Bringing Home A New (Furry) Family Member

It's Springtime! And while COVID has made things difficult, we can still find joy! For one thing, dogs are benefiting big time! Yes, people and their dogs get plenty of wonderful time together while staying at home, but what about the people who are social distancing alone, without family or pets? This weird isolation and…

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Treating Yourself And Your Pup To The Best Mother’s Day

A Happy Mother's Day to all dog moms! Whip out the champagne and bone-broth mocktails, because we've got some super sweet ideas to help you celebrate with your beloved pup! Breakfast in Bed Honestly, we don't see any reason why not. Make yourself something special-- fancy coffee/tea and fresh banana-blueberry pancakes? Absolutely! Pop some blueberries…

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My Dog Eats Grass–Is That Okay??

Dogs are known as opportunistic omnivores--that is, they are largely carnivorous (mostly well-suited to pull nutrients from meat), but are able to benefit from a smaller amount of nutrients from plant matter. This is the reason why some pups love a good fruit or veggie treat like apples or carrots! But what about other plants…

Foods That Help Fight Inflammation In Dogs

Everyone experiences inflammation of some kind, whether it’s from an injury, a rolled ankle or sprained wrist, or a health condition like arthritis. Natural-born athletes, dogs love adventure and sometimes experience injury and inflammation just like we do.  But did you know that inflammation can also be caused by diet? Truth. Due to how inflammation…

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What's Bioavailability? The Secret to Making Every Food a Superfood.

Could your pup be eating the right ingredients, but not actually getting all of the nutrients his or her body needs? It's possible depending on the cooking method used to prepare his or her food. Beyond what our pups eat, bioavailability matters greatly in ensuring our pups receive the nutrition they need to thrive. Put…

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Why Meat is the Best Protein Source for Dogs

Proteins are complex molecules made up of amino acids, the building blocks of cell growth, maintenance and repair. Proteins are made up of 20 amino acids. While dogs produce about half of these amino acids internally, the other half, termed “essential amino acids,” need to be provided by the diet. We often tend to treat…

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Aromatherapy Around Dogs—Safe or Not Safe?

In recent years, essential oils have become more and more popular. They are often advertised as natural treatment options or even alternatives to traditional medicine, treating everything from anxiety to skin conditions. What’s not to love about natural essential oils providing these benefits? Potentially a lot if you have pets in your home. Read on…