You can’t think about Halloween without thinking about all of the candy that goes along with it. While this is super fun for us humans, candy is obviously not something we want our pets ingesting. Chocolate is one hazard we all probably already know about but a sneaky one is xylitol. Xylitol (also called birch sugar) is poisonous to your pet even in very small amounts.
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Detect Early Kidney Disease: Kidney Chek Interview
Below is the transcription for the interview with Dr Hillary Sweet from Kidney Chek. You can listen to the full podcast episode here. ________________ Amanda: Hey, guys, welcome back to another episode. This week, I am interviewing Dr. Hillary Sweet, who is one of the founders of a really cool new company called Kidney Chek, they … Continue reading Detect Early Kidney Disease: Kidney Chek Interview
Why Your Shouldn’t Free-Feed Your Cat
In case you haven’t heard the term, “free-feeding” is when you give your cat constant access to an entire bowl of food so they can eat as much as they want, whenever they want. Typically this is done with kibble as other foods would spoil too quickly.
How to Choose A Better Kibble
Listen to "How To Choose A Better Kibble" on Spreaker. General Tips: ALWAYS flip over the bag and read the full ingredient list. Do not rely on the front advertising panel to tell you what is in the food. Know that more expensive food does not necessarily mean that it is higher quality. Quality kibble … Continue reading How to Choose A Better Kibble
Should Your Dog Wear a Collar?
Collars are useful for identification and an adorable accessory for your pet but are they safe?
Why You Should Be Giving Your Dog Vitamin C
Vitamin C is one of the most popular and readily available supplements on the human market. The question is, how can it benefit our canine companions?
5 Great Products on AMAZON| For Raw Feeders
As a raw feeder, I often think that I need to purchase all my feeding supplies from niche, boutique pet stores. While I love supporting these types of stores (in fact I own one), online shopping offers a convenient way to access feeding supplies without having to leave your house. Here are 5 of my … Continue reading 5 Great Products on AMAZON| For Raw Feeders
The SECRET to Feeding Cats Raw Food
Listen to "Getting Picky Cats To Eat Raw" on Spreaker. So you’ve decided to feed your cats a raw food diet? Awesome. What happens when they won’t eat it? Today I’m going to give you my tips for transitioning picky cats to a species appropriate diet. 1. Temperature Matters Cats are very sensitive to the … Continue reading The SECRET to Feeding Cats Raw Food
Seventy percent (or more) of your dog's immune system is housed in their gastrointestinal tract, therefore, keeping it healthy is essential to your pet's well-being. Leaky gut is difficult to diagnose because it involves trauma to the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract. Unlike an external injury, leaky gut is best diagnosed through its symptoms which … Continue reading Leaky Gut
Treating Your Pet’s Seasonal Allergies
What are Seasonal Allergies? Today we are going to discuss seasonal allergies in your dog or cat. First, let's clear up something up–what is the difference between seasonal and environmental allergies? Environmental allergies refer to the fact that dogs can react negatively to anything in their environment including pollens, grasses, laundry detergent, floor cleaners, fertilizers, etc. … Continue reading Treating Your Pet’s Seasonal Allergies