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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…)
We Love Our Doggies
When you have a household pet, chances are that you consider them to be part of your family. Given this, you likely take them to the vet on a regular basis and make sure that their shots are up-to-date. In addition to taking care of your pet’s health and well-being by only feeding them quality […]
Did you know that nearly 50 million U.S. households own a dog? That’s nearly 50 percent of all households! Dogs are our companions and tried and true friends. They greet us when we get home, they love on us when we are sad, and they are always up for a walk or belly rub. If […]
If you’re among the 46.3 million households in the U.S. that have a dog, you’ve most likely heard some pretty ridiculous “facts” about dogs. Turns out, some popular “facts” like “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” are just myths! Check out the following myths about dogs so you know what’s true and what’s […]
- I’m a Lesbian Who Hates Cats. I’m Going to Die Alone.
They mirror bad relationships. They ghost you. They string you along with tiny rewards. [...]
- The Stripes in a Cat’s Whiskers
Feline whiskers may have bands of color similar to those observed in fur, but experts aren’t sure why. [...]
- A Bedroom for Rover, Maybe Even a Condo
For serious animal lovers, pets are like family. And doesn’t every family member deserve his own space? [...]
- Cat Declawing Ban in Denver Would Be a First Outside California
A City Council member there has proposed a bill that would ban declawing the animals, saying the procedure is painful and unnecessary. [...]
- California Tells Pet Stores Their Dogs and Cats Must Be Rescues
Critics of a new law, which applies to dogs, cats and rabbits, say small stores and backyard breeders should not be punished for “puppy mills.” [...]