- September 1st, 2014
Although you might be tempted to skimp on portion size, this may leave you feeling guilty and your pet unsatisfied. Here are four steps to take to help your pet slim down.
1. Opt for a healthier chow—find low-calorie dog food so you can feed your pet the same portion of a tasty product that has been specifically designed for weight management.
- July 1st, 2014
Based on factors such as distance, speed, and climate, here are the dog breeds that will make the best running partners for your training.
Long distance runners: Choose a breed with a medium, muscular build.
German Shorthaired Pointers, Goldendoodles, Jack Russell Terriers, Weimaraners, and Vizslas.
- May 1st, 2014
May is National Pet Month, a time for us to appreciate all the good things pets bring to our lives, and a time for us to reward them for all their love, affection, and loyalty. Numerous studies have confirmed what pet owners already know: Pets enrich our lives in innumerable ways: everything from boosting our emotional health to even easing physical pain.
- April 1st, 2014
To get your dog’s ears fully clean of gunk, try these three easy steps:
1 Place a cotton ball in ear with an organic cleaning solution (EcoEars, Vet’s Best, etc.)
2 Massage ear while cotton ball is inside
3 Remove cotton ball and let them shake any other debris out
- April 1st, 2014
Dogs are calm, nonjudgmental, patient, and great stretchers—in other words, the perfect yoga partner. Is this a fad? Possibly. Is it fun, good bonding, and good exercise? Yes. If you live in a major metropolitan area, there’s probably a doga studio near you. Otherwise, grab a DVD of your choice, your friendly family pooch, and doga it up.
- July 1st, 2013
Want lower blood pressure, resting heart rate, stress, BMI, more exercise, and higher levels of self-esteem?
- March 1st, 2013
In 2012, Zukes, a company specifically designed to give both dogs and cats nutritious treats, made a lot of changes. Not only did they make new packaging, they created new recipes that made their line of treats more grain-free. Now, they offer a full and complete range of grain-free treats.
- February 1st, 2013
That’s right—the food truck community has gone to the dogs. And that’s a good thing. With 78.2 million dogs living as pets in the US, there simply aren’t enough pet-friendly food trucks available to serve them. Chef Michael’s is leading the charge to help food trucks serve up thoughtful meal experiences for dogs and their owners.
- January 1st, 2013
- October 1st, 2012
A recent study showed that house dust from homes with dogs appears to protect against infection with a common respiratory virus that is associated with the development of asthma in children.
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, recently presented their findings at the 2012 General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.