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The Surprising Risks of Raw Dog Food

Over the past four weeks, there have been SEVEN raw dog food brands recalled due to Salmonella and Listeria contamination. The recalls began in February after six pets died or became ill, including a kitten, and two children got sick, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Raws for Paws - Ground Turkey, Feb 8th  Darwin's…

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Ask the Trainer: How Do I Get My Doggy to Stop Humping his Buddies?

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before. The company for which you work for is hosting a dog walk fundraiser for charity, and everyone in the office brings their pooch to strut their stuff. One of your co-workers – let’s call him Greg – brings his fluffy Bichon Frisee who is the cutest thing…

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An Interview With Penny the Luck Dragon and Her Lucky Mom

Believe it or not, Penny the Luck Dragon -- this cute little fluff ball -- came from a pitbull rescue group. Penny's mom, Emily, tells us there was a vet tech (also named Emily) who would go to kill shelters around the San Antonio area to find and save pitbull-type dogs before euthanasia to then…

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Why Rawhides Can Be Dangerous for Pups

Rawhides are one of the most popular treats with dog owners. Dogs can chew on them for hours on end and they seem to last forever.  So how can they be dangerous? The reason they can be dangerous is because of the chemical-laden way in which they are manufactured. Contrary to popular belief, rawhides are…

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An Interview with April, Bessie, and Mom: A Canine Rags to Riches Story

April and Bessie are two very lucky pups. April was found as a pregnant stray in California, and Bessie, a sick puppy right here in Austin. They were both adopted by Vanessa and Justin, who live in Austin, TX. Vanessa first found out about Bessie through her mom – Instagram followers may know her as…

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An Interview with Wyatt, The Most Dapper Dog in Austin, and his Ma

If you have an Instagram account, you’ve no doubt seen the super cute face that belongs to Wyatt the Great Pitty. Sadly, the first few months of Wyatt’s life weren’t ideal. But, when his “Ma” and “Pops” adopted him, that all changed. Wyatt now spends his days surrounded by love, lounging around on lazy Sundays…

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Holiday Gifts for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Leading up to the Thanksgiving week, we thought we'd kick off the holiday season appropriately by compiling the holy grail list of coveted gifts for pups and their humans.  Because let's be honest, we love to spoil our furbabies and it never hurts to get a jump start on holiday gift buying. Some of our…