Dog treats: how much is too much?

Dog treats: how much is too much?

Most people enjoy giving their beloved pooch a special treat, and there are some nice benefits to treating your pet. For example, treats can reinforce and nurture the bond between you and your pet, and they’re a great training aid to reward desired behavior. But while treats can be an enjoyable and yummy addition to your dog’s diet, too many treats can be unhealthy. The basics about treating your dog: […]

How long does opened, canned pet food remain safe?

How long does opened, canned pet food remain safe?

We all want to feed our pets healthy, wholesome food. While keeping dry pet food fresh is mostly a matter of storing it properly in an appropriate sealed container, there are different considerations when it comes to canned pet food. Unopened, canned pet food is good to use until the “use by” or “best by” date marked on the can. However, once the can of dog or cat food has been opened, […]

[New Product] Under the Weather Chicken & Rice Freeze Dried Bland Diet

[New Product] Under the Weather Chicken & Rice Freeze Dried Bland Diet

Feeding a sick dog can be a challenge. When your pet has vomiting and/or diarrhea, even the highest quality food may be harsh on a sensitive stomach. During times of such acute illness, veterinarians often prescribe a bland diet. Though it sounds simple, many of us barely have time to cook for ourselves, let alone for our pets. Learn why Under the Weather Chicken & Rice Freeze Dried Bland Diet […]

[New Product] The Honest Kitchen Dehydrated Pet Food

[New Product] The Honest Kitchen Dehydrated Pet Food

In recent years, pet parents have become more aware of the importance of feeding their pets nutrient-rich foods as opposed to the common grocery store brands that contain fillers, artificial colors, and preservatives. The cost and inconvenience of feeding your pet a natural, raw food diet could hinder your effort to provide optimal nutrition. One way to address these challenges is to switch your pet to dehydrated pet food from […]

[New Product] TurboPUP Meal Bars for nutrition on-the-go

[New Product] TurboPUP Meal Bars for nutrition on-the-go

Sunny days are perfect for hiking, swimming and games of fetch that last until you just can’t throw another ball. Times like these require more than just a tasty treat that will leave your dog hungry for more. Active dogs need high-quality nourishment to replenish energy and stamina to keep the fun going. Packing up sufficient dry food and a proper bowl isn’t always an option. Discover an easier way […]

A veterinarian weighs in: the best pet food for weight loss

A veterinarian weighs in: the best pet food for weight loss

As with people, gaining unwanted weight and obesity is a severe health care epidemic in companion animals. There are multiple reasons for this growing epidemic: indiscriminate feeding practices by animal guardians, as well as too many extra treats and scraps from the table are all major factors in significant weight gain in our dogs and cats. Just like the situation with their parental human guardians, lack of exercise is also a […]

The best way to transition your pet to a new food

The best way to transition your pet to a new food

Unlike common beliefs amongst veterinarians and animal guardians, it is actually best to feed our animal companions a variety of foods and protein sources during their lives. Actually, the incidence of developing food allergies and/or hypersensitivities is much higher when consuming the same protein source over a long period of time. Just as people thrive on a variety of foods, pets are truly healthier when eating a variety of foods. But what’s […]