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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

  • Arthritis is more common in older dogs, and they'll need a lot of support to get around your home easier.
    February 2, 2024

    How to help a dog with arthritis at home

    Has your dog been diagnosed with arthritis? You can make quite a few small changes around your home that will make a big difference in your dog's quality of life and happiness. This guide will help you get started.
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  • Check out these tips, ideas and solutions to keep your dog's water from freezing.
    November 3, 2023

    How to Keep Your Dog's Water from Freezing

    Does your dog's water freeze during the winter months? If so, we've got some cool tips, ideas and solutions to keep your dog's water ready and available for drinking when your pup is outside. Check out this blog to help keep your dog's outdoor water bowl unfrozen all winter long.
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  • Keeping your dog safe and warm during winter fun is important. Here's how.
    October 27, 2023

    Do Dogs Like Snow?

    You dream of playing with your dog on a snowy afternoon. But do dogs like snow? And how can you make sure your dog stays safe and warm when playing in the cold? Check out our latest blog with tips and a few warm beds to keep your furry bestie cozy this winter season.
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Cats

  • Cats cry at night for many reasons. You can help your cat be more quiet at night with these tips.
    January 5, 2024

    Why does my cat cry at night?

    You'd sleep really well at night — if it wasn't for your cat deciding that 2 AM is the perfect time to sing the song of his people. Why do cats cry at night? Discover some of the more common reasons cats cry at night and how you can help your furry BFF chill so you can catch some Zzzs.
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  • Cats are highly intelligent and can get bored. Learn how to help your feline avoid boredom in this blog.
    January 3, 2024

    Is my cat bored?

    Your cat is super-smart. You know it. Your dog knows it, too. And an indoor cat can fall prey to the boredom blues when their home is so familiar. But don't despair — we have tips, toys and activities to help your feline buddy avoid "chronic boredom."
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  • Outdoor cats tend to find secluded or high locations for sleeping at night.
    December 6, 2023

    Where Do Cats Sleep Outside at Night?

    Outdoor cats, strays and community cats all need to sleep somewhere. Have you ever wondered where these cats sleep outside at night? Discover their usual haunts and ways you can make them more comfortable in our blog.
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Farm

  • Not all chickens will lay eggs in the winter.
    January 17, 2024

    Best Cold-Hardy Chicken Breeds

    You like the idea of fresh eggs year round. But not all chicken breeds lay eggs in the winter — it's just too cold. But there are some chicken breeds that are better layers than others in wintry weather. Check out these breeds, as well as tips and tools to help make their winter more pleasant.
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  • Chickens have natural insulation, but they will need your help to stay warm at night.
    December 1, 2023

    How to Keep Chickens Warm at Night

    Winter's coming, and your chickens have a cozy coop outside. But is it enough to help chickens stay warm on wintry nights? Is there anything you can do (besides knitting socks) to help keep them warm? Our latest blog will help you know what you can do to keep your chickens warm at night.
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  • Goats can handle pretty cold temperatures, but they need a little help when it gets closer to freezing.
    October 27, 2023

    What temperature is too cold for goats?

    How cold is too cold for your goats? While goats are very hardy, they'll need a little extra help from you when the temperature starts to drop. This guide will help you keep your goats cozy and toasty in the winter.
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All Pets

  • Heated bed options safe for pets are a better choice than your heating pad.
    September 21, 2023

    Are heating pads safe for cats and dogs?

    Does your dog love to steal your heating pad? Don't let him take it! Heating pads designed for humans aren't safe for your dog or cat. Instead, get your furry bestie a heated bed he can call his own. And you can rest knowing he won't risk injury.
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  • 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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Birds

  • Can I bring a bird on a plane?
    February 12, 2024

    Can I bring a bird on a plane?

    Birds love routine, so preparing your pet bird for airline travel is essential to keeping your bird happy and healthy. Here is a checklist of items to consider before booking your next flight.
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  • When you keep your birdbath from freezing, backyard birds will have a helpful, reliable water source all winter long.
    November 20, 2023

    How to Keep Your Birdbath from Freezing

    You keep your birdbath filled and cleaned in the summer. And the birds love having a water source they can count on. But what happens when you and the birds wake up to a chilly, sub-32°F morning and a ring of ice in the birdbath? Learn how to keep your birdbath from freezing in this new blog post.
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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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Small Animals