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The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Bernese Mountain Dogs Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Bernese Mountain Dogs treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Beagles Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Beagles treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Basset Hounds Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Basset Hounds treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Australian Shepherds Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Australian Shepherds treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat American Staffordshire Terriers Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our American Staffordshire Terriers treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for … Read more

Is Your Dog a Picky Eater? Try This Simple Hack.

Dogs are so incredibly varied in their personalities. While some scarf down any food scrap in sight, others have a more picky (or shall we say, “refined”) palate, and quickly tire of their everyday dog food. What can be done when your dog decides to stop eating their food, or is no longer excited about it? The Food Topper Craze and the Dangers of Many Food Toppers Food toppers have become incredibly popular in the pet food/treat industry in recent years, but the concept isn’t … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Akitas Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Akitas treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog treat … Read more

The Kinda Gross Thing Your Dog Absolutely Needs In Their Diet

Because we want the best for our dogs, we often project our own preferences on our furkids. This includes our preference for certain kinds and qualities of meat. We humans tend to associate organ meats with low quality. In other words, it’s the stuff that’s left over at the butcher that no one wants to buy. Dogs however, and their wolf ancestors, disagree completely. Without going into too much gruesome detail, when a wolf kills in the wild, they often go after … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Treat Dogs Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our pups treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog treat … Read more

8 Reasons Why Your Dog Should Try An Interactive Puzzle Toy

They say that idle paws are the naughty dog’s workshop – or something like that. Bored pups will always find a way to entertain themselves, which could spell disaster if they focus their attention on the wrong item. Aside from keeping mischievous dogs safely occupied, food-dispensing puzzle toys offer the added benefit of helping your pooch stay fit and healthy from the inside out. Here are eight great reasons to add one (or two) to your dog’s Christmas list. 1. … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Yorkies Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Yorkies treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog treat … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Chihuahuas Go Nuts For

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Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our Chihuahuas treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog treat … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat German Shepherds Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our German Shepherds treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog … Read more

The Trendy New Kind of Dog Treat Dachshunds Go Nuts For

Let’s be honest. Half the reason we give our dachshunds treats is the joy it gives us as owners. Am I right? 🙂 And after all, how could one resist such eyes… Let’s Be Honest. Most Dog Treats Are Junk Food for Dogs. Why is this? There are two main reasons: 1.  Just like humans, dogs like junk! Fat, salt, and sugar taste great and keep us coming back for more. 2. Grains, fat, and other fillers are cheaper for dog … Read more

4 Reason to Consider Switching to Freeze Dried Raw Treats

Why Are Freeze Dried Raw Treats Becoming So Popular? Raw freeze dried treats aren’t necessarily new (some brands like Stewarts Pro-Treat have been have been around for many years), but they’ve only recently begun gaining major traction among dog parents. About 6 months ago, we decided to look into why they are becoming so popular. Here’s 4 reasons we found: #1: The Freeze Drying Process Itself Preserves with No Chemicals First of all, lets define what exactly the freeze drying process is. … Read more

Why Are Freeze-Dried Raw Treats Becoming So Popular?

Ok admit it. The real reason we give our dogs treats is the dopamine rush we get ourselves. Am I right? There’s nothing quite like seeing my husky’s bright blue eyes light up, as she sits pretty and motionless, just waiting for her delectable morsel to be dispensed. So What’s The Big Deal with Freeze Dried, Raw Treats? First of all, lets define what exactly the freeze drying process is. When a food is freeze dried, first it’s flash frozen … Read more

3 Tips For Keeping Ants Away From Your Dog’s Food

When it comes to storing dog food there are several ways you can ensure freshness and longevity. However, short-term storing often brings about problems that we don’t expect… one of which is ants. If you’ve got a dog that leaves a little bit of kibble here and there or one that’s got a full bowl to visit as needed, you have probably had an ant problem at one time or another. Ants will take over a food bowl very quickly … Read more

This Serious Dachshund Health Problem May Improve With A Simple Diet Change

Like every breed, Dachshunds are genetically predisposed to a handful of medical conditions. One of those is Urolithiasis or Urinary Calculi, commonly referred to as Bladder Stones. Stones can form anywhere throughout the urinary tract, but more than 85% appear in the bladder. Although stones can be quite serious, there is evidence that dietary management can help your Doxie avoid surgery. Bladder stones are formed by minerals in the urine that create microscopic crystals. Over time those crystals may join … Read more

11 Ways You May Be Unintentionally Shortening Your Dog’s Life

Having a dog is a big responsibility. They depend on you to make the best decisions for them on everything from what they eat to how their hair is cut. Although every loving dog parent has the best intentions at heart, certain choices that seem simple and harmless may actually result in fewer years with your furry friend.   1. Skipping Annual Vet Visits Some people feel that it’s a waste of time and money to take their dogs to the … Read more

How To Choose The Best Dog Bowl For Your Pooch

When it comes to feeding your dog, the bowl you choose is almost as important as what you put inside it. Depending on the materials utilized in manufacturing and the eating style of the dog, the right bowls can ensure safer meal times and a healthier pup. First on the list in choosing the right bowl is material. Plastic bowls are soft and easily scratched during cleaning and repeat use. This allows harmful bacteria to build up over time. Even … Read more

9 Signs You’re Feeding Your Dog The Wrong Food

Signs You're Feeding Your Dog the Wrong Food

You have a lot of choices when it comes to what you feed your dog. So, how do you know if you are feeding them the right food? Serving food that isn’t right for your dog’s age, breed, and lifestyle could result in some health concerns that need to be addressed. If you need any of the following signs, you may want to try switching up your dog’s diet. However, you should always visit your vet first to ensure that … Read more

DIY Delicious & Nutritious Frozen Yogurt Pupsicles

Icy treats are perfect to keep on hand for anytime you want to spoil your dog, but they are particularly nice during warm weather. Not sure how to make ones that are dog-friendly? Not to worry, these easy-to-make pupsicles by Chef Gus of Rover.com are perfectly simple and are sure to have your dog drooling. Made with just a few ingredients, they don’t take long to whip up. Here’s the recipe: Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped strawberries 1/2 cup whole blueberries … Read more

Delicious Puppy Pot Pie DIY Recipe!

Want to get creative with your dog’s lunch, dinner or snacks? We have the most amazing recipe for you today! It is a super simple DIY Puppy Pot Pie. By combining a healthy dog-friendly dough, your pup’s favorite wet food, and some shredded carrots and love, you’ll be whipping up a wonderful tasty treat for your furry buddy! Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Chicken Broth 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil 2 Eggs 2 Cups Flour 1 Cup Oats Wet Dog Food Of Choice … Read more

This Company Will Recycle Your Pet Food Bags

Our dogs eat a lot of food, which means a lot of empty bags. Ever wondered about the impact those bags have on our landfills? A company called TerraCycle is helping pet parents and their dogs be green by giving them a simple way to recycle and upcycle their dog food bags. Recycling Your Bags When you enroll in the FREE recycling programs, you download and print a free shipping label online through your TerraCycle account. Then you simply collect your … Read more

BREAKING NEWS RECALL – Blue Buffalo Recalls Dry Dog Food Due To Potential Mold

Petsmart Inc. announced that Blue Buffalo has issued a voluntary recall of some of its dry dog food due to high moisture levels. This could result in potential mold growth in the food, according to the company. To date, Blue Buffalo has not received any reports of dogs becoming ill due to the issue, but the recall was issued as a precaution. Affected Product The recall was issued on May 27th, 2016 for the following products: Life Protection Formula Fish … Read more

Take A Peek At Seattle’s First Dog Food Truck!

We’ve all probably dined at a food truck at some point. Oh, the joy of fine dining on four wheels! But Seattle dog lovers can also share the culinary joy of food on the go with their dogs thanks to Ben and Dawn Ford. They rolled out The Seattle Barkery, Seattle’s first ever food truck for dogs! “We had zero experience in the food truck world other than being hungry customers,” Ben told iHeartDogs. “My wife, Dawn cooked up this idea years ago and when … Read more

Breaking News – FDA Provides Update on Jerky Pet Treat Investigation

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration updated its ongoing investigation into pet illnesses and deaths in animals that ate jerky pet treats. This update includes the latest information about complaints of illnesses, test findings, and measures taken by the agency to identify the cause of the illnesses and deaths. Reported cases have been on the decline in recent years. Since the FDA’s last update in September 2014 and through the end of 2015, there have been 200 reports received. … Read more

BREAKING NEWS – FDA Issues Warning Letter To Raw Pet Food Company

In an effort to ensure your pets are safe, we are reporting that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to Lystn LLC (DBA Answers Pet Food), a raw pet food company, after their dog food tested positive for Salmonella. The letter, dated March 17, 2016 states: On October 5, 2015, FDA tested samples of your Detailed Answers Chicken Formula dog food. These products were contract manufactured by (b)(4). FDA analysis revealed the products to be contaminated withSalmonella. Specifically, sample … Read more

10 Things Your Dog Really Wants You To Know

Do you ever wish your dog could talk? Your dog becomes such an ingrained part of every aspect of your life, it can be easy to forget they’re not really people sometimes. Most pet parents talk to their dogs as if they understand everything we say, after all, that’s how we learn, so it must be how dogs learn, right? Plus, your dog  just gives you that loving, understanding look that makes you swear he really does comprehend most of … Read more

3 Common Mistakes Of Well-Meaning Pup Parents

If only I’d known then what I know now, my Truman might still be here today. Like most pet parents, I thought I was being a good dog mom. But what I didn’t know eventually killed my beloved Great Dane, Truman. I didn’t hurt him on purpose, but what I knew then about caring for a dog wasn’t enough to protect and prolong his life. Looking back now, I can only accept what happened and know I gave him all … Read more

Book Review: CHOW Simple Ways to Share The Foods You Love With The Dogs You Love

When Rick Woodford received the news from his vet that his best friend, Jackson, was diagnosed with lymphoma, he wasn’t too surprised. He had noticed Jackson’s health had been going downhill quickly. He refused to eat and had no energy. The vet gave him less than a year to live. Determined to help his friend enjoy what was probably his last days, Woodford “lured him back to the bowl with a mixture of food that I just threw together—mostly turkey … Read more