Joint Pain and mobility Support. It’s fantastic to find a product that helps to lessen or eliminate the need for NSAIDs (Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs to manage joint pain . NSAIDs come with risks, as they have have been linked to ulcers, liver and kidney damage, and and even damage to a dog’s joint… Read more »
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The Powers of High Vitamin Cod Liver Oil
You may know that cod liver oil has been used for centuries to relieve joint pain and to treat rickets, a disease that causes fragile bones in children, but it actually has a myriad of other benefits. Although cod liver oil is a fish oil supplement, it’s quite different than regular fish oil. Instead of… Read more »
Lumps and Bumps? Warts? Cancer? Medicinal mushrooms to the rescue!
Among MANY other benefits, medicinal mushrooms are amazing for supporting the immune system and for shrinking growths. We’ve seen amazing results! Papillomas (warts with a cauliflower appearance) are somewhat common in puppies or animals with compromised immune systems (cats too). They are viral in nature and can be transferred to other animals. We’ve seen great… Read more »
Cool New Product – “Protect” Probiotics
Does your dog suffer from occasional or chronic loose stool? Does your dog eat dirt? Does your dog eat poop? Has your dog been on antibiotics or metronidazole recently? Read On! We’ve recently discovered an amazing company that sells unique products for dogs called Four Leaf Rover. They’ve made fabulous choices when it comes to… Read more »
A Discussion About Chews For Dogs (And a Few For Cats)!
This is a two part article written for our newsletter for February, dental health month. This first part discusses the pros and cons of some of the chews we carry. There are certainly a lot of safety considerations to be made when you’re choosing any dog chew. You have to factor in how tenacious and… Read more »
Products We Love: Silver Vine for Cats
Many people know that catnip can create a euphoric and playful feelings in many cats, but other cats don’t seem to be affected. There are actually several other plants that could create this same effect, especially one called silver vine, which is in the kiwi family. Interestingly, a recent study shows that more cats reacted… Read more »
Kongs Are So Useful For Holidays!
We know you know about Kongs (don’t you wish you’d invented them?) but we’d like to remind you that when your house is full of busy activities, and you have an irregular schedule and visitors, it can cause anxiety for the pets in the home. For dogs, one great calming activity can be working on… Read more »
Should I Shave My Fluffy Dog in the Summer?
I just saw a little rant online from some well-intentioned woman begging dog owners to shave their poor dogs in the summer, as she felt so bad for them. I thought it might be helpful to address that question here. Actually, shaving some breeds of dogs can actually make them quite a bit hotter. Shaving… Read more »
As our world’s population grows, our demand for resources becomes more difficult to sustain. This especially goes for meat production, which requires significant land use, incredible amounts of water and food needed to raise the animals, creates conflict with wildlife concerns, and is responsible for so much pollution, especially surrounding large-scale Confined Animal Feeding Operations…. Read more »
Toppers Are Important Part 3 – Hearts
Hearts are high in natural taurine and make an excellent treat or topper! Taurine Dr Karen Becker DVM says, “Taurine, especially essential for cats, is an important amino acid for liver and gallbladder support. It’s essential for optimal blood flow, eye health, cardiovascular health, and the production of bile in both cats and dogs. Pets… Read more »