About Sandy Robins

Sandy Robins is an award-winning multimedia pet lifestyle expert, author and pet writer. Her work is featured in a variety of magazines and on numerous websites. She is the recipient of the Excellence in Journalism and Contribution to the Pet Industry Award and named by Pet Age magazine as one of the most influential women in the pet industry. She is mom to two cats, Ziggy and Tory, and auntie to every dog in her neighborhood.

Breakthrough: New Cat Food Changes How People Manage Cat Allergies

Breakthrough: New Cat Food Changes How People Manage Cat Allergies

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Approximately one in five adults worldwide suffer from cat allergies. They must limit their interactions with felines, take anti-allergy medications, and in worst-case scenarios, relinquish beloved cats. A breakthrough cat food called Pro Plan LiveClear, now available on pet food shelves nationwide, may transform how people manage their cat allergies, allowing them to keep their […]

Senior Pet Nutrition: What to Know

Senior Pet Nutrition: What to Know

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A nutritionally balanced diet is one of the keys to good health and longevity for our pets. A good diet is important at every stage of life, including the senior years. Issues plaguing aging senior pets mirror the same issues that plague humans: both physically and mentally, things just don’t work like they used to! […]

What Can DNA Kits Reveal About Your Dog?

What Can DNA Kits Reveal About Your Dog?

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Canine DNA tests can be a fun and interesting tool for learning more about your favorite pooch but they’re not useful for making medical diagnoses or decisions about treatment. Here’s what to know about them. Ancestry DNA kits have become a popular way for people to fill gaps in their ancestral background and possibly learn […]

Are You the Cause of Your Pet’s Stress?

Are You the Cause of Your Pet’s Stress?

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It’s not only people who suffer from stress; our pets most certainly do, too. The question is, could you unknowingly be the cause of some of your pet’s anxiety? Everyday noises and events that humans take for granted, for instance, can cause pets to be fearful and anxious. And because pets, like people, react differently […]

What’s in Your Cat’s DNA? Tests Are Fun but not Definitive

What’s in Your Cat’s DNA? Tests Are Fun but not Definitive

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Cats are enigmatic and mysterious, but DNA testing kits are helping us to learn more about them. Here’s what you can find out about your fine feline, from ancestry to health. Interestingly, no DNA kits can precisely identify a cat’s genetic makeup in the same way the dog DNA tests can. That’s because dog breeds […]