Let’s Talk Toxicity in Toys

As they represent a good percentage of classic dog toys, we'll use tennis balls as our example--electric green, slightly furry, and a favorite of many dogs, tennis balls are not as benign and friendly as they seem. The "made for sport" kind can be problematic, but the truly spooky thing is that many balls and…

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Summer BBQ Safety For You And Your Dog

With summer upon us, we're here to answer all of your questions around barbecuing with your pup. While summer holidays and BBQ go hand-in-hand, it's best not to let those go hand-in-paw. Read on to learn more! But dogs eat meat, surely BBQ is okay?! Well, here's the thing--it's really best to avoid giving BBQ…

Flea and Tick Prevention

Fleas and ticks are no fun for our pups. These little devils come to life in abundance in the spring and summer heat. Ticks can carry diseases, and can cause some pretty serious health issues for you and your pets, and fleas can wreak havoc on your pup's sensitive skin! Prevention is the best course…

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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Probiotics And Their Pals–Understanding Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Postbiotics.

Biotics this! Biotics that! Pre and Pro and Post, but what does it all mean? Probiotics tend to be the topic we all know at least a little bit about —microscopic bacteria that is friendly to the gut, and plays an important role in GI health. Right! But what are prebiotics, and what the heck…

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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…

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❤️Valentines-Pup!❤️

This lovely holiday, celebrate how smashingly lucky you are to have pups in your life! ❤️Honestly, the best date you’ll ever have is squeaking a toy at you right now.❤️ We love our pups like 1000% more than the rest of humanity, so why not celebrate this day of love with your canine main squeeze,…

Grocery Pup Cooks Up World’s First Sous-Vide Dog Food

This article was originally published by Pet Guide. Read the original post. By Lori Ennis Recently two very lucky pups (ahem, mine!) got the opportunity to try some delicious vittles from Grocery Pup, the first Sous Vide Dog Food that is available for retail purchase. Your pet’s going to love it so much, they won’t even know…