Posts By: Green Dog

Why Dry Food is Not the Best Food for Your Cat

          Here’s another great article by Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. Karen Becker: By Dr. Becker More evidence has emerged linking dry food diets and feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD). A study was conducted at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Koret School of Veterinary Medicine to evaluate urethral obstruction (UO), which is… Read more »

Dog Diagnosed with Megasophagus? Don’t despair!

  By Green Dog Pet Supply “Megaesophagus is a condition in which a dog’s esophagus is enlarged to the point that food remains in the esophagus and never makes it down to the stomach and is instead regurgitated. The muscle contraction and relaxation that normally takes place to move food down to the stomach doesn’t… Read more »

Simple Solution for Dogs that Bark out the Windows

By Green Dog Pet Supply A customer shared her very clever solution to a long time problem she was having. Her dog loves to bark out of the window, and was not only creating a lot of noise for her close neighbors, but she was also shredding her blinds. The shredded blinds not only looked… Read more »

Have Fun and Be Safe on Thanksgiving

  By Green Dog Pet Supply So of course tomorrow, watch out for your pets when your house is full of people: Make sure if they’re overwhelmed they get moved to a quieter place in the house with a nice raw bone or bully stick or stuffed Kong to work on. Make sure they’re wearing… Read more »

Good News About the Latest Canine Vaccination Guidelines

By Dr. Becker The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) Canine Vaccination Task Force has updated their vaccination guidelines for 2011. According to AAHAnet.org: Developed in a manner consistent with best vaccination practices, the 2011 Guidelines include expert opinions supported by scientific study, published and unpublished documents, and encompass all canine vaccines currently licensed in the… Read more »

Training a Cat

There’s a lot of cat stuff on our minds these days as we’ve recently adopted a 10 year old Himalayan cat. So many people think that cats don’t need anything – we hear this all the time. They seem to understand that dogs need interaction, exercise and mental stimulation, but cats, (especially indoor cats) need… Read more »

Chicken Necks for Cats and Dogs

Otis came to us at 10 years old with quite a bit of plaque on his teeth (pretty normal for a cat that only eats kibble) and during his dental cleaning, the vet noticed that he has a few abnormalities in the design of his mouth that  could cause trouble if not kept clean (pretty… Read more »