Fit & Frisky

Pancho Explains: Grooming Isn't Just for Looks

Pancho Explains: Grooming Isn't Just for Looks


Pancho here. I'm here to put to rest some misperceptions about grooming. I'm a dog's dog, you know. I like to get down and wrestle in a nice patch of dirt like any other dog, but that doesn't mean I don't take my grooming seriously. It's not just about looking sharp for me. It's about health. (And looking sharp. You

Should Your Dog Be Vegetarian?

Should Your Dog Be Vegetarian?


What's good for you is good for your dog. It sounds like solid logic, but it has some major swiss cheese-sized holes, especially when it comes to diet. Like me, you want the best for your furry pal. (After all, who else has seen you at your 3 a.m. worst and still wanted to lick your tear-and-snot-streaked face?) So

5 Workouts to Do With Your Dog

5 Workouts to Do With Your Dog


Statistics suggest that working out with a buddy increases your chances of sticking to an exercise regime, but nobody ever said that buddy couldn't have four legs and a furry demeanor. Working out with your dog is a great way for both of you to burn some calories while bonding, and--BONUS--he won't cancel on you last minute because of a

Tipping the Scales? 10 Tips to Fight Pet Obesity

Tipping the Scales? 10 Tips to Fight Pet Obesity


Cover your pet’s ears for a minute--we need to talk about his weight. You’ve been trying to pretend that you don’t see it, but the pounds have been packing on and now he’s two bacon strips away from looking like the dog who ate your dog. It’s time to finally get serious about slimming down,

How to Properly Vet a Vet

How to Properly Vet a Vet

Finding the right vet for your pet is one of those adult tasks that measures right up there with scheduling regular dentist appointments and cross-comparing auto insurance quotes. Not exactly free margaritas on the Appeal Scale. Maybe you’ve been putting the task off because you’re not quite sure how to go about it? If that’