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Category Archives: Blog

Homemade Dog Food – Why It May Be Time To Switch To Freeze Dried

There are a lot of pet owners out there who not only opt to feed a raw diet, but who prefer to prepare it themselves. While the reasoning is understandable, pre-prepared freeze dried raw diets are expensive, while homemade lets … Continue reading

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K9 Veterans Day: What it Takes to Be a K9

March 13 is National K9 Veterans Day K9 Veterans Day commemorates the day in 1942 that the US Army K9 Corps was formed. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, it seemed everyone got called to duty. Many, to … Continue reading

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National Cat Health Month: 6 Signs It’s Time to See the Vet

February is Cat Health Month, a simple reminder that cats can’t take care of themselves (regardless of how independent they may seem.) While felines may go to the vet less often than their canine counterparts, it doesn’t make cat health … Continue reading

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Why is Chocolate Bad for Dogs?

Why is chocolate bad for dogs? Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means chocolate will be in abundance. A delicious treat for us, but why is chocolate bad for dogs?  Most people know that certain foods (like chocolate) … Continue reading

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New Year, New Food? 5 Reasons to Consider Freeze Dried Dog Food

5 Reasons to Consider Freeze Dried Dog Food Whew! It’s the New Year. The holidays are behind us and we can get back on track with our regular diet and exercise. Are you considering a clean, healthy diet to improve … Continue reading

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5 Tips for training a puppy

  I Got puppy for Christmas!  Wait, now what do I do? If you’re one of the thousands of people who received a puppy for Christmas then you’re keenly aware that, while adorable, training a puppy  is no easy task. … Continue reading

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Preventing Holiday Weight Gain In Pets

Preventing holiday weight gain in pets: Oh, the holidays – Once they roll around we are inundated with sweets, treats, and goodies galore.  Top that off with the big meals that we’ve convinced ourselves are calorie free! A little holiday … Continue reading

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Dog Sweaters: Isn’t their coat enough?

  We get lots of letters in our in box and every so often, we like to share.  With the cold weather upon us, we thought this question regarding dog sweaters was perfect.  Of course, we took a little liberty … Continue reading

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From Brrr to Bored: 5 Cold Weather Activities For Dogs

5 Cold Weather Activities For Dogs It’s no secret that as the temperature comes down so do our options in entertainment. Colder temperatures mean less daylight, which makes it far too easy to cozy up indoors and ignore your pet’s … Continue reading

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The Shakedown on Sugars: It’s pet diabetes month

November is National Pet Diabetes Month. Originally intended to raise awareness among humans, diabetes month has extended to pets.  We feel it’s important to share what we know about pet diabetes, primarily prevention, symptoms, and treatments.   Diabetes occurs when the … Continue reading

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