Should you ever doubt your pup’s love of cat food, just watch what they do around the litter box. Give them an inch and we’ll bet they go a mile searching for ‘treats’ your kitty has deposited in the sand. Even in its digested form, cat food is a delicacy that’s just too tempting to ignore. Continue reading “Can Dogs Get Sick from Eating Too Much Cat Food?”
May 30th is Memorial Day, which means that a lot of folks reading this probably already have plans to attend (or host) a party in the very near future. Before you drag your grill out of your garage or decide which stars-and-stripes shirt to wear to the company picnic, though, let’s take a moment to talk about safety; more specifically, safety for dogs.
Spring has sprung, and for many of us, that means rolling up our sleeves, putting on a sun hat, and doing some gardening! It can also mean bringing home new potted plants to live indoors, just to improve air quality and “brighten the place up.” Before you head out to exercise your green thumb, though, it would be wise to brush up on your knowledge of poisonous plants.
Evelyn Felderhoff began working for Muenster Milling Company in the early 1950’s. As Arthur’s wife, she did whatever she could to help the business grow. Since it was a small company, titles were irrelevant, and she simply wanted to help Arthur in any way she could.
Continue reading “Evelyn Felderhoff: In Loving Memory”
While Joe Felderhoff faced the unique challenge of founding and developing his own company in the 1930s, there were still many more challenges to be faced when a fatal car crash took him from both his business and his family. This put Joe’s wife Mary in a difficult position. She was now a single parent with the responsibility of keeping her family financially afloat while still being the hands-on parent she wanted to be for her four children. At the time, Arthur was her oldest child, and he was only 13 years old, so her children couldn’t help her run the business. So in order to keep the company alive, she decided to lease the business to another Muenster family for the next ten years.
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I spent my first 3 years of college as a student athletic trainer at the University of North Texas. What drew me to this path was a weird and obsessive love with the sport of football. I knew that I was too slow, too weak, and too unathletic to compete at the collegiate level in my favorite sport, or any sport for that matter. However, I enjoyed anatomy classes in high school and wanted to stay connected to the sport. What I learned there was an invaluable amount of information on the way the human body works; more importantly, the effect of nutrition on the body.
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Have you ever purchased fresh produce from the Farmers Market? There’s something about reaching out and picking up a basket of tomatoes or squash at a farmers market that can’t be imitated at the chain grocery store right down the street. Maybe it’s because the vegetables purchased at the Farmers Market were grown in the same type of soil your house is planted on. Maybe it’s because you know exactly who you’re supporting when you hand the farmer/gardener the $5.00 for a basket of peaches. Maybe, it just tastes better from the extra TLC it gets by not being mass produced on a plantation in Mexico.
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Continue reading “Dogs are Better Mood Lifters than Chocolate!”