Surprising Foods That Can Improve Your Dog’s Breath

dog breath

If you’ve ever found yourself wincing when your dog yawns or pants in your general direction, you are definitely not alone. Halitosis in dogs is so common that the term “dog breath” has become an idiom for stinky, off-putting breath. But before you buy a gas mask and resign yourself to your fate, take a few moments to learn about some possible causes of—and potential solutions for—your dog’s awful breath. Continue reading “Surprising Foods That Can Improve Your Dog’s Breath”

Do You Know Which Plants are Poisonous to Pets?

poisonous plants for pets

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.

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Are You Storing your Pet Food Safely?

pet food safe storage

How concerned are you with pet food storage techniques? Do you have a designated container or spot in your house where all of the pet supplies “live”? Or do you just stick the bag anywhere it will fit and not really fuss with it? Generally speaking, pet owners don’t put nearly as much thought into how they store their critter food as they do what kind they buy or how much they’re feeding. The good news is that food storage is usually pretty straight-forward; the bad news is that there are some things to keep in mind to ensure that you’re doing it safely. Continue reading “Are You Storing your Pet Food Safely?”