7 Ingredients You NEVER Want to Find in Your Dog’s Food

Dog food ingredients to avoid

Think back to your last trip to your grocery store. Did you pick up an item, turn it around, and read the label? Now, think about your last trip to your pet store. Did you read that label? Are you able to identify the ingredients that are healthy and the ones that are not? It might surprise you how many popular kibble brands have dog food ingredients to avoid. Do you have your dog’s food label in front of you? … Read more

URGENT: 2 Major Dog Food Brands Issue Recall

NOTE: This article’s original publication date was August 15th, 2013. Proctor & Gamble has issued a press release regarding a voluntary recall they are performing on select Iams and Eukanuba dry dog & cat foods, due to a possibility of Salmonella contamination. Fortunately, according to P&G, there have not yet been any reports of illness due this contamination. Please review the list below to ensure that your dog’s food is not affected! If your food is on this list, please … Read more

The 7 Free Things You Get for Having a Dog

Think owning a dog is expensive? Think again! We just found this amazing infographic by Golden Meadows Retrievers that explains the 7 free (& priceless) things we get for owning a dog… or should I say “being owned by a dog!”

Don’t be THAT person: Follow these 6 rules for dog parks

Have you ever taken your dog to a dog park? Dog parks can be fun ways to provide your dog with exercise and social interaction. But before you head off to the dog park, here’s a quick brush-up on dog park etiquette. 1.  Familiarize Yourself with the Rules Every dog park has its own set of rules. Before you enter with your dog, take a minute to read them and be sure that you’re not inadvertently breaking a rule. 2. … Read more

90% of Dog Owners Don’t Do This. And It Causes HUGE Problems.

According to a study done by Hill’s, only 10% of dog owners brush their dog’s teeth. We all brush our own teeth multiple times a day to make sure that they stay healthy and cavity-free, but did you know that you should actually be doing the same for your pet? Dogs are at risk for dental disease much the same way that humans are. Dental work, such as cleanings and tooth extractions, can be done through your veterinarian’s office, but … Read more

What To Do in a Pet Emergency

Do you know what to do if your cat or dog is seriously injured? Hopefully you will never face such a situation, but let’s take a look at how you should prepare for an emergency in case one ever arises. Know Your Resources Familiarize yourself with your veterinarian’s hours of operations. Ask your vet where the nearest emergency pet clinic is, and find out their hours. Get the contact information for both your pet and the emergency clinic and keep … Read more

The Healthy (and Delicious) Treat All the Dogs Are Barking About This Summer

Summer is here and she certainly isn’t being bashful about making her presence known.  Warmer temperatures often mean time for cool, refreshing treats; not just for you, for your dog too.  Dogs enjoy a cool or frozen treat as much as you during the dog days for summer.  Have you ever had frozen coconut yogurt for both you and your dog?  No need to go to the tropics to enjoy this tropical delight, this frozen dog treat can be made … Read more