Be seen this season

Whether we like it or not, winter is upon us. As it starts to get darker much earlier in the day, it’s important to make sure your dogs always stay visible to maintain their safety as well as your own. There are many ways to make sure your dog is as visible as possible while…

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A beginner’s guide to aquarium maintenance

If you plan on owning fish, they deserve the best, as any pet does! Here is some important information to know before starting an aquarium of your own! Since the water in an aquarium isn’t constantly rushing and naturally filtering itself as it would in a river, for example, your aquarium needs proper filtration to…

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The lowdown on CBD oil

Does your dog or cat have aches and pains, anxiety, bad hips and joints, or even seizures? We recommend considering using CBD oil to help! First off, contrary to popular belief, CBD oil will NOT get your pet high! The amount of CBD in the oil is minimal and non-psychoactive, so it doesn’t produce the…

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The benefits of gently cooked foods

Despite common fears, gently cooked foods are very healthy for a pet’s nutrition for a multitude of reasons. First and foremost, meats in gently cooked foods are baked to FDA recommended temperatures in order to destroy common pathogens such as Salmonella. During the extrusion cooking process in foods such as kibbles, many vegetable proteins are…

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Don’t let this Halloween go to the dogs.

This year, leave the tricks and treats to the kiddos, not the family pet. With strangers approaching the door, and bowls of candy galore, it’s more important than ever to keep an eye on Spot when this frightful night approaches. First and foremost, hide the treats! You probably know how sneaky dogs can be, so…

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Probiotics — Supplement Series with Samantha

During a nutrition consultation, I will always ask what supplements the cat or dog is currently taking. I’ve had every answer from “there are supplements for pets?” to “here’s an alphabetized list sub-categorized by supplement type”. Although the shear amount of supplements available can be overwhelming and quite frankly a put off for pet owners,…

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Keep your pup in his bed, not yours

Are you having trouble with your four-legged friend climbing onto every piece of furniture except his bed? To train a dog not to get on your furniture, you need to do two things – deter, and then attract. Specifically, you need to deter them from getting on your couch by attracting them to a place…

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