Healthy at Home: A Guide for Pet Parents

By: Chewy EditorialUpdated:

Summer with pets

Healthy at Home: A Guide for Pet Parents

As spring turns to summer and we begin to venture outside once again, we’ve got fresh tips and tricks for safely making the most of the season (gardening! cooking! decorating! day trips!). And, as always, seasonal expert advice for how to keep your pets well and healthy as we continue to be impacted by coronavirus–all good things to know now and later.

While there's no research to support human-to-animal spread of COVID-19 at this time, we're also continuing to keep you up to date with the best advice from our own vets. Please check back as this page is updated weekly.

From health to home, we've organized our guide to make things easy.

Be Home

Since we’re spending so much time at home, there’s never been a better time to make your digs cozy and comfy, clean and organized, and of course, pet perfect. Here’s where to start.
Pet-friendly summer linens
getting a good night’s sleep during the height of summer can be as simple as making the switch to summer bedding—no sky-high AC bill required. Read More

Be Inspired

The snuggle is real. Find joy, happiness, and inspiration by using whatever time you have at home to best connect with your pets.
Shelter pets story
While most kids are watching cartoons, 11-year-old Halley Vincent has done more for animals in the past two years than most people do throughout their whole lives. Read More

Be Well

Keeping to your regular regimen of a high-quality diet, regular exercise, flea and tick control, and routine grooming is key to keeping your pets feeling (and looking) their best.
Best dog food
If you are in the market for a new dog food, here’s the 4-1-1 on popular dog food types and some tips on how to choose the best dog food for your pooch. Read More

Be Smart

How to do life just a bit better, faster, smarter… and have more fun.
Pet slang

Does your pupper mlem, or are they more likely to blep? Is there any sight more adorable than an absolute unit doing a sploot? Wait—do you have any idea what we’re talking about? Read More

Chewy Eats

Treat your pet to homemade goods from the heart. These clever and delicious recipes are fast and easy to whip up with ingredients you probably have in the pantry.
DIY cat treat

This DIY cat treat recipe requires only 10 minutes of prep time and uses just four ingredients (which you probably already have, so no extra trip to the grocery store necessary). Read More


By: Chewy EditorialUpdated: