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There are scores of dog food choices out there. So many, in fact, that browsing the dog food aisle at the grocery store, or your pet food store, can be completely overwhelming. In these cases you can be tempted to just reach for the cheapest brand available, but this could end up costing you in the long run. Much of the time, poor health, digestion, and other symptoms can be traced back to the kind of food you feed your dog. Itching paws, allergies, low energy, too much energy, and poor looking or smelling stools are clues that you might have your dog on the wrong type of food.
1. Choose the right kind of dog food.
Did you know that more than half of all dogs in the United States are overweight? Overfeeding, and poor nutrition are in part to blame, so you can keep your dog healthier by feeding them appropr (more…)
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There is a lot of confusion and misinformation in today’s society about mental health and mental health disorders, but when looking at statistics, the numbers are alarming. Consider for a moment that: One out of seven U.S. children aged 2 to 8 years had been diagnosed with a mental, behavioral, or developmental disorder. An estimated […]
Colder weather is just around the corner and if you are someone who likes to have a warm, cuddly kitty to sit on your lap this winter you might be in a spot where you are looking for a new pet. Finding the right kitten is always a great way to make sure that you […]
As winter sets in humans know when its time to go inside. Horses, however, don’t always have that opportunity. Equestrians know that winter means is time to dig out that fleece blankets for horses you’ve been storing all summer. You even know that really cold weather means layers for both your and your horse’s warmth. […]
- Walter Chandoha, Photographer Whose Specialty Was Cats, Dies at 98
A stray kitten appropriately named Loco started Mr. Chandoha on an unexpected career. By the time he died, he had taken some 90,000 cat pictures. [...]
- More Pet Insurance Policies Are Being Sold. But Are They Worth the Cost?
Consumer advocates say pet owners should bring a healthy skepticism when shopping for insurance. [...]
- California Forces Pet Stores to Sell Only Dogs and Cats From Shelters
A law that took effect on Tuesday makes California the first state to bar the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits that do not come from shelters or rescue [...]
- Are Animals Getting Better at Acting?
Naturalistic pet performers, in movies like “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and “Widows,” are making Toto look like a hack. [...]
- More Pets, Fewer Allergies
Children who live with cats and dogs when they are infants are less likely to develop allergies later in childhood [...]