Most of us know at least one person with diabetes. It’s an endocrine disease on the rise in humans, and fatal if left untreated. But did you realize it’s also prevalent among the animal kingdom? Continue reading “November is Pet Diabetes Month”
Even domesticated animals are still carnivores at heart. That means when the bird starts roasting this Thanksgiving, they’re likely to be in the kitchen begging for a sample. But is it a good idea? Continue reading “Is Turkey Safe for Cats and Dogs?”
Dangle a piece of raw meat in front of Fido and he’s likely to devour without question. You may even see a wilder more carnal side emerge.
But as we humans know, just because something tastes good doesn’t necessarily mean it’s nutritionally sound. In fact, variety is the best way to achieve a broad spectrum of nutrients. So what do the critics and proponents say about putting your dog on a raw food diet? Is raw feeding dangerous for dogs or is it a potential health mecca? Continue reading “Pros and Cons of Putting your Dog on a Raw Food Diet”
Tacos have all but eclipsed the sandwich as America’s favorite food. Though we’re sure your dog would gladly indulge in either, when properly prepared, the former can actually provide some great nutritional benefits. Continue reading “Dog Friendly Taco Recipes in Honor of National Taco Day”
Has your dog taken more than four annual trips around the sun? If so, there’s an 85% chance they’ll soon be visited by the tooth (issue) fairy. That’s because the overwhelming majority of pups end up developing periodontal disease at some point in their lifetime. Continue reading “Early Warning Signs of Dog Tooth Issues”
Look carefully and you may see signs of time marching across your pup’s face– a greying snout, a slight cloudiness in the eyes, the occasional bout of tooth loss. Cluing in to these small mortality reminders could trigger you to spring into action and begin a robust vitamin regimen. Continue reading “Best Supplements for Senior Dogs”
Soup is the ultimate comfort food. Whether recovering from a medical procedure or nursing a virus, it’s like a liquid hug for the system. But many pet parents don’t realize it can be just as beneficial for their fur babies, too! Continue reading “Bone Broth: Safe for Dogs?”
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?”
Ask yourself if you’ve ever been in this situation before.
You’re just about to drift off to sleep when suddenly you feel a familiar tickle in the back of your throat. Your stomach sinks knowing that when you wake up in the morning, your tonsils will be inflamed and your head will feel foggy. Continue reading “Staying Healthy During Winter– Can You Get Your Dog Sick?”
We’ve all given in to puppy dog eyes now and again. A nibble here, a crumb there. Though it may seem perfectly harmless to feed those hungry eyes once in a while, doing so can quickly lead to a bad habit with serious consequences. Continue reading “Give your Dog A New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution”