How can you make road trips easier for pets?

Don’t forget to think about your furry friend while planning for your next summer vacation. Driving in the car with your pet does not have to be a negative experience. You don’t necessarily have to leave them at home, at a pet hotel (unless they love it – of course) or with a pet sitter. Bring them along for the fun!

Here are a few quick tips to bringing your pet along for the ride:

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21st Century Animal HealthCare is Attending BlogPaws 2017!


Myrtle Beach – here we come! We are getting super excited for Blog Paws 2017. Will you be attending this year?

If you love learning about the most innovative and greatest pet products, interacting with the most charming pets you’ve ever met and being around amazing people that make a living writing about pets and pet products, then you MUST be at the 2017 BlogPaws conference in MYRTLE BEACH, SC, May 18 -20.

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Critter Chatter: Spring is Here (hopefully)

by L Phillips Brown, DVM – The Essential Pet Vet

Spring is finally coming, and it’s time to begin some serious cleaning of your house, yard and, most importantly, pets.

Pet bedding can be cleaned by hand or in the washer using a small amount of regular unscented laundry detergent, but no bleach. If the bed looks grungy or smells stinky, maybe it’s time to celebrate spring with a new one. Don’t forget to vacuum around your pet’s favorite sleeping area to remove hair and dirt buildup from the winter. It’s not a bad idea to wash pet bedding every other month.

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Make it a Calm Summer for your Dog or Cat


Summertime is finally here, but with all the hustle and bustle of school being out and other summertime situations, it might make your pet a bit uncomfortable. New noises, different schedules and traveling can cause angst among many furry friends. The good new is this: We have products exclusively available at PetSmart that will offer your pet calming support for uncomfortable situations. Read on for more information.

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Who is 21st Essential Pet?

21st Century AnimalHealthcare is a pet care business located in Tempe, Arizona that is dedicated to the health and well-being of pets all over the world. We strive to offer you only the best quality products at an exceptional value for your pet’s health and wellness needs. Essential Pet is one of 21st Century Animal HealthCare’s important brands.

See all of our animal healthcare brands here:

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