- June 30th, 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
- September 30th, 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.
- September 30th, 2012
A spoonful of medicine goes down a lot easier if there is a dog or cat around. Having pets is helpful for women living with HIV/AIDS and managing their chronic illness, according to a new study from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.
- July 31st, 2012
Greyhounds are loveable companion pets. However, every year, thousands of greyhounds are bred for the 27 remaining racetracks in the US. The dogs are intentionally over-bred so that there are always new dogs to replace aging and underperforming greyhounds.
- January 1st, 2012
The situation is a fairly common one in winter and spring: you’re out for a walk with your dog in a wooded area, enjoying the changing season and cool breeze. Fido trots alongside you, but stops to sniff at something next to the path. He then drops and rolls in whatever caught his attention. Unfortunately, it’s a pile of wild animal droppings.Give Fido a bath and avoid disaster
- August 31st, 2011
“That’s a tricky question,” says Shannon Hudzik, VMD, at Carmel Holistic Veterinary Clinic in California. The good news is you don’t have to worry about heartworm-infected mosquitoes biting your dog until the temperature has remained above 57 degrees for two weeks.My vet pushes me to give my dog heartworm pills each spring. Are the drugs really necessary?
- July 27th, 2011
Ah, a relaxing massage….
You lie down on the table, feeling every muscle relax, feeling all the tension and tightness massaged away. This feels better than chasing after rabbits or that bacon flavored bone you chewed on last night.