Posts Categorized: cat health

Products We Love: Medicinal Mushrooms

by Christine Mallar   In each of our newsletters I’ve started to write a little piece called “Amazing Things You’re Not Buying”, featuring a product that we love. We have a number of products that are truly amazing, and that we wish so many more pets could have access to, due to their ability to… Read more »

‘Tis the Season For Fleas!

We’re coming up on a time of the year when fleas start to become more active. Here are a few quick tips to stay ahead of fleas (and ticks) effectively without harmful chemicals: Protect your yard Nematodes: When soil temperatures rise above 45 degrees for at least 2 to 3 weeks (spring, summer and fall… Read more »

Dental Health for Dogs and Cats

By Green Dog Pet Supply February is Dental Health Month, so it seems a good time to address the health and maintenance of your pet’s mouth. Dental health is so important to the health of your pets, and if you’re doing a good job maintaining healthy teeth and gums, your pet’s life could be extended…. Read more »

Claiming Raw Foods are Dangerous Isn’t Backed Up With Data

By Green Dog Pet Supply The FDA and the AVMA seem to have mounted a significant campaign against raw foods for pets, and we’d like to speak to that, as sometimes their information seems strangely skewed. Last August (2012), the AVMA issued a statement warning against the safety of feeding raw food due to the… Read more »

Carageenan and Our Quest to Change the World One Ingredient at a Time

By Green Dog Pet Supply At Green Dog, we have some rules about what food we do and don’t carry. However, sometimes there are ingredients that we learn about along the way, and when we do more research, the time comes to evaluate whether we want to keep the products that contain it. We never… Read more »

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 »

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 »