bed is important for his overall health and cleanliness.
    August 16, 2023

    How to wash a cat bed

    If your cat's bed has a slight odor or is starting to look dingy, it might be time to wash it. A cat bed can harbor ticks, parasites, flea eggs and larvae — not to mention annoying odors and grime! By following these guidelines for washing, you and your cat can enjoy a happier, cleaner home.
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  • Can an outdoor cat become an indoor cat
    July 25, 2023

    Can an outdoor cat become an indoor cat?

    Is there an outdoor cat wandering around near your home that you'd love to bring inside? Your dreams can become a reality! Here's how to know if a cat is ready to move into your home and how to make the transition easy and fulfilling for you both.
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  • Where should your new kitten sleep on the first night? Discover the answer and 6 handy tips for keeping your kitten comfy.
    June 1, 2023

    Where should my kitten sleep on the first night?

    Your cute new kitten is here! Now you need to decide where your kitten should sleep on the first night. In this new blog post, discover how to ease your kitten's transition to your home and explore 6 easy ways to help make your kitten comfortable.
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  • Starting an urban homestead is rewarding but can seem daunting if you're just beginning. Try these tips for success.
    March 15, 2023

    How to Start an Urban Homestead

    Do you dream of vegetable gardens even though you live in the city? Here's the good news: you can successfully homestead in urban areas and get many benefits. From chickens and compost to ducks and honey bees, our latest blog post explores 7 ways to start an urban homestead.
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  • Ducks need room to roam. Learn how much space ducks need in our latest blog.
    March 7, 2023

    How much yard space do pet ducks need?

    Dreaming of ducks? Before adding these comical birds to your hobby farm, be sure you have the proper space all set up! They need more room than a place to sleep at night. Learn what you need to know in our latest blog.
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  • Navigating the ducks vs. chickens debate? Both have pros and cons. Here's how to choose the right bird for your hobby farm.
    February 21, 2023

    Ducks vs. Chickens - What's a better fit for my homestead?

    Everybody loves chickens, but ducks are incredibly cool too. Both have their pros and cons, so how can you choose the best fit for your homestead or hobby farm? We'll explore lots of considerations in this new blog post and help you navigate the ducks vs. chickens debate.
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All Pets

  • Looking to volunteer at an animal shelter during the holiday season? We've got 7 ways to share your time and skills.
    December 1, 2022

    7 Ways to Help Animal Shelters This Holiday Season

    Ho! Ho! Ho! The holiday season is right around the corner. Have you considered giving your local animal shelter a gift this year? From donating supplies to designing flyers, here are seven ways to brighten the holidays for the pets, staff and volunteers at your local animal shelter.
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  • Christmas gift ideas for your dog and cat that can be enjoyed throughout the year.
    November 21, 2022

    2022 Pet Holiday Gift Guide

    Are you looking for the perfect holiday present for your dog or cat? Look no further! We've got toys, beds and travel accessories your pet will enjoy throughout the year. Keep reading to find engaging and helpful gift ideas for cats and dogs of all ages and sizes.
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  • Parakeets can communicate with us in lots of ways, and shaking is a common behavior. Here's what you need to know.
    March 29, 2023

    5 Reasons Why Your Parakeet is Shaking

    Parakeets can communicate with us in lots of ways, and shaking or trembling is a common behavior. Narrowing down the cause of the shaking allows you to take steps to alleviate any issues and can help ensure your bird is happy and healthy for years to come! Read our latest blog to learn more.
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  • Products and tips to keep wild birds warm and healthy during the winter months.
    January 6, 2023

    How to keep wild birds warm in the winter

    Are you interested in keeping wild birds warm and healthy during the winter? Look no further! Keep reading to discover the valuable K&H Pet tips and products for the diverse bird species visiting your home this winter.
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  • Can parakeets die from cold?
    December 27, 2019

    Can parakeets die from cold?

    Parakeets' exotic nature and vivid colors make them alluring pets. But as they've migrated away from their native tropical and subtropical environments, it's left them vulnerable to the elements of colder climates. So when the temperature drops below even 60 degrees it's a major adjustment for these delicate petite-sized creatures whose feathered exterior doesn't retain heat like the fur coat of a dog.

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Small Animals