Feed Raw REAL Bones

rawhidebonesI shared this poster the other day on our council’s Facebook page and one woman astounded me with her comments – mostly because she showed a complete lack of knowledge on raw feeding. The only reason she could have stated what she did is that it was a knee-jerk reaction to continue to support the ease and comfort of feeding “clean, neat” rawhide bones to her dogs. (Click on the photo so you can enlarge and read it all). Continue reading Feed Raw REAL Bones

Make Sure it Really IS a Treat

Make Sure it Really IS a TreatNot all dog treats are created equal. If it is truly to be a treat, then make sure it doesn’t turn into a death sentence for your pet. There are some great and viable alternatives to use for training and reward that won’t cause harm and in fact can be a little additional nutrition for your dog.

Just do all things in moderation – one of the laws of health. Treats need to be counted as part of the dietary intake for the day. Continue reading Make Sure it Really IS a Treat

Doggie Treats

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There is such a variety when it comes to treats for our dogs these days but make sure you are making wise choices for their overall good health

These days’ dogs certainly have a wide variety to choose from for their snacking pleasure. It’s rather funny to me how we feel the need to contribute to our dogs’ bad eating habits the same way we support our own. The good news is that while there is a wide variety of doggie treats on the market, the newest trend is leaning towards healthy or “natural” treats for our dogs. Keep reading here: Continue reading Doggie Treats

Happy Halloween for Dogs?

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Halloween may be fun for humans but it isn’t always for our dogs

Think of it this way, all these weird, small people coming and ringing doorbells all over the neighborhood can’t seem normal to a dog. In fact, I’d venture to say that most dogs would be downright confused, nervous, wary and possibly even aggressive towards of all this human nuttiness. So what can we do to ensure a safe night for our canine friends that won’t lead to any heartaches or accidents?
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