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A nutritional approach to your pet’s skin problems

Following these 7 nutritional guidelines can significantly reduce your dog or cat’s skin problems. Switching a dog or cat with skin problems to a fresh...

Turkey Truffettes

Looking or a way to involve your dog in this year's Thanksgiving festivities? He'll love these delicious Turkey Truffettes!  When making Turkey Truffettes – and...

6 holiday spices and herbs for your dog

When you think of the holidays, I bet you envision family, a warm fire, good food, and your favorite holiday flavor or spice. Maybe...

Reading and understanding pet food labels

Make healthier and more informed pet food choices for your dog or cat by learning how to read and interpret pet food labels.  Trying to...

Redbarn Pet Products

This all-natural pet food company helps people make quality nutritional decisions for their dogs and cats. Canadian-born Jeff Baikie and Howard Bloxam became friends...

Pet Fooled: an inside look at the must-see documentary

The popular and highly acclaimed documentary Pet Fooled was released on Netflix earlier this year. The film has created a lot of buzz among...

8 human foods that make good dog treats

We all love to treat our dogs, but it’s important to make sure we’re giving them something that’s healthy and low-cal as well as...

Noni – a tropical fruit that’s good for dogs and cats

Noni has great potential for the treatment and possible prevention of many diseases in pets. Noni fruit is nothing short of amazing. It’s been in...

Mint – an herb you can share with your dog

It doesn’t just flavor food or freshen breath – mint offers a range of nutritional and health benefits that can boost your dog’s wellness.  Mint...

Hip hemp products for dogs

Hemp is a durable, eco-friendly fiber that has woven its way into a range of natural and sustainable products for dogs. One of the most...

Is your dog or cat getting the right amount of calcium?

Homemade diets are popular with a lot of pet owners. But when you’re developing your dog or cat’s menu, you need to ensure he’s...

Hugs & kisses woofles recipe

The most important ingredient in this recipe is love! Ingredients 4 cups whole grain flour (e.g. oat, spelt or a combination) ½ cup oatmeal 1...

Understanding Addison’s disease in dogs

Autoimmune conditions like Addison's disease are becoming more common, but awareness, proper healthcare and regular checkups can help protect your pooch. Your pet's immune system...

Top pet food ingredients to avoid

From by-products to soy to rendered fats – here are some ingredients to steer clear of when buying pet food for your dog or...

Top 6 superfruits for your dog

From acai berries to wolfberries, these healing superfruits offer as many health benefits to your dog as they do to you. Superfruits are so densely...

Is garlic safe for dogs?

The answer is yes! Find out why garlic has received such a bad rap, and how it can actually benefit your pet’s health. Garlic has...

Unwanted behaviors and nutrition

Find out how certain dietary nutrients and calming supplements may curb aggression, anxiety and other unwanted behaviors in dogs. Did you know that nutrition plays...

Sprouts – they’re good for dogs and cats too!

Sprouts are mini-powerhouses of nutrition, and they’re just as good for your dog or cat as they are for you. Instead of whole grains...

The power of pumpkin for dogs

Share the health benefits of pumpkin with your four-legged friend. Spicy pumpkin pies and jack o’lanterns…this time of year, these are the images pumpkins conjure up....

The real problem with wheat

People and animals have been eating wheat for thousands of years, so why has it started causing health issues in so many? The answer may...

Seeds you can share with your dog

From chia to hemp to sesame seeds — they're packed with goodness. Give these healthy recipes a try! Seeds may seem small and nondescript, but...

Chia seeds for pets

Chia seeds are a superfood that can be shared with your dogs!  Chia seeds are from the flowering plant Salvia hispanica native to Mexico and...

Sui Choi for dogs

Sui Choi, or Napa cabbage, is originally from East Asia but is now cultivated in the US and Canada. Low in calories but abundant...

Rosemary for dogs

Learn all the benefits rosemary has to offer to your animal companion. Native to Asia and the Mediterranean, rosemary gets its name from the Latin...

Kale for dogs

Touted as a concentrated form of many nutrients, kale boasts leafy green leaves and stems that are great for your dog's health! “Any vegetable that...

Feeding his nervous system

Many things can affect your dog’s nervous system. Good nutrition helps ensure it continues to do its job properly. When you think about your dog’s...

The importance of fiber in your dog’s diet

You know it’s important to have fiber in your own diet, but did you know it’s also essential for dogs and cats? When you think...

Raw diets for dogs and cats

You have so many choices when it comes to feeding your dog or cat a natural, healthy diet. Raw food is an increasingly popular...

Are sprouts good for your dog?

Sprouts are good things that come in small packages! Certain seeds, grains and lentils explode with nutrition when they germinate.  Did you know that those...

Supplements for skin problems in dogs and cats

Nutracueticals and good nutrition help ease the inflammation caused by skin problems in animals.  For a lot of dogs and cats, summer means an increase...

Keep his immune system healthy

Many illnesses can be avoided or alleviated by balancing your dog or cat's immune system. Nutrition plays a big part in boosting his defences...

Helping your senior pet age comfortably

Here are seven steps to help your senior pet age gracefully and comfortably. Is your companion slowing down? Are his senses not as sharp as...