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Glucosamine – The WHAT, WHY and HOW You MUST Know

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Just like us humans, our pets tend to slow down and become stiff as they grow older.  While many of us may want to chalk it up to old age and ignore it, this pain and stiffness could be due to the loss of one small naturally made ingredient – glucosamine.

What is glucosamine and why is it so important for the health and mobility of our pets?  We explain it all! (more…)

Why Are You NOT Feeding Raw Goat’s Milk?!

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Raw goat’s milk is the next big thing in the pet health world.  Many veterinarians and experts in pet health have been recommending goat’s milk as a cure for some of our pet’s ailments.

The consumption of goat’s milk to treat and cure illnesses and diseases dates back to 2000 BC.  Goat’s milk has been known to treat those with diarrhea, malnutrition, constipation, poor digestion, diabetes, obesity, allergies, inflammation, just to name a few!  And the best part?  It’s safe, natural and beyond healthy for our pets, too! (more…)

Are You Utilizing Coconut Oil to its FULL Effect for Your Pets?

Monday, May 15th, 2017

 

The benefits of coconut oil are not to be passed up.  This is another superfood packed with incredible nutrients.  We can benefit from the consumption of coconut oil as much as the four-legged members of our families.

 

There are hundreds of ways to use coconut oil!  But for now, we’re just talking about our pets and how it can enrich their lives and their health.  Here are just a few:

 

 

 

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

Friday, May 12th, 2017

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! (more…)

6 Truths Your Vet Isn’t Telling You & WHY!

Monday, January 16th, 2017

What Vet Isnt Telling You

There is no doubt about it – your vet is the single most important partner in the care and health of your pet.  This is a great responsibility taken very seriously by veterinarians.  But, they’re not superhuman!  Even vets are uncomfortable being honest with pet owners and will sometimes mince words to spare our feelings.  Here are some of those tough conversation topics your vet may not have had with you…yet. (more…)

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Why Daily Walks are ESSENTIAL to Your Dog’s Health

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

walking-essential-to-dog-healthOur vets and animal specialists from every corner of the world always stress the importance of daily walks for our dogs.  These walks do more for their health than we are aware of, especially their mental health!  A romp around the neighborhood is important for more than just stretching their legs and moving around.

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It is within our dog’s instinct to travel.  Wolves may travel up to 50 miles per day to find food and patrol their territory.  Our dogs are lucky if they walk 1 mile per day in the sedentary, domestic lives they lead today.  (more…)

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 Do I Get My Dog to Enjoy Healthy Foods?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

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We’ve written many a blog post on the benefits of feeding healthy “human” foods to our pets, as well as how those foods can heal their bodies from the inside out.  All of that information will be useless if your pet won’t eat them, right?  Some pets can be extremely finicky when it comes to eating.  Others will gulp down whatever you put in front of them.  For the pet parents who struggle with picky eaters, we’ve got some easy tips to make your pet a bit more adventurous! (more…)

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Quick Tips to Freshen that Doggy Breath!

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

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Fresh breath is more than just enjoying a stink-free kiss from your dog. Fresh breath means his teeth and gums are healthy and clean. Smelly breath could signal plaque and tartar build-up, gum disease, or infections of the mouth. In between cleanings at the vet which removed most, if not all, plaque and tartar on the teeth, there are easy ways to maintain your dog’s dental health at home. (more…)

Chia Seeds – The Next Miracle Food for Dogs?

Monday, November 10th, 2014

We all remember the Chia Pet craze of the 90’s. Everything from the president to Scooby Doo had a grassy hair-do to grow or groom as you wished. Who would’ve thought that years later that same seed would be a craze all over again but for a brand new reason – health!

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