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Keep Pets' Health Top-of-Mind This Back-To-School Season


(Family Features) With kids back in school, many families experience a dramatic shift in their daily routines, and, for some pets, this sudden change in routine can impact their overall well-being. A survey1 by the IAMS™ brand found 73% of pet parents see at least one form of unfavorable behavior in their pets when their kids go back to school. To help make sure school-year routine changes don’t derail pets’ overall health and wellness, consider these tips from Dr. Laura Robinson, DVM, and learn more at

1The IAMS brand partnered with Atomik Research to conduct an online survey among a sample of n=1,004 parents who have cats and/or dogs in their household, as well as children between the ages of 5 and 18 in school. The survey was conducted between July 21-July 25, 2023.