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pumpkins

Power of pumpkin

Share the health benefits of pumpkin with your four-legged friend. Spicy pumpkin pies and jack o’lanterns…this time of year, these are...

plants

Plants that heal

There’s an old adage: “you are what you eat”. It applies to all of us, including our dogs. While dogs are opportunistic omnivores who...

skin

Top 10 foods for skin & coat

Keep your dog’s skin and coat looking and feeling good with these power-packed whole foods. It’s okay to add a little variety to...

breath

Top 8 foods for dog breath

Does your dog’s breath “knock you over” when he gets too close? Bad dog breath may be an indication of less than stellar oral health....

stomach

Soothe your dog’s stomach

Most dogs surrendered to shelters or taken in by rescues have some physical and emotional baggage. Stomach issues are often part of this...

dill for dogs

Dill for your dog

When I was growing up, we regularly snipped dill from the summer garden as a perfect complement to boiled new potatoes, or thinly sliced...

mushrooms

Health benefits of mushrooms for dogs

Our kitchen cupboard at home always contained at least one can of button mushrooms. My mom made thick tomato sauce with meatballs, and it...

recipes for active dogs

Recipes for your active dog

Does your active dog need a little boost? Make these quick and easy canine treats for your pooch after a long walk, or offer them as snacks...

food for dog's dental health

Foods for your dog’s dental health

Maggie was just shy of her 13th birthday when she walked into our home and straight into our hearts. She was a much loved dog, but her...

travel snacks for dogs

Dog-friendly travel snacks

Need some dog-friendly travel snacks to take with you on your adventures? He’ll love these healthy recipes. Back in the early 1980s,...

spices for your dog

Adding spices to your dog’s diet

Cinnamon, ginger, cloves…Aside from adding flavor to food, many spices also offer a lot of nutritional value. And you can share those...

home cooking for your dog

Home cooking for your dog’s health

Variety is crucial to a healthy diet. A selection of foods and ingredients means your companion is getting the full range of vitamins,...

birthday cake for dogs

Birthday cake recipes for your dog

Birthdays were a big deal when I was growing up. Whether it was a party for my brothers or me, everyone had a role to play, including our...

dogs and cats with kidney problems

Feeding cats and dogs with kidney problems

Tyrone was king of house and neighborhood. One day, the Persian-tabby cross thought it would be cool to jump from the balcony railing to a...

novel proteins for dogs

Novel proteins for your dog

Growing up in Toronto, I acquired a taste for novel proteins and exotic foods early in life. I remember sharing snails with my dad before I...

11 foods to beat stress in dogs

Many years ago, I dealt with a dog in a rescue situation. His stress levels were so high that he started pulling his hair out with his...

foods for canine vision

10 best foods for your dog’s vision

Vision and eye health in dogs has become the talk of the town. There’s more and more discussion about eye disease in canines, including...

Top 10 herbs for your dog

Adding herbs to your dog’s diet can have a tremendous impact on his health and wellbeing. Here are ten great herbs you can grow...

holiday menu for your dog

Holiday menu for your dog

What would your dog love if she could choose a special holiday dinner? We asked Audi Donamor to come up with something fabulous and she...

cranberries for dogs

The benefits of cranberries for dogs

Cranberries are full of flavor – and they’re great for you and your animal companion. Cranberries have a long history, going all the...

vitamin B for dogs

Vitamin B recipes for your dog

Vitamin B is found in many foods, including: Alfalfa Asparagus Bananas Beans, e.g., kidney beans Cantaloupe Carrots Dairy products, e.g.,...

supplements

Supplements for your dog

Whether you feed your animal a raw or home-cooked diet, or a premium canned or dry food, the bottom line is that each animal is as unique...

fruits and veggies for your dog

Top 10 fruits and veggies for your dog

A variety of nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables can help your dog live a healthier, longer life. Feed as snacks or add a tablespoon or...

homemade training treats recipe

Homemade dog training treats

Using treats to reward your dog during training sessions is a great way to positively reinforce good behaviour – and make sessions more...

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