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Natural ways to prevent bad breath in dogs

You may assume bad breath comes with the territory of having a dog, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Does your dog...

Oops! 12 mistakes most dog parents make

As dog parents, we strive to do the best for our canine companions. But we may overlook or misunderstand some aspects of canine care....

15 cancer-fighting foods for you and your dog

It’s generally accepted that diet and lifestyle can help prevent cancer – and that is true of our canine companions too. So along with...

Top 5 pet food ingredients to avoid

From by-products to rendered fats – here’s what to steer clear of when buying food for your dog. Educating yourself about healthy nutrition for your...

Understanding pet food recalls

It’s been ten years since the huge pet food recall that sickened thousands of dogs and cats. How has pet food safety improved –...

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 the images pumpkins conjure up....

Top 4 tips for senior nutrition

Diet is the single most important factor affecting your dog's health and longevity. The great thing is that you're the one controlling what he...

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 baggage...

Health benefits of mushrooms for dogs

Are mushrooms good for dogs? Absolutely! Take a look at a few of their health benefits. Our kitchen cupboard at home always contained at least...

Should you feed your dog table scraps?

Experts agree that the wrong table scraps, especially when given too often, can result in digestive upsets, obesity and sometimes even life-threatening reactions. However,...

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-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, a road trip...

Feeding your picky dog

Is your pup a picky eater? Follow these four steps to transform your dog's attitude when it comes to food. 1. Get a clean bill of...

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 benefits with...

Switching your animal from a conventional to holistic vet

Making the decision to switch from a conventional to an integrative or holistic veterinarian is pretty easy. You want the best care for your...

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, minerals...

The best diets for your dog

It’s a sound principle. Dogs and cats should be nourished with the food their bodies are designed by nature to thrive on. But species-appropriate nutrition...

Why GMO is bad for your dog

Could GMO be harming your dog? Like the proverbial canary down the mine shaft, dogs have become our sentinels.  They alert us to health hazards...

Food for your dog’s brain

If you’ve ever felt lazy after eating a big meal, or hyperactive following a sugary treat, then you have an idea of how what...

Dogs & Mad Cow Disease

Mad Cow disease has reared it's ugly head in North America. So, what's being done to ensure your dog is safe? Up until a few...

5 tips for the best dog diet

Feeding your animal companions a healthy diet is a crucial component of their overall well-being. Most commercial pet foods contain poor quality ingredients and additives...

Making diet choices for your dog

Feeding your dog a nutritious diet sounds daunting, especially if you lead a busy life. But it doesn’t matter whether your days are hectic...

The importance of reading dog food labels

If you want to offer your dog good nutrition, how do you know you’re giving him a good quality product? The best way is...