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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!

Dogs

  • Products and tips for bringing home a new puppy that also fits your home's style and design.
    January 26, 2023

    How to puppy-proof your house without sacrificing style

    Are you looking for ways to maintain your home's sense of style as you bring home a new puppy? K&H Pet offers products that will provide for your puppy's needs and still fit your home's aesthetic. You don't have to sacrifice trendsetting design to accommodate the new dog in your life.
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  • While it's safe for some dogs to sleep under the covers, others need a comfier alternative.
    January 12, 2023

    Is it safe for my dog to sleep under the covers?

    Letting your dog snuggle by your side at night is comforting, but is it safe? Should you let your dog sleep under the covers, or should you try to keep your pup away? The answer depends on a number of factors. This guide will walk you through what to do, along with some comfy alternatives.
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Cats

  • Cats sleep on our beds at night for love, warmth and security.
    February 3, 2023

    Why does my cat sleep on my bed?

    Sometimes there's nothing more comforting than your warm cat snuggling up next to you at night. But why do cats sleep on our beds? And is it a good idea? Here's a look at what motivates your kitty's sleeping choices and some cozy alternatives to keep your cat just as happy.
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  • These steps will help you convince your skittish outdoor cats to take shelter in your warm cat house.
    January 6, 2023

    How to get a feral cat to use a cat house

    You only want the best for the feral cats near you, including keeping them warm when the winter weather gets extra cold. But how can you tempt a skittish outdoor cat into your cozy shelter? We'll walk you through steps to help make sure your outdoor kitties are toasty and snug.
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  • By planning in advance and giving your kitty a safe space to retreat to, you can help keep your cat calm on Halloween.
    October 17, 2022

    13 Top Tips for Keeping Your Cat Calm During Halloween

    While you may love ghosts and goblins this time of year, all that scary stuff isn't fun for your cat. So how can you keep your precious, purrfect feline happy during the Halloween season? These tips will help your cat stay calm and even help the two of you grow a closer bond.
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Farm

  • Caring for ducks in winter doesn't have to be complicated, but it is important to take the right steps when temps get cold.
    January 6, 2023

    What temperature is too cold for ducks?

    When cold weather occurs (brr!), we know just what to do: stay inside with hot chocolate and blankets. But what about our ducks? What's the best way to help them stay warm? What temperature is too cold for ducks? We answer all these questions and more in this new blog post.
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  • Avoid frozen stock tanks and garden ponds with these tips and tricks. Here's how to winterize your pond or stock tank.
    October 17, 2022

    How to Prep Your Pond and Stock Tank for Cooler Weather

    Dealing with a frozen garden pond or stock tank? Try these helpful tips and ideas for keeping ponds and stock tanks ice-free all winter long. Winterizing your pond or stock tank doesn't have to be hard, and you'll enjoy the benefits of your efforts as the temps keep dipping.
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  • Understanding the life cycle of chickens is important to keep them happy and healthy through all stages of a chicken's life.
    March 29, 2022

    What is the Life Cycle of a Chicken?

    Living creatures grow and change throughout their lives. While some animal life cycles are more dramatic than others (looking at you, frogs and butterflies!), chickens undergo some major changes over time. If you're a new chicken keeper, it's important to...

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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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Birds

  • 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