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What’s in a Dog Treat: Infographic


Of course you can’t refuse those cute eyes peering up to you near the cookie jar. Who could? But before you reach for your traditional “dog treat”, you should know that it may not be the best for your best four-legged friend. Did you know that some commercial dog treats have more than 100 calories per serving? That could be ... Read More »

Top Ten Most Frequently Reported Poison Dangers for Dogs in 2013


Keeping your four-legged friends safe is a top priority. You should always be aware of the dangers to your dogs and keep them out of harms way. Keep numbers handy for your vet and emergency vet to call at the first sign of trauma. You can call the Pet Poison Helpline at 800-213-6680 or peruse their website  for helpful information. Make ... Read More »

Juicing For You and Your Dogs


The juicing craze has been sweeping the nation lately and it’s easy to see why. In our frenzied world filled with processed foods and fast food drive-through eateries, healthy living seems to take a back seat. Most of us can count on one hand the days in the last month that we have actually consumed the recommended 6 – 8 ... Read More »

The Benefits of Coconut Oil


        Coconut oil is rapidly growing in popularity. No longer found in health food stores only, large grocery store chains have begun to carry multiple brands in response to the increased demand. People have discovered the health benefits from cooking with it, baking with it and even using coconut oil as a hair conditioner. Now even our ... Read More »

The Benefits of Massage


There are numerous benefits to massage for us humans, and those benefits also exist for our canine companions. Massaging helps to open blood vessels and improve blood circulation, maintaining your pet’s well-being and expediting recover. Techniques can be used to reduce stress on a nervous dog or one that is anxious at times, and spending time touching your companion helps to ... Read More »

Raw Veggie Snacks for your Dog


Here are some healthy and popular raw veggies for your dogs. Raw vegetable snacks make incredible treat substitutions that retain the crunch that dogs love, while not being packed with extra calories. Remember to thoroughly wash and rinse all fruits and vegetables that you give your dogs, even organically grown. Some produce may have been dyed, waxed or irradiated. To ... Read More »

Safe Household Medications


We treat our dogs as members of family. We prepare their meals alongside ours, and we incorporate their exercise into our own routine. It makes sense that we would consider using human medications from our medicine cabinet for a sick pup. Check with your veterinarian for dosages and safety before administering any medication, but these human medications can be used ... Read More »

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