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Archive for July, 2016

Top 5 Berries to Stop Your Dog’s Aching Joints

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Top5BerriesWhether your dog is 2 years old or 10 years old, he can suffer from the effects of inflammation in his body.  The most common form of frequent inflammation is arthritis and aching joints.  Our pet’s joints are the first to fall victim to inflammation.  By the time we notice a slight limp or taking longer to rise off the floor, their joints are already in desperate need of intervention.

Prevention is key!  Feeding whole, natural foods regularly adds antioxidants to their diet.  Antioxidants are inflammation’s worst enemy!  The more color, the more antioxidants.  Which foods have the brightest colors?  Berries!  We have the top 5 to start feeding your dog today! (more…)

How to Recognize When Your Pet is in Pain

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

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Our pets are apex predators in the wild.  They are near the top of the food chain being incredible hunters and formidable athletes to catch their prey.  Being the king of the jungle comes with its price, though.  Showing signs of weakness can mean losing their place in the pack, or being ostracized altogether.  That’s why our pets have become masters at hiding their pain from us.  Recognizing the telltale signs can save your pet’s life. (more…)

10 Dog Myths You Should NEVER Believe!

Monday, July 18th, 2016

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We have all probably heard some common misconceptions about dogs within our lifetime. A number of them we now have learned are completely false, yet others we are still curious about. We have the 10 most common myths and the truths behind them!

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