Why Am I Supposed to Mix Foods When I Switch Pet Foods?

Why Am I Supposed to Mix Foods When I Switch Pet Foods?

Let me ask you this in exchange: Do you eat the same thing every meal? Do you get diarrhea when you eat different meals? Normally no, right? Essentially it comes down to health the intestinal tract. If your pet has a healthy intestinal tract, then there’s no problem...
Why Does My Dog Eat Dirt?

Why Does My Dog Eat Dirt?

There are many theories as to why dogs eat dirt. These theories include missing minerals in their diet, treating intestinal parasites, and perhaps having an upset stomach. A new theory would be to consider the pH of the soil where your dog is eating and how that...
2016 Resolutions for Your Pet Family

2016 Resolutions for Your Pet Family

Take five minutes of every day to spend one-on-one time with one person/dog/cat – one at a time. This is different than group play because this creates a one-on-one bonding experience. It doesn’t matter the species, five minutes of dedicated time is worth more than...
Need a Last Minute Treat for the Four-Legged Family?

Need a Last Minute Treat for the Four-Legged Family?

Here’s a great biscuit recipe: Ingredients: 1 pound (0.5 kg) flour-whole wheat, buckwheat, millet, brown rice or other 2 teaspoons (10 ml) salt 1 quart (1 L) water 2 tablespoons (30 ml) honey or molasses 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil Directions: Mix flour and salt...
Can I Share my Holiday Meals With my Pets?

Can I Share my Holiday Meals With my Pets?

Holidays are times to share with the whole family so it certainly makes sense to want to include the four-legged family in the festivities as well. By knowing the dangers, it makes it easy to share the festivities with everyone. There’s some controversy over what...
4 Reasons Dogs Eat Poop & How Bad is It?

4 Reasons Dogs Eat Poop & How Bad is It?

Coprophagy is the fancy word for poop-eating. Regardless of the name, it really is disgusting -especially when dogs want kisses after they’ve had their yard snack. Some dogs eat feces straight from the tap, some prefer frozen poopsicles in the middle of winter. Either...

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