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Summer’s Here! 5 Hot Weather Safety Tips For Pet Owners

  Hot Weather Safety Tips It seems like during winter all we do is look forward to summer – and who can blame us? It’s a wonderful time of year with long days, beautiful nights, and opportunity for outdoor activity. … Continue reading

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Recognizing Dog Depression

May is Mental Health Month, an important reminder to take care of yourself, but also to pay attention to those around you for any changes in behavior. This includes your pet. To some, it may sound silly to think that … Continue reading

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The Lowdown On Food Toppers For Dogs

Wouldn’t your dog appreciate a food topper? While dogs only have about 1700 taste buds (compared to humans’ 9000), it doesn’t mean that their kibble doesn’t become bland after years of consumption. Think about it, could you eat wheat bread … Continue reading

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5 Questions And Answers About Using Slow Feeders For Dogs

Let’s talk slow feeders for dogs As pet food experts, we’re often asked about slow feeders for dogs: What are they? What’s the point? Do they really work? Does my dog need one? Well, allow us to elaborate with a … Continue reading

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Dear Stewart: Should My Dog Eat Gluten Free Dog Food?

We received the following email asking our opinion on gluten free dog food Dear Stewart, I live in an area, where consuming carbs and gluten pretty much makes you a social pariah. Admittedly, I try to avoid them for my … Continue reading

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Do You Know What’s In Your Dog’s Treat?

Dog Treats Treats are an essential element to training and do a great job of expressing appreciation and validation toward your animal in a way they can’t misunderstand. Not only that, but dog treats make your pet happy! That in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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