Posts Categorized: specific ingredients

Green Eggs 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 and soft tissues! 
Not only… Read more »

SAFE SEA GREEN LIPPED MUSSEL OIL!

Fish oils are of course very helpful for skin and itch issues, as well as being very supportive to brain and eye health, and they’re good at helping to fight inflammation. We do try to stock the most sustainable brands we can find, but the truth is that removing great quantities of fish and krill… 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 – “Digest”

Do you have an older dog? Does your dog eat a heat processed food diet like kibble or cans? Does your dog have a history of pancreatitis? Does your dog have trouble digesting his food or frequent flatulence? Does your dog have acid reflux or a rumbly tummy? Digest might be for you! Digestive enzymes… 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 »

Alternative Ways To Maintain Dental Health

In our last blog post, we discussed the benefits and risks of many of our favorite chews. Chewing/gnawing is how our dogs and cats have evolved to keep their teeth clean. However, some of our animals (some seniors, some with a history of extractions, etc) aren’t able to chew and gnaw as easily as others…. Read more »

When Vets Tell You To Switch from Grain Free Kibble to Grains

You may have heard something online or from your vet about the issue of dogs eating grain free foods sometimes showing low levels of taurine in their bloodwork. Since then, we’ve had a number of customers that come saying their vet told them to switch to a food containing grains. One local vet in our… Read more »

Attention Kibble Feeders: New Health Problem Reported

Note: This was the article we posted when the first news of the alleged link between grain free foods and heart disease. It has since been proven that there is no link between grain free foods and cardiomyopathy. That being said, we still feel this article has valuable and important information about processed foods such as… Read more »

Jiminy Crickets!

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 »

A few Myths about Senior Dogs and Nutrition

We all want to make sure we’re supporting our senior pets as they get older, but there are a few myths that persist about what is nutritionally appropriate for senior dogs. Myth #1: Seniors need lower protein diets It’s true that we used to be instructed to lower protein when dogs get older, but current… Read more »