Posts By: Green Dog

Your Bag of Kibble Might Have Pretty Pictures, But Do You Know What’s Inside?

By Green Dog Pet Supply We all love our pets as members of our families and want to do the very best we can to keep them healthy and happy, but many of us overlook the very foundation of health for our pets – their nutrition. Just as our own health is affected by our… Read more »

If Your Vet Thinks Your Pet Needs Antibiotics, Ask Him to Do This First

By Dr. Karen Becker MRSA is short for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Staphylococcus aureus is a strain of bacteria naturally found in most animals, including humans. In your dog or cat, staph can be found as naturally occurring bacteria on the skin, in mucous membranes, as well as in the GI tract. Occasionally pets can become… Read more »

Saying No to Poor Quality Pet Food… Even When It’s Recommended by Your Vet

By Dr. Becker Recently the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) added a fifth ‘vital health assessment’ for veterinarians in determining the health status of their cat and dog patients. The four existing assessments are: temperature, cardio function, respiratory health, and pain. The new “5th Vital Assessment”1 is nutrition. Per Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, and executor director… Read more »

What the Heck is Target Training?

By Green Dog Pet Supply We just brought in some nifty extendable target training sticks to the store, and so I thought I should write up a description of what it’s used for, as targeting is such a fun and really easy activity to do with your pets, no matter what species – I’ve even… Read more »