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The Pure, Natural Power of Chia Seeds Unleashed for Your Pet!

Written on May 12, 2017 at 2:34 pm, by admin

We all remember the Chia Pet craze of the 1990’s, right?  Everyone and everything from the president to Scooby Doo had a grassy hair-do to grow or groom as you wish.  Who would’ve thought that years later the same seed would be a craze all over again but for a brand new reason – our pets’ health! Read more

What to Ask Your Vet about Senior Pets

Written on April 17, 2017 at 7:39 am, by admin

Care for our pets change as they reach their golden years.  A pet is considered senior once they reach their 7th birthday.  It’s easy to see when our pets are getting older – they start to slow down and are not as interested in play.  They may move a little slower or become stiff when first standing.  These signs are not much different than those with us as we age.  But what can be done to provide better care in their senior years?  We have the best questions to ask your vet to ensure you are well informed! Read more

Are You Stressing Out Your Dog?

Written on April 14, 2017 at 10:48 am, by admin

It may seem silly to think that our dogs can become stressed.  They don’t have deadlines to meet, bills to pay, or a million other important items on their list of things to get done in one day.  (Take a deep breath).

While they can escape the stress of human living, dogs still experience stress and there are plenty of things we are doing to induce stress for them.  Recurring stress can cause behavior problems such as incessant barking, chewing, accidents inside, or aggressive behavior.  Learn the most common stressors for dogs and options for how to keep the stress reduced! Read more