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Our company was founded out of a desire to do better for the pets that enrich our lives in so many ways. Our blog is a place to honor those pets and the people who love them, with articles that cover topics including nutrition, mental and physical wellness, animal care, and more.

Top Tips for Adopting a Dog

Top Tips for Adopting a Dog

If you're thinking now might be a good time to adopt a dog, you're not alone. According to NPR, and The Washington Post, rescue centers across the country have been experiencing spikes in adopt …
No Confirmed Link Between Grain-free Diet and DCM in dogs according to FDA

No Confirmed Link Between Grain-free Diet and DCM in dogs according to FDA

  In July 2018, the food and drug administration (FDA) announced that it had begun investigating reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs eating certain pet foods, many label …
Everything You Need to Know About Probiotics & Digestive Enzymes for Dogs

Everything You Need to Know About Probiotics & Digestive Enzymes for Dogs

Gut health is just as important for your pet as it is for you. When it comes to maintaining a healthy gut, many dog owners consider probiotics and digestive enzymes must-haves for their pets. If y …
The Many Benefits of Dog Food with Salmon

The Many Benefits of Dog Food with Salmon

Is Salmon in Dog Food Good for Dogs? For humans, salmon is a well-known, excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids which improves brain health, the immune system and also reduces joint inflammation… …
IBS In Dogs: What Should I Do if I Think My Dog Might Have IBS?

IBS In Dogs: What Should I Do if I Think My Dog Might Have IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is an uncomfortable condition for dogs which can cause — just as it can for humans — stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. The results can be highly w …
What Causes Sudden Aggression in Cats?

What Causes Sudden Aggression in Cats?

Animals don't do things without a reason, and cats are no exception. If your feline friend suddenly turns into a hissing, scratching, growling spitfire, there is a reason for this change in behavi …
Why Does My Dog Dig in the Carpet and Furniture?

Why Does My Dog Dig in the Carpet and Furniture?

The first time you caught your dog in the act you might have chuckled, then shaken your head with a wry smile on your face. Just another of those strange quirks of the animals we love so dearly.  …
Why Is My Cat Losing His Whiskers?

Why Is My Cat Losing His Whiskers?

Cats can shed fur like crazy at certain times of the year, and some may even shed all year long. Did you know that cats can also shed or lose whiskers? The reasons behind whisker loss can range fr …
Why Do Tabby Cats Have an “M” on Their Forehead?

Why Do Tabby Cats Have an “M” on Their Forehead?

For some people, the term “tabby cat” conjures up an image of a rough looking alley cat living on the street. However, tabby is a coat pattern and not a breed of cat, and it's found in many pedigree k …
Why Is My Pet Pacing at Night, and What Can I Do?

Why Is My Pet Pacing at Night, and What Can I Do?

Have you ever been awakened by your dog pacing around at night? Suddenly you’re hearing those little toenails click, click, clicking on the hardwood floors while you’re trying to sleep. Do they ne …
Do Cats Like to Be Kissed?

Do Cats Like to Be Kissed?

For humans, the act of a kiss can mean many different things. We may use a kiss as a greeting, a sign of passion, an apology, or a sweet and innocent gesture. A kiss is a way for us to connect with on …
6 Surprising Facts about a Dog's Cowlicks

6 Surprising Facts about a Dog's Cowlicks

By Linda Cole Most of us have dealt with a stubborn lock of hair that can't be combed flat no matter what. But did you know that dogs also have cowlicks? These small patches of hair grow in a spi …