The Importance of Greens
All vegetables have their own unique strengths, but green, leafy vegetables are emerging as the superstars of the vegetable kingdom, and broccoli has extreme health benefits! Before you read any further here is my full disclosure: I hate eating vegetables. Not a fan. Huh uh! My mother tried everything to get me to eat them.Read More
Canine Fitness Month
Ah, spring is in the air, and at this time of year many of us begin, return to, or intensify our fitness routines. As we evaluate our own physical shape after a long, often lazy winter, we should check our pets to see if they, too, need a little fitness boost. Glancing down at yourRead More
Should Senior Citizens Have Pets?
As an official senior citizen, I must declare my bias: I live with three beautiful dogs and am an active hobby breeder, so yes, I believe seniors and loving pets are a great match: in general. But none of us live an “in general” life. We all live our own particular lives, and some ofRead More
Which Protein should you feed your pet?
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Fun with Fido & Felix
These days when we think of playing games we usually think of phone apps, video games, and other online options; and while our devices are engaging and convenient, these ways of playing are not how our pets view playtime. Dogs and cats are physical creatures that inhabit their bodies in carefree ways, most of theRead More
Diarrhea in Cats and Dogs
Diarrhea in your pet is no one’s favorite topic, but it is very important and something that needs to be discussed. When to Go to the Vet The causes of simple diarrhea in cats and dogs are quite similar: change in diet, stress, or ingesting a foreign object. These are usually easily treatable andRead More
National Lamb Month!
Dogs and cats are carnivores and as such thrive on protein-rich diets. The cleanest lamb products in the world today come from New Zealand farms where Northwest Naturals sources most of our lamb products. We also use a small percentage of US lamb from long-standing, reputable farms in our area. If you haven’t incorporated lambRead More
Your Dog’s Friendly Space
One of the most controversial pieces of dog equipment is the humble crate. Some people love them and some people hate them. These metal, plastic, or material structures often arouse strong feelings in dog owners’ minds. Personal disclosure, I use dog crates and highly recommend them to my puppy buyers. It has been eye-opening toRead More
20 Tips & General Advice to Avoid a Dog Attack
Dog bites are not only painful, but can be deadly for humans, can cause rifts in relationships, and may result in the death of a dog. They are the nightmare scenario of all dog owners and may be avoided by using these general tips and sensible precautions. Do not venture onto private property unless specificallyRead More
Improve Your Pets Dental Health!
February is Pet Dental Month and for the past two years, I have been making healthy, natural suggestions to help keep your pet’s teeth clean and avoid dental problems. There are so many great reasons to be proactive about our pet’s teeth. Knowing that dental problems can adversely affect overall body health is probably theRead More