Posts Categorized: other health concerns

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »