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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Natural Health

Dietary sugars, microbial acids and dental/gut disease – a deeper dive.

A look at how dietary sugars can negatively effect the dental and gut health of your pets. Since as early as 1912, research has shown...

Positive Training

How to enhance your dog’s learning ability

Improving your dog’s well-being through things like bodywork, diet, and quality time enhances her learning ability – and her quality of life! Do you have...

Does your dog bark too much?

Dogs bark for many reasons, but if your own pooch is too “talkative”, it’s important to discover why, and find positive ways to curb...

Natural Nutrition

Decoding pet food marketing jargon

A look at some common marketing terms used on pet food labels and what they mean! Along with attractive graphics, pet food labels usually employ...

Active Lifestyle

8 ways to socialize your new dog — when you have...

Socialization is an important part of a dog’s development. But how can you introduce him to the world when we can’t freely interact with...

How technology is improving your pet’s life

From pet cams to automated toys, here’s a look at some of the technological tools and devices that enhance the health and happiness of...

Doug to the Rescue

This new docuseries follows animal lover and drone pilot, Doug Thron, as he rescues animals from natural disasters around the world.  Nothing is easy...

How sustainable is your dog or cat’s lifestyle?

Your four-legged friend’s carbon “pawprint” is probably larger than you think! Here are 8 ways to make his lifestyle more sustainable. Sustainability is a hot...

Animal Wellness Blog

A healthy cat is a hydrated cat

A healthy cat is a hydrated cat

Keeping your pet adequately hydrated – and communicating his water intake to your vet – can help keep her in good health! As any cat parent will attest, felines can be tricky to monitor, since their health problems are often challenging to detect and diagnose. With this in mind, it...
Is metronidazole the best choice for your dog?

Is metronidazole the best choice for your dog?

Has your dog has been prescribed metronidazole? Here's why it might not be the best course of treatment. Veterinarians often prescribe the antibiotic metronidazole (Flagyl) to treat the many causes of acute diarrhea, but a growing body of research suggests that it is much less effective for some gastrointestinal conditions...
Tips for traveling with pets over the holidays

Tips for traveling with pets over the holidays

Planning to travel with your dog or cat this holiday season? These tips from a former airline attendant will help make the journey as smooth as possible! Pets are family. I have been blessed with five dogs over the span of thirty-three years and each one of them has...
6 things to consider before gifting a dog for Christmas

6 things to consider before gifting a dog for Christmas

Are you thinking about buying yourself or someone else a dog for Christmas? Consider these things first! Adding a puppy to your family is not a decision that should come lightly or without much consideration. While it’s a heart-warming sentiment to wrap a puppy in a bow under the Christmas...
How “extra” are pet parents during the holidays?

How “extra” are pet parents during the holidays?

A recent survey reveals that pet parents are even more obsessed with their furry family members around the holidays than they are the rest of the year. Do you spoil your pet over the holidays? You’re not alone! A national survey of over 1000 pet parents was conducted by...